Slovak films of the 1990s

Slovakia: Restricted cinema in the era of economic transformation

The end of the last century brought new hope to post-communist Slovakia, but the state’s cultural policy quickly adjusted to a capitalist mode of production. Cinema mostly did not present a critical voice in this process. Narratives in Slovak feature films remained isolated from the political situation and critical documentary was censored on public television.

The White Dream of Marian Kotleba

Marian Kotleba – a teacher from Banská Bystrica who became the most notorious Slovak nationalist. Who is he? What do people of his hometown say about him?

Where are you going, Slovakia?

The massive protests taking place in Slovakia lack a clear direction, and the opposition is not exactly a shining example of liberal democracy either.