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Top Pick: Febio Festival airs International Films

After an extremely successful stay in the Czech Republic, the Febio Festival - a collection of international films featuring the works of Slovak, Czech, American and British filmmakers - hits Slovakia. The festival will air in Bratislava, Žilina, Nitra, Banská Bystrica, Prešov, Martin and Košice.
Now in its fourth year, the successful festival promises to entertain audiences with intense documentaries, original screenplays and probing profiles of some of the participating international film directors. A new addition this year, the festival also includes revealing documentaries produced by the American cable channel Home Box Office (HBO).
Many of the films are presented in English with either Slovak or Czech sub-titles, including 'If...' by Lindsay Anderson, and the controversial film "What Sort of Gentleman Are You Looking For?" by British film director Jane Treays.


The popular Czech film 'Return of the Idiot' will air at the 2000 Febio Festival.

After an extremely successful stay in the Czech Republic, the Febio Festival - a collection of international films featuring the works of Slovak, Czech, American and British filmmakers - hits Slovakia. The festival will air in Bratislava, Žilina, Nitra, Banská Bystrica, Prešov, Martin and Košice.

Now in its fourth year, the successful festival promises to entertain audiences with intense documentaries, original screenplays and probing profiles of some of the participating international film directors. A new addition this year, the festival also includes revealing documentaries produced by the American cable channel Home Box Office (HBO).

Many of the films are presented in English with either Slovak or Czech sub-titles, including 'If...' by Lindsay Anderson, and the controversial film "What Sort of Gentleman Are You Looking For?" by British film director Jane Treays.

Also for the first time this year, Italian films will be included at the Bratislava venue. Film Club Nostalgia. Film Club 901, Mladosť Cinema, and the Czech Centre will all air such films. The festival opens on February 14 across the nation and runs until February 29. For air times and ticket prices, check the above mentioned theatres.

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