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Record attendance at the first weekend of Art Film Fest

The first weekend of this year's Art Film Fest in Trenčín and Trenčianske Teplice has had record-high attendance, the TASR newswire reported. On the June 17-19 weekend, 7,864 viewers attended the film festival, 1,300 more than last year.

The first weekend of this year's Art Film Fest in Trenčín and Trenčianske Teplice has had record-high attendance, the TASR newswire reported. On the June 17-19 weekend, 7,864 viewers attended the film festival, 1,300 more than last year.

"I'm pleasantly surprised. I haven't been expecting such attendance, not even in my wildest dreams," said Art Film Fest director Peter Nágel.

Besides offering quality films, the festival hosted famous guests from the world of movies, including legendary Serbian film director Emir Kusturica who received a Golden Camera Award.

Among other guests seen in Trenčianske Teplice were popular actors János Bán (Hungary) and Zdeněk Svěrák (the Czech Republic) who also received awards.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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