Competition Programme

RUB AGAINST THE WALL

Slovakia | 2014

Maria Rumanova

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Director:
Mária Rumanová

Screenplay:
Mária Rumanová   

Director of photography:
Michal Fulier,
Radka Šišuláková

Film Editing:
Fabián Fronček

Film School:
FTF VSMU

Cast:
Inhabitants of city Čierna nad Tisou

Duration:
26′

Synopsis

This short documentary is a portrait of the collective identity of the inhabitants of a Slovak bordering town, Čierna nad Tisou. The town once dubbed the Golden Gate of Socialism is now a run-down image of Slovakia’s eastern periphery. Today in seemingly stationary environments of a former rail transit station, its inhabitants are looking for a new gateway to the world and their place under the Sun.

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Director's Biography

Maria Rumanova

Maria Rumanova was born in Bratislava, Slovakia, in 1989. She studied documentary film the Faculty of Film and Television at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.