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Slovak Movie Night: Rosy Dreams (Ružové sny)

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As part of the SLOVAK MOVIE NIGHT, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic invites you to the screening of the film “Rosy Dreams (Ružové sny)” on September 5, 2018, at 6:30 pm.
RSVP required: rsvp.washington@mzv.sk by September 4, 2018

A film about adolescence, dreaming and the first big but forbidden love. In a poetic story about the relationship between good-humored a bit naive postman Jakub and beautiful gypsy Jolanka. The world of fantasy and soberness, the pragmatism of everyday life to which the pink dreaming of both of the main characters, after all, retreat. 
The film received the Czechoslovak Critics' Award for 1996, 
the Czech and Slovak Film Festival's Audience Award in Bratislava in 1977. Rosy Dreams is the only Slovak film made in the 70's screened in abroad.

About the director
Dušan Hanák is a Slovak director and writer. He made twenty short documentary films, which won major national and international awards in Oberhausen, Montevideo, Biennale of Young Art in Paris, and many other festivals.
He is the author of the book of texts and photographs. He received a Prize for Excellent Achievement in the Art of Cinema at the retrospective of his films in Denver in 1991. In 2006, he won a Golden Camera Award at the International Art film Festival in Trenčianske Teplice and an Award to the Career at the Bergamo International Film Festival. In 2008, he received the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Movie director: Dušan Hanák, 80 min., 1976
Cast: Juraj Nvota, Iva Bittová, Josef Hlinomaz
©Slovak Film Institute, Bratislava 2007