Slovak National Nomination for Oscar 2012

Made in Ash is the Slovak National Nomination for Oscar 2012 for the Best Foreign Language Film, The Last Bus qualifies for the short animation category

Fri., Jul. 13, 2012, 5:08pm

A raw look at a Slovak Romany girl's sad trajectory

A raw look at a Slovak Romany girl's sad trajectory from textile factory novice to sex worker, "Made in Ash" is tough filmmaking that will have limited appeal even for fest audiences, but still signals the emergence of a helmer to watch in Iveta Grofova.

11 July, 2012

Made In Ash is an uncompromising but highly watchable film.

The documentary background of Czech director Iveta Grofova serves her well with her feature debut Made Of Ash (Az do mesta As), a tough slice of contemporary life set against the harsh backdrop of a Western Bohemian town on the Czech-German border where scores of Slovaks and Ukrainians arrive looking for a better life.

26. júna 2012

Až do mesta Aš

Sociálna, časozberne nakrútená snímka o ženách rôzneho veku, vzdelania a národnosti je tragikomédiou o nádeji a vychádza z autobiografickej skúsenosti režisérky z nemecko-českej textilnej továrničky v pohraničnom meste Aš.

June 5, 2012, 1:11 PM

The Slovak-Czech debut MADE IN ASH by Iveta Grófová will open the East of the West competition

There’s a new look to this section, which seeks out talented filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe and now focuses exclusively on brand new first and second films