A short witty documentary uncovering the real truth about Miroir Noir painters’ group and its working methods. Shot under the influence of rum and a very cold winter in Miroir Noir’s old studio in Bratislava, (SVK-ENG emb.subs) Original music by Nicolas Arnaud
A French drama in the style of Film Noir. One detective, one city, one crime. Winner of the Best Short Film award at Color – The Art Festival 2013 in Ahmedabad, India. Written and directed by Aliakbar Campwala. Cinematography by Aliakbar Campwala and Zora Stassova
Documentary about an International Art Symposium taking place in Nitra, Slovakia. Artists from all around the world gather for ten days to work together, share their ideas about art and creation, present their works and prepare a final exhibition with the theme of Proximity. During the course of the 10 day symposium strong bonds and life-long friendships are formed.
Unique documentary portrait of Eva Rehakova, visual artist from Slovakia .
Uses techniques of collage, free association and palimpsest to introduce the personality, style and works of the artist.
International Première at Exploding Cinema, London 2
Shot for the eponymous exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the N´89 – group of visual artists from Nitra, Slovakia.
Screened during the Scéna Exhibition in the Nitra Gallery and at the White Nights event In Nitra
A Kafka-esque story of a young man’s journey through a sacred land where even the simplest of things have severe consequences. On his endless pleasure-seeking journey he meets his Past, Future and Fate. Will he dare to ask the right question when the time comes?
Selected for the Audience Prize of Athens Film Festival Platforma Video 09.
International Première at Exploding Cinema, London 2009
Film portrays strong bond between autistic girl and her older sister. This short film got a lot of positive feedback from families coping with autism. Entry Winner of the Annual Filmaka ‘Wild Card’ Competition for 2009/ 2010 Written and directed by Aliakbar Campwala, cinematography by Zora Stassova. Worldwide Distribution in a short film DVD compilation…
Complicated family relationships in a multi-cultural society show how first impressions can often be misleading. Filmaka Jury film – judged by a Hollywood Jury in Los Angeles. I am Pregnant (2009) is a short drama, written and directed by Aliakbar Campwala with Zora Stassova as 1st Assistant Director. Premiéred at the Luton Art Festival 2010…
Visually compelling short drama inspired by the painting The Eve of St. Agnes by John Everett Millais. Directing début of Zora Stassova premièred at Exploding Cinema, London 2008. In 2009, it was showcased at the 8 Women exhibition at the Slovak Union of Visual Arts, Bratislava and then screened again in 2012 at an Exploding Cinema…
Short film written and directed by Aliakbar Campwala and also a rare sight of Zora Stassova as an actor. This film was featured in the Filmaka “Truth or Dare” Contest.