THE TEACHER: 2017 EFA Feature Film Selection

THE TEACHER:  2017 EFA Feature Film Selection

European Film Academy has announced the titles of the 51 films (from 31 European countries) on 2017´s EFA Feature Film Selection, the list of feature fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards 2017, including The Teacher.

For all selected movies go to www.europeanfilmawards.eu.



ANIFILM Competition of Feature Films is dominated by European entries this year. Galina Miklínová’s The Oddsockeaters is the only 3D CGI animated film in the final selection and the only one Czech/Slovak entry in the competition.

Anifilm 2017 takes place in Třeboň, Czech Republic 2nd - 7th May 2017.

'The Teacher' ('Ucitelka'): Karlovy Vary Review

'The Teacher' ('Ucitelka'): Karlovy Vary Review

The first Slovak-language feature from lauded Czech filmmaker Jan Hrebejk, who directed the Oscar-nominated 'Divided We Fall', took home the best actress award at the Karlovy Vary fest.

(Karlovy Vary Review by Boyd van Hoeij, The Holywood Reporter, 2016, July 14th)

Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘The Teacher’

Karlovy Vary Film Review: ‘The Teacher’

The prolific Czech director-writer duo Jan Hrebejk and Petr Jarchovsky (“Cozy Dens,” “Divided We Fall,” “Kawasaki’s Rose”) return to top form with this compelling Slovak-language dramedy.

(Karlovy Vary Review by Alissa Simon, The Variety, 2016, July 11th)

IndieWire: ‘The Teacher’ Review

IndieWire: ‘The Teacher’ Review

A Communist Satire That’s More Fun Than It Sounds

(Review by David Ehrlich, published in The IndieWire, 2016, July 8th)

The latest film from "Divided We Fall" director Jan Hřebejk tackles Czech history in a way that the whole world should watch.

The Teacher: 51st KVIFF Official Selection

51st KVIFF Official Selection for Competition

Karlove Vary (July 8, 2016):

51st KVIFF: The Best Movie Poster Award

Of the twelve posters from the Official Selection competition at the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the winner was the poster for The Teacher directed by Jan Hřebejk.

Source: KVIFF

Bratislava/Karlove Vary (May 31, 2016):

The International Film Festival Karlovy Vary (July 1 – 9 2016) unveils its Official Selection Competition line-up featuring two Slovak titles. One of them is Slovak-Czech co-production The Teacher by the acclaimed Czech director Jan Hřebejk.

The Teacher is Hřebejk's first Slovak majority film, starring well-known Slovakian actors such Zuzana Mauréry, Peter Bebjak, Zuzana Konečná, Csongor Kassai, Attila Mokos or Éva Bandor. The film was co-produced by PubRes (SK), OFFSIDEMEN (CZ), RTVS - Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (SK) and Česká televize (CZ).

The sales are handled by LevelK. The film was supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund (SK), Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic (SK) and the State Cinematography Fund (CZ).

Source: KVIFF and AIC