Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in New York
On June 7, 2017 screening of a documentary film made by Nation’s Memory Institute “Scouts Rising from the Dust” was held in New York.
Consulate General of Slovakia in New York presented on May 20, 2017 a Slovak film directed by Rasťo Boroš Stanko at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York.
On May 11, 2017 a Slovak short animated film by Martina Mikušová Chilli was screened in New York as part of the Animated Spirits: New Animation from Europe.
Slovak-Czech co-production film by director Jan Hřebejk and screenwriter Petr Jarchovský The Teacher was screened on May 2, 2017 in New York. Slovak actress Zuzana Mauréry starred in the leading role. The story was inspired by true events, film‘s about the strength of human character, although set in the early 1980s, tells a universal story that could happen anytime and anywhere, at least as long as corruption, pettiness, and selfishness still exist.
On April 19, 2017 a fifth edition of popular 6-Minute Challenge was held in New York. Czech and Slovak Academics and Artists from New York and area creatively presented their work in short presentation limited to six minutes.