The protests of 2012 and 2013 in Slovenia seem to have drawn a blank. People did realize the urgent need for a different kind of politics and more honest leadership of the country, writes Boris Vezjak. But they did not offer ideas for concrete improvements.
It will soon be 500 years since the publication of Thomas More’s Utopia and the birth of a concept that has retained its grip on the imagination ever since. Matic Majcen turns to the small village of Marinaleda in Andalusia, Spain in search of a contemporary utopian project.
The importance of going to film festivals
A film critic without a film festival is no film critic at all, insists Matic Majcen, film editor for the Slovenian journal “Dialogi”. To be completely alone with the film and one’s opinion of it is a unique experience in a film world where advertising and promotion are becoming increasingly invasive.