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    • New Talents Open Call
      Eastern Neighbours Film Festival (ENFF) began in The Netherlands in 2008 with the idea to offer Dutch and international audiences a unique glimpse into the cinema of their neighbors from Eastern and Southern Europe. This annual event presents the most recent, exciting, and thought‐provoking films, from countries with small, but often powerful film industries, that… Read more: New Talents Open Call
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      Every year, ENFF brings special musical guests who bring beauty to the program and further represent the rich cultures of their countries to a Dutch audience.
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Liquid Bread



A three-generation family in southern Slovakia unveils its secrets! A humorous film with a Cannes premiere that tackles difficult topics from a bright, fresh perspective.  

In the south of Slovakia, on hot summer days, a family of three generations meets under one roof. An unexpected visit from Zoja, the granddaughter, stirs up the peaceful routine. Within the quiet presence of God and alcohol, the family unravels its tragicomical past and a few (almost) unshared memories.

SHOWTIMES | Triple Feature: Slovak Shorts with Awohali & Criss Cross | Special Guest: Monika Lostakova

Friday, 24 November – 15:00

Sunday, 26 November – 13:00

CHLIEB NAS KAZDODENNY | 2022 | 26 min | Slovakia

PRODUCTIONRosa Pokorna – Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava
CASTMilka Zimkova, Karol Calik, Ondrej Koval, Viktoria Suplatova
SCREENPLAYAlica Bednarikova, Diana Dzurillova
EDITINGMichal Rodom


Cannes Film Festival, 2022 – La Cinef Competition, World Premiere | Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Future Frames: Generation NEXT of European Cinema | Stockholm International Film Festival, 2022 | FEST – New Directors / New Films Festival, Portugal, 2022 | Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 2023


Alica Bednarikova (1999) comes from Zlina, Slovakia. She studied at a bilingual gymnasium in Sucany and afterward pursued her film-directing studies at The Academy of Performing Arts. During this time, she has written and directed several short films, including “Boredom” which was screened at several festivals. She also writes poetry and short stories.