Now Showing: Hviezda (The Star)

The documentary film Hviezda (The Star) tells the story of Jan Slovak, a 55-year-old welder, who falls in love with acting. His desire begins when he gets the lead role in a theatrical adaptation of the worst movie of all time, Plan 9 From Outer Space by Ed Wood Jr. Soon his passion for theatre became his destiny.

This funny and tender documentary from Slovak director Andrej Kolenčík proved popular on the festival circuit with screenings at the likes of Palm Springs, Villa Du Conde and Portobello.

11 January 2015, by Laurence Boyce