This is a list of notable films produced in Slovenia or the predecessor countries on its territory.
Slovenia declared its independence from Yugoslavia on June 25, 1991. Slovene-language films produced in Yugoslavia before this date are also listed. Titles, translated titles, and release dates correspond to official entries in the Slovenian Film Fund database, which sometimes differ from entries in other film databases (such as the IMDb).
|Razgled po Ljubljani
(View of Ljubljana; also known as Razgled Ljubljane, Panorama Ljubljane, or Razgled po Ljubljani)
|cinematographers of Lumière||short/documentary||Considered the first film recorded in the territory of the present-day Slovenia. It was presumably filmed by deputies of Auguste and Louis Lumière, although the director Srđan Kneževič ascribed it to Bläser. It was filmed from Ljubljana Castle or some other high point in the town in autumn 1898, when Ljubljana was receiving numerous visits due to the 1895 earthquake. It was about 2 minutes long and was shown by the businessman Johann Bläser in Tivoli Park (Latterman Avenue) from 7 until 14 May 1899. The film has been lost.|
|Sejem v Ljutomeru
(Fair At Ljutomer)
Odhod z maše v Ljutomeru ("Dismissal from Mass in Ljutomer")
Na domačem vrtu (In the Family Garden)
|Karol Grossmann||short/documentary||Considered the first examples of Slovene film|
|Ljubljana 1909||Salvatore Spina Company, Trieste||documentary/reportage||Original title: Ljubljana. The oldest preserved video recordings of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. On the 25th anniversary of the Slavec Workers’ Choir of Ljubljana. 1909, 35 mm, black and white, 166 m, 7', silent.|
|V kraljestvu Zlatoroga
(In the Kingdom of the Goldhorn)
|Janko Ravnik||Joža Čop, Miha Potočnik, Franica Sodja, Herbert Drofenik||acted (a trip to mountains)/documentary||The first Slovenian feature film|
(The Slopes of Mount Triglav)
|Ferdo Delak||Milka Badjura, Anton Danilo Cerar, Pavla Marinko, Miha Potočnik, Uroš Zupančič||acted (love story)/documentary|
|O, Vrba||Marijan Foerster||documentary||A key Slovene pre-war film that presents the birth house and the birth village of France Prešeren, the Slovene national poet. It contains a number of sound innovations, as well as rare preserved recordings of the voices of Fran Saleški Finžgar, who presented the house, and Oton Župančič, who read the poem "O Vrba". Due to the cultural silence, the film was released only on 26 August 1945.|
|Ljubljana pozdravlja osvoboditelje
(Ljubljana Welcomes Liberators)
|Marijan Foerster||acted/documentary||The first post-war film, released on 17 July 1945. On 26 August 1945, it was rereleased with some acted scenes.|
|Na svoji zemlji
(On Our Own Land)
|France Štiglic||Miro Kopač, Angela Rakar, Stane Sever||war film||The first Slovenian feature film with sound; nominated for Palme d'Or at the 1949 Cannes Film Festival.|
Other notable productions
Other films, partially or indirectly, but significantly linked with Slovenia in terms of production.
- No Man's Land (2001) - Bosnian-Slovenian-Italian-French-Belgian-British co-production
- The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008) - Bulgarian-Slovenian-German-Hungarian co-production
- The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) - significant parts were shot on location near Bovec, Slovenia
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- "Umrl Boštjan Hladnik". 24ur.com (in Slovenian). 2006-05-30. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
- "Awards for Vdovstvo Karoline Zasler (1976)". IMDb. Retrieved 2011-02-20.
- "Preisträger 1985". Internationales FilmFestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2011-02-18.
- "Awards for A Summer in a Sea Shell". IMDb. Retrieved 2011-02-17.
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