KAMERAT Labour Film Festival
Kamerat, the pioneering festival of working-class cinema in Slovenia and one of the few of its kind worldwide, finds its unique character in the local backdrop of historical workers' movements intertwined with traditional mining and glass workers' culture. This distinctive setting allows Kamerat to showcase films in extraordinary locations, including a mine pit, a compressor station, and, for the first time in 2023, an open-air venue—the mine shaft plateau.
Using film as a powerful tool for social critique, the festival delves into the complex dynamics of labor, bridging the gaps between history and the future. It examines the evolving concept of work and workers' rights in diverse socio-economic and technological contexts.
Complementing the film screenings, Kamerat offers a rich program of round table discussions, talks with local and international artists, exhibitions, and workshops. Collaborating with trade unions, movements, activists, artists, and cultural workers, Kamerat aspires to achieve national visibility while fostering dialogue and engagement around crucial social and labor-related issues.