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Slovakia gets first HD digital cinema

SPI International Inc. releases two digital docs

KIEV, Ukraine -- Central European film producer, distributor and TV channel owner SPI International, which has offices in Warsaw, Prague, Bratislava and Budapest, has become the first film distributor in Slovakia to introduce high-definition cinema from digital media, the company said in a press release.

Two feature-length documentaries by Slovak filmmaker Pavol Barabas, "Unknown Antarctica" and "Bhutan," were released Thursday in two cinemas in Slovakia that are equipped with digital HD projection technology.