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21 January at 17:00

The Whistlers La Gomera

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Police inspector Cristi arrives to the Canarian island of Gomera to meet Gilda, a femme fatale, and learn the ancient whistling language. But nothing is as it seems, and things don’t go as planned.

Select screenings in January

An Officer and a Spy J'accuse

Roman Polanski tells the story of the Dreyfus affair, a political scandal that shook France and the world in the late 19th century. The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and was screened at the 2019 Ljubljana International Film Festival.

From 23 January

Little Women Little Women

In the period after the American Civil War, the March sisters—the peculiar and ambitious Jo, the quiet and frail Beth, the elegant and kind Meg, and the spoiled Amy—are growing up guided by their loving mother Marmee.

From 25 January

Tales from the Animal Kingdom Pripovedke iz živalskega kraljestva

First Timers

Six short visually diverse tales from the animal kingdom, also for the youngest.

26 January at 19:00

Joker Joker

Rain-Check Screenings

It’s 1981. Arthur Fleck is seeking his own place under the sun in the torn society of Gotham City. By day, he is a clown, by night he is an aspiring stand-up comedian. But people laugh at him instead of his jokes. Trapped between apathy and violence, Arthur takes a decision that will trigger a chain of events.

28 January at 17:00

System Crasher Systemsprenger

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Nine-year-old Benni is loud, wild, and unpredictable. Her unbridled energy is frustrating for everybody around her. But Benni only wishes for one thing: to return to her mother.

2 February at 19:00

Where'd You Go, Bernadette Where'd You Go, Bernadette

Rain-Check Screenings

An inspiring comedy about a mother who rediscovers her passion for creativity after having sacrificed many years for her family. Directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Before Midnight), the film is based on Maria Semple’s best-selling book Where’d You Go, Bernadette.

Select screenings in February

The Traitor Il Traditore

It’s the early eighties; Sicilian mafia bosses are fighting a bitter war for control over the heroin trade. From his hideout in Brazil, mafioso Tommaso Buscetta observes as his relatives at home are killed, knowing he might well be next. When he gets arrested by the Brazilian police and sent back to Italy, Buscetta makes a decision that will forever change the course of Mafia history: he decides to meet with judge Giovanni Falcone and break the vow he gave to the cosa nostra.

4 February at 17:00

Synonyms Synonymes

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Chronicling a young Israeli’s tragicomic attempt at assimilation into European community, the autobiographic Synonyms explores the challenges of putting down roots in a new place.

9 February at 19:00

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

Rain-Check Screenings

Quentin Tarantino’s latest film is a bow to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age and the director’s most personal work to date. One of the most highly anticipated films at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

11 February at 17:00

The Lighthouse The Lighthouse

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Robert Eggers, the director of the highly acclaimed rural chiller The Witch, returns with a hypnotic, hallucinatory psychological thriller. Shot on 35mm film, it is a story about two lighthouse keepers (played by Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on an isolated island in the Atlantic at the end of the 19th century.

From 15 February

My Extraordinary Summer with Tess Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess

A heart-warming tale about coming of age and friendship based on the eponymous novel by Anna Woltz. After its Berlinale premiere My Extraordinary Summer with Tess became this year’s festival favourite.

18 February at 17:00

Liberté Liberté

Early Bird: Festival At Five

A subversive look at the French eighteenth-century aristocracy and libertines who adhere to the single principle of pleasure.

23 February at 19:00

If Beale Street Could Talk If Beale Street Could Talk

Rain-Check Screenings

Based on the novel by James Baldwin and directed by Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), this is the story of Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first child to term.

25 February at 17:00

Lara Lara

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Written by Slovenian screenwriter and filmmaker Blaž Kutin, Lara takes a penetrating look at a complex mother-son relationship. Winner of two prizes at the Karlovy Vary FF.

1 March at 19:00

Pavarotti Pavarotti

Rain-Check Screenings

From the filmmaking team behind highly acclaimed documentary The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years comes this stunningly intimate portrait of one of the most beloved opera singers of all time: Luciano Pavarotti. Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard puts the audience front row and centre for an exploration of the legendary tenor, combining Pavarotti’s history-making performances with intimate interviews and never-before-seen footage.

10 March at 17:00

Our Mothers Nuestras madres

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Our Mothers deals with a traumatic chapter in Guatemala’s recent history that has left enduring scars of wartime experiences on many of its citizens.

15 March at 19:00

A Rainy Day in New York A Rainy Day in New York

Rain-Check Screenings

A love affair of Woody Allen, set against the romantic backdrop of rainy New York.

24 March at 17:00

It Must Be Heaven It Must Be Heaven

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Award-winning Palestinian director Elia Suleiman asks a fundamental question: where is the place we can truly call home?

29 March at 19:00

Transit Transit

Rain-Check Screenings

Marseille, present time. Refugees from across Europe dream of embarking on a ship to America to escape the fascist occupiers. Among them, the German Georg assumes the identity of a dead writer to take advantage of his visa. But everything changes when he falls in love with the secretive Marie… A film in which past and present meet, after Anne Segher’s 1942 novel of the same name, adapted by Christian Petzold (Phoenix, Barbara).

31 March at 17:00

First Love Hatsukoi

Early Bird: Festival At Five

Takashi Miike, who has been churning out iconic films at an unrelenting tempo over the past three decades, again shows himself to be on top form.

20–21 April 2020

Next Steps in Film Education

Regional seminar of film education in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe