Of Horses and Men Hross í Oss
In a remote Icelandic village, a man and a woman fall in love. But while they love each other deeply, he also loves his priceless mare and she is obsessed with her hotblooded black stallion…This countryside mosaic of love and death is one of Iceland’s most acclaimed films of recent years.
Green Book Green Book
Based on a true story, crude Italian-American bouncer Tony Lip drives Dr Don Shirley, a prolific African-American classical pianist on a concert tour through the American South of the 1960s. Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen shine in this heartfealt film, a sensation at the Toronto Film Festival that received the Audience Award.
Twelve year old Zain, who has grown up in abject poverty, denounces his parents for brining him into a world without safety, love, a future, or basic dignity. Nadine Labaki uses non-actors living on the streets of Beirut to offer a heartbreaking representation of children abused and neglected by those in power: a call to action, in recognition of their plight.
Visionary director Spike Lee and producer Jordan Peele (Get Out!) present an astonishing story set in 1970s America, inspired by real events. Capturing the energy of luscious blacksploitation flicks and crime comedies of the era, the film also communicates an uncompromising and realistic perspective on America today. Winner of the Grand Prix for direction at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
An epic story about quiet hope, suppressed emotions and fatal encounters set in France under the Nazi occupation, Transit is a visually updated and socially relevant adaptation of a novel by Anna Seghers, masterfully interspersed with references to the iconic Casablanca.
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe Vor der Morgenröte
A reflection on the years of exile of famous Austrian Jewish writer Stefan Zweig – from 1936, when he was forced to leave Europe by Nazism, to 1942, when he moved to the Brazilian mountain town of Petropolis.
The Load Teret
Premiere in the presence of the director Ognjen Glavonić!
Serbian director Ognjen Glavonić’s debut fiction film vividly depicts the trail of destruction left by war and draws parallels with two classic thrillers: Clouzot’s The Wages of Fear and Friedkin’s The Sorcerer.
An intimate portrait of musical icon Whitney Houston (‘Nippy’ to her friends) directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald (Marley) with the support of Houston’s family. The film, which recently had its premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, arrives at Kinodvor shortly after Nick Broomfield’s 2017 documentary ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me’.
The House That Jack Built The House That Jack Built
Notorious Danish provocateur and persona non grata Lars von Trier returns after a seven year exile from Cannes with his most shocking and controversial film to date, which encouraged as many horrified exits from the theatre as standing ovations. Due to explicit scenes of rape, minors under the age of 15 are prohibited from viewing this film.
Film Under the Stars
Experience open-air cinema in the courtyard of Ljubljana Castle with a selection of the most resounding films of the past cinema season, plus premieres and avant premieres.