Pablo Larraín / Chile, Spain, Argentina, France / 2016 / 108 min / French, Spanish
Pablo Larrain (The Club, Jackie) captures the soul and contradictions of Chilean poet and politician Pablo Neruda in this expressive and energetic biography.
Never Look Away Werk ohne Autor
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck / Germany / 2018 / 188 min / German, Russian
Nominated for the Foreign Language Academy Award and Golden Globe, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s epic drama encompasses three decades of German history and draws on the liberating power of art in this tense and exciting family saga.
Newsreel 80 – Metka, Meki Filmski obzornik 80 – Metka, Meki
Nika Autor / Slovenia / 2021 / 78 min / Slovene
The year 1968 left a permanent mark on over half a million Yugoslavians, among them Maribor-based Metka Autor, a Metalna worker, who left for Germany at 28 in hope of a better tomorrow. In the film, she reminisces about the experience of Maribor immigrant workers while preparing dishes. Newsreel 80 records the day-to-day life of this 81-year-old, who generously and welcomingly understands the hardships of contemporary migrants.