Cristian Mungiu / Romania, France, Belgium / 2022 / 125 min / Hungarian, Romanian
Set in a multi-ethnic Transylvanian village, the film explores how people deal with the unknown in times of crisis. The fifth feature-length film by Cristian Mungiu, a champion of Romanian new wave cinema, was premiered at the Cannes festival.
Raise the Bar Hækkum rána
Guðjón Ragnarsson / Iceland, Finland / 2021 / 70 min / Slovene subtitles, Icelandic / 10+
A story of 8-13 year old girls, who wanted to change the paradigm in womens basketball in Iceland. With great sacrifice they faced the challenges they met.
Grímur Hákonarson / Iceland, Denmark / 2015 / 93 min / Icelandic
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them – their sheep.
Akira Kurosawa / Japan / 1950 / 88 min / Japanese
A woman is raped in a forest by a bandit, and her samurai husband murdered. In court the dead warrior, communicating through a medium, his wife, the bandit (Toshirô Mifune) and a spying woodcutter provide contradicting accounts of the crimes that were committed. But whose version can be believed?
Ray & Liz Ray & Liz
Richard Billingham / United Kingdom / 2018 / 108 min / English
Renowned British photographer and visual artist Richard Billingham makes his feature-film debut with this intricate portrayal of a family in their council flat outside Birmingham, inspired in part by his own memories.
Matteo Garrone / Italy, France / 2012 / 116 min
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams together with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining guy, Luciano never misses an opportunity to perform for his customers and countless relatives. One day, his family urges him to try out for Big Brother. In chasing this dream, his perception of reality begins to change… A bittersweet satire about the effects of celebrity-obsessed media.