On Our Own Land Na svoji zemlji
France Štiglic / Slovenia / 1948 / 106 min / Slovene / 13+
Set in the Slovenian coastal region of Primorska during World War II, the film depicts the final years of the Liberation Struggle. After the capitulation of Italy, the region falls under German occupation. German officer Kutschera arrives at the valley of Baška grapa, determined to weed out the “bandits”. But the local population is on the side of the partisans. To the villagers the struggle is a chance to liberate themselves from foreign rule.
Night Forest Nachtwald
André Hörmann / Germany / 2021 / 92 min / Slovene subtitles, English Subtitles, German / 10+
An adventure is in store for Paul and Max this summer. The mountain towering over their village is said to guard a mythical cave. It only reveals itself to the one who overcomes many trials. Venturing into the wilderness alone, the two boys experience undreamt-of freedom and face great dangers.