Zack, Keire and Bing spend a lot of time on their skateboards. Skateboarding is their common passion that makes them happy and liberates them. It is not only the jumps and falls on the asphalt pump track that they experience together, they also “skate” together through life marked by troubled relations, family violence and confrontations with the past. Through this documentary film, the director, who is also one of the three protagonists, slowly reveals their deeply personal stories of growing up and the gaps between the world of the young and the world of grown-ups. This year’s Oscar nominee for best documentary film.
Melting Dreams Smučarske sanje
Saturday, 04. 02. 2023 / 17:30 / Small Hall
This documentary by a Slovenian director follows three Afghan girls who dream of becoming professional skiers and competing in the Olympic Games. But when they arrive in Europe to start the intensive training, their dreams begin to crumble …
Saturday, 04. 02. 2023 / 18:30 / Main Hall
As she browsed through old family albums, the director was inspired to reflect on our inability to ever truly understand the complex inner lives of our loved ones. Her deeply personal, stylistically original and moving feature-length debut won over the critics at the Cannes festival and was included in numerous Best Film lists in of 2022.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
Saturday, 04. 02. 2023 / 19:30 / Small Hall
This deeply personal yet at the same time distinctly political documentary by Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) explores the inextricable link between the activism and the life and artistic work of Nan Goldin, one of the world’s most prominent photographers. A Golden Lion for the best film at last year’s Venice Film Festival.