Algeria, 1954, shortly before the Algerian War: Daru (Viggo Mortensen) is a teacher in a remote mountainous area. He is forced to bring a local farmer to the colonial court to face trial for murder. As the uprising takes root in the valley and the air thickens with hostility, they have to make the perilous journey through the Atlas Mountains. Based on the short story The Guest by Albert Camus. Music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. (French, Arabic and Spanish spoken)
The Diary of Diana B. Dnevnik Diane Budisavljević
Wednesday, 03. 06. 2020 / 17:45 / Main Hall
Long kept a secret, this story about a woman who saved thousands of children from an Ustashe camp in the Second World War talks about the best people in the worst of times. This was the big winner of the Pula Film Festival, awarded by the audience with a standing ovation.
The Lighthouse The Lighthouse
Wednesday, 03. 06. 2020 / 20:30 / Main Hall
Robert Eggers, the director of the highly acclaimed rural chiller The Witch, returns with a hypnotic, hallucinatory psychological thriller. Shot on 35mm film, it is a story about two lighthouse keepers (played by Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on an isolated island in the Atlantic at the end of the 19th century.