Life imitates art in uncanny ways when Gemma Bovery and her husband Charles move to a charming old farmhouse in the very same Norman village where Flaubert wrote Madame Bovary a century ago. Local baker and Flaubert expert Martin Joubert becomes entranced with Gemma, and it does not take long before he is drawing parallels between the literary and real life woman. Based on the popular graphic novel by Posy Simmonds. (French and English spoken)
Newsreel 80 – Metka, Meki Filmski obzornik 80 – Metka, Meki
Tuesday, 19. 10. 2021 / 17:00 / Main Hall
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.
The Mole Agent El Agente Topo
Tuesday, 19. 10. 2021 / 17:30 / Small Hall
When a family become concerned about their mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires the 83-year-old Sergio to become a resident and a mole inside the home. While gathering intelligence, the charming senior soon becomes close to several residents and realises the truth beneath the surface is not what anyone had suspected.