Yugoslav space program: myth or reality? The cold war, the space race, and NASA’s moon landing are landmark events that defined an era. But they are also fodder for conspiracy theories. This intriguing docu-fiction explores the myth of the secret multi-billion-dollar deal behind America’s purchase of Yugoslavia’s clandestine space programme in the early 1960s. The film had its world premiere at Tribeca. (Croatian, English, Serbian and Slovene 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.