At the end of World War II, Jimmy Picard, a Native American Blackfoot who fought in France, is admitted to Topeka Military Hospital. Jimmy suffers from dizzy spells, temporary blindness, hearing loss and withdrawal. In the absence of any physiological causes, he is diagnosed as schizophrenic. Nevertheless, the hospital management decides to seek the opinion of Georges Devereux, a French anthropologist, psychoanalyst and specialist in Native American culture. Inspired by a true story, Jimmy P. is adapted from Devereux’s seminal book Reality and Dream.
The Diary of Diana B. Dnevnik Diane Budisavljević
Monday, 24. 02. 2020 / 18:00 / Small 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 County Héraðið
Monday, 24. 02. 2020 / 19:00 / Main Hall
The winner of the 2015 Liffe festival, Grímur Hákonarson (Rams), returns with an inspiring story about an independent and brave woman who stands up to the local exploitative cooperative.
Little Women Little Women
Monday, 24. 02. 2020 / 21:00 / Main Hall
In the period after the American Civil War, the March sisters—the peculiar and ambitious Jo, the quiet and frail Beth, the elegant and kind Meg, and the spoiled Amy—are growing up guided by their loving mother Marmee.