A German film, based on the screenplay by the Slovenian screenwriter and director Blaž Kutina, won the special jury and best actress awards at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. In addition, it received a special mention of the jury at the 2019 Liffe festival.
Kinodvorišče / First screening
Tuesday, 02. 06. 2020 / 20:00 / Main Hall
The film—referred to by its director as a “comedy with no clowns, a tragedy without the antagonists”—is a wonderfully unpredictable family-themed tragicomedy about the conflicts that inevitably arise between the haves and the have-nots. A recipient of the Golden Palm at the most recent Cannes festival and a critics’ favourite of the year.
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.