Focusing on Highsmith’s quest for love and her troubled identity, the film sheds new light on her life and writing.
Loving Highsmith Loving Highsmith
The Quiet Girl An Cailín Ciúin
Thursday, 01. 06. 2023 / 18:15 / Main Hall
A quietly moving and sensitive coming-of-age story exploring issues of family, loneliness and grief through the eyes of its young protagonist. Filmed in the rarely heard Irish language, the film has delighted audiences and critics alike, winning numerous awards, including the Grand Prix in the Generation Kplus section at the Berlinale and an Oscar nomination.
Thursday, 01. 06. 2023 / 19:15 / Small Hall
Filmmaker Andrina Mračnikar heads home to South Carinthia to investigate why the Slovenian language and culture are increasingly disappearing from everyday life. The documentary, which skilfully intertwines the personal and the political, won the Audience Award at the Diagonale Festival in Graz.
Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon
Ana Lily Amirpour
Thursday, 01. 06. 2023 / 20:30 / Main Hall
From the Iranian-American director Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home Alone), this is a story of an outsider in search of her place under the (full) moon amidst the chaos of the modern world. Imbued with neon and B-movie aesthetics, Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon is tall tale for adults meets sweet sci-fi comedy meets a bizarre fantasy thriller.