Lyz is a high-school student that has managed, with great dedication and hard work, to get into an excellent ski club. Under the guidance of her new coach Fred, a former ski champion, she is steeply climbing to the top of youth skiing and it seems a new star is being born. Their trainings become increasingly more demanding and, day by day, their relationship also gets more intense, with everything acquiring a touch of obsession. Soon after the initial triumph, the young skier is faced with the questions about where the boundaries – not only of physical capability, but also of personal space and the permissible – lie.
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.