The film premiered the Locarno Film Festival and won the People's Choice Award at the European academy awards.
Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe Vor der Morgenröte
Thursday, 21. 03. 2019 / 16:00 / Main Hall
Biographical drama about the vivacious writer whose life and literature at the dawn of the modern age smashed taboos, rebelled against the reign of patriarchy and buried the cliche of the submissive woman. Directed by Wash Westmoreland, co-director of Still Alice.
Days of Madness Dani ludila
Thursday, 21. 03. 2019 / 17:30 / Small Hall
A documentary that transports us into the hidden world of mentally atypical and neglected people who have been institutionalised and molded into patients through drugs-based therapy. Through carefully documented moments in the lives of two individuals, the film raises the question as to where madness truly lies here.
Thursday, 21. 03. 2019 / 18:15 / Main Hall
In this sensitive film, a woman searches for a rare medicinal herb in the depths of a magical forest only to discover traces of her own past. Director Naomi Kawase casts Juliette Binoche in the starring role.