Srčno / Have Heart
VB/UK, 2017, digital, 12'10”
A looping GIF has an existential crisis.
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot (Dansk Tegnefilm/Miyu Productions)
Danska, Francija/Denmark, France, 2017, digital, 11'49”
It’s freezing cold in the city suburbs. Yet some people are gathering. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We are all waiting for something to happen. But nothing does…
We have gathered to witness an event. To participate in being seen. The spectacle of watching and being watched.
Moje drugo oko / Ayny / My Second Eye
Ahmad Saleh (Fiction 2.0/Academy of Media Arts Cologne/Ahmad Saleh)
Nemčija, Palestina, Jordanija/Germany, Palestine, Jordan, 2016, digital, 10'50”
Two young boys run away from their mother’s protection and slackline on the danger of war to play music with the instrument they have always dreamt to own.
Zajčja kri / Rabbit’s Blood
Sarina Nihei (Sarina Nihei/Little Dot Studios)
VB/UK, 2017, digital, 4'42”
Rabbit’s Blood is a story about a society of two rival groups; sinister cloaked men and neutralist rabbits who have human-looking bodies that live underground.
Na obzorju / A L'horizon / On the Horizon
Izabela Bartosik (Les Films De L'arlequin/Nadasdy Film)
Francija, Švica/France, Switzerland, 2016, digital, 9'25”
A man and a woman are doing up a boat in order to go on a cruise together. This common project brings them together. They are passionate, become very close. Their relationship is sensual and tender. Yet they grow weary after a long period of relentless work, and both their life and the boat go adrift.
Carlos Gomez Salamanca (Nocroma/Ikki films/JPL Films)
Kolumbija, Francija/Colombia, France, 2016, digital, 8'05”
In December 2011, a night watchman was killed by a pack of more than 20 stray dogs that were roaming the streets of Bosa, an area of Bogota’s suburbs. An animated short film on notions of body, savagery and territories is built around this tragic news item.
Breme / Min Börda / The Burden
Niki Lindroth von Bahr (Malade)
Švedska/Sweden, 2016, digital, 14'45”
A musical with apocalyptic undertones, divided into four episodes which take place in a supermarket, an extended-stay hotel, a call centre and a hamburger restaurant.
Best of the world I (2017) Svetovni jagodni izbor I (2017)
Srčno / Have Heart
Past Lives Past Lives
Thursday, 05. 10. 2023 / 16:30 / Main Hall
A budding childhood romance between Nora and Hae Sung, classmates at a primary school in Seoul, ends abruptly when Nora’s family emigrates to Canada. Many years later Nora, now a playwriting student in New York, notices that Hae Sung has been searching for her on social media… Cinematic debut by New York based playwright Celine Song.
Fallen Leaves Kuolleet lehdet
Thursday, 05. 10. 2023 / 18:45 / Main Hall
Kaurismäki’s “fourth part of the proletariat trilogy” is a tender tragicomedy about two lonely souls seeking love in a time of economic inequality, war, and uncertainty. Winner of the Cannes Jury Prize and the Grand Prix of The International Film Critics Award (FIPRESCI) for Best Film of the Year.
The Happiest Man in the World Najsrekjniot čovek na svetot
Teona Strugar Mitevska
Thursday, 05. 10. 2023 / 20:45 / Main Hall
The latest work of Macedonian cinematic superhero Teona Strugar Mitevska. The comical surface of the speed-dating scene and the irony-infused title reveal an insightful and touching study of the Bosnia and Herzegovinian society, where 30 years later, the consequences of war are far more present than it seems at first glance.