Another typical dry comedy from Corneliu Porumboiu (East of Bucharest; Police, Adjective), this time set in the most atypical location of the Romanian New Wave—the Canary Islands and Singapore. The film had its première in Cannes, while Slovenian audiences had the chance to see it as part of the Kings and Queens section of the Ljubljana International Film Festival. The Romanian candidate for the Academy Awards.
Monday, 03. 08. 2020 / 21:30 / Main Hall
In 1989, the very idea of a competitive all-female sailboat crew was nearly inconceivable to the manly world of open-ocean yacht racing. They’d never make it to the start, much less survive to the finish. Tracy Edwards proved them wrong. The 26-year-old skipper, her second-hand racing yacht Maiden, and her seasoned crew became the first-ever all-woman challenge to the Whitbread.
An Officer and a Spy J'accuse
Monday, 03. 08. 2020 / 21:30 / The Ljubljana Castle
Paris, 1895. Captain Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his rank for spying for Germany and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil’s Island. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, who is promoted to run the military counter-intelligence unit that tracked him down. But when Picquart discovers that secrets are still being handed over to the Germans, he is drawn into a dangerous labyrinth of deceit and corruption that threatens not just his honour but his life.