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.
My Extraordinary Summer with Tess Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess
Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 17:00 / Main Hall
A heart-warming tale about coming of age and friendship based on the eponymous novel by Anna Woltz. After its Berlinale premiere My Extraordinary Summer with Tess became this year’s festival favourite.
The Diary of Diana B. Dnevnik Diane Budisavljević
Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 18:00 / Small Hall
Long kept a secret, this story about a woman who saved thousands of children from an Ustashe camp in the Second World War talks about the best people in the worst of times. This was the big winner of the Pula Film Festival, awarded by the audience with a standing ovation.
The County Héraðið
Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 19:00 / Main Hall
The winner of the 2015 Liffe festival, Grímur Hákonarson (Rams), returns with an inspiring story about an independent and brave woman who stands up to the local exploitative cooperative.