Open-air cinema at Congress Square 2018
On Our Own Land Na svoji zemlji
France Štiglic / Slovenia / 1948 / 106 min / Slovene / 13+
Set in the Slovenian coastal region of Primorska during World War II, the film depicts the final years of the Liberation Struggle. After the capitulation of Italy, the region falls under German occupation. German officer Kutschera arrives at the valley of Baška grapa, determined to weed out the “bandits”. But the local population is on the side of the partisans. To the villagers the struggle is a chance to liberate themselves from foreign rule.
2001: A Space Odyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick / United Kingdom, USA / 1968 / 149 min / English, Russian
Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking and visionary space epic, co-written by Arthur C. Clarke and boasting pioneering Academy Award-winning special effects, is considered one of the most influential and endlessly provocative films of all time. An awe-inspiring science fiction masterpiece which should only be seen on the big screen.
Summer with Monika Sommaren med Monika
Ingmar Bergman / Sweden / 1953 / 96 min / Swedish
Touted by critics as “Bergman’s most erotic film” and championed by the future talents of the French New Wave, Ingmar Bergman’s early masterpiece Summer with Monika is a sensuous and ultimately ravaging tale of young love, the pressures of gender roles and the hardships of working-class youth, captured in mesmerising atmospheric visuals by cinematographer Gunnar Fischer.
Monterey Pop Monterey Pop
D. A. Pennebaker / USA / 1968 / 79 min / English
With his characteristic vérité style – and a camera crew that included the likes of Albert Maysles and Richard Leacock – D.A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalising moments that have become legend: Pete Townshend smashing his guitar, Jimi Hendrix burning his, Mama Cass watching Janis Joplin’s performance in awe.