Films ordered by english title
122 30/6 12:30 Small Hall 524 4/7 18:30 Small Hall 927 8/7 21:30 Small HallDirected by: Miroslav Janek
Czech Republic, 1996, 53min.
Section: People Next Door
A report from the world of visually impaired children attending the Jaroslav Ježek school in Prague who have taken up photography as a hobby. Their photographs help create new bridges between the two islands of our world: between the seen and the unseen.
2K4 1/7 14:00 Drahomíra Cinema 451 3/7 09:00 Cinema B 6H5 5/7 19:30 Husovka Theatre 9C4 8/7 15:30 Čas CinemaDirected by: Amat Escalante
Mexico / Denmark / France / Germany / Norway / Switzerland, 2016, 100min.
Working mother Alejandra lives an unsatisfied life with her two sons and brutish husband Angel. She receives support from her brother Fabian, but he, like her husband, holds onto a secret. The arrival of mysterious Veronica turns the siblings’ lives inside out and uncovers the desires their limited existence prevented them from exploring till now.
1P4 30/6 19:00 Pupp Cinema 3C5 2/7 18:30 Čas Cinema 6N6 5/7 22:00 Národní dům Cinema 856 7/7 20:00 Cinema BDirected by: Michael Glawogger, Monika Willi
Austria / Germany, 2017, 107min.
Michael Glawogger never returned from a planned trip around the world, and the material he shot had to be completed by his editor Monika Willi. The result is a visually powerful work that uses images of waste, decay, and death to show the all-pervading energy of life. The picture is accompanied by Glawogger’s poetic commentary.
2D4 1/7 16:00 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre 3L3 2/7 16:30 Lazne III CinemaDirected by: Edon Rizvanolli
Kosovo / Netherlands, 2017, 85min.
Section: East of the West - Competition
Teenager Alban lives in Amsterdam with his mother Zana, who left Kosovo during the war in the Balkans. When he starts going out with the sensitive Ana, neither of them has any idea that unresolved injustices and shadows from the past will make their way to the surface. This insightful, mature debut by a Kosovan director reminds us how difficult forgiveness and reconciliation can be.
3K3 2/7 11:30 Drahomíra Cinema 554 4/7 14:00 Cinema B 8H5 7/7 19:30 Husovka Theatre This film will be screened with films: Extrapolate, FUDDY DUDDY, keep that dream burning, Impassenger, The Lost Object, Burning Mountains That Spew Flame, What Happens to the MountainDirected by: Ben Rivers
United Kingdom, 2016, 19min.
The Biosphere 2 complex in the Arizona desert is the largest artificially operated ecosystem in the world, established to research the sustainability of life on and off Earth. In his film, Ben Rivers submits an engaging study of utopian visions that vainly attempt to create an ideal world, but he also explores the relationship of the individual to an artificial environment and his or her role in the future of humanity.