International competition

IC1



CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
FRI  /  7. 7.   /   19 H  /  CINEMA RUSTICA


JOHNNO JE MRTAV / JOHNNO’S DEAD
Chris Shepherd – Francuska, UK / France, UK 2016. ‒ 8’26’’ igrani, animacija / fiction, animation

Serving twelve years behind bars for a crime you didn’t commit really focuses your mind. Everything becomes crystal clear. The injustice poisons your soul and the only thing that matters is settling old scores.


ODVOJENI SUSTAV / THE SEPARATE SYSTEM
Katie Davies ‒ UK 2017. – 23’11’’ ‒ dokumentarni / documentary

Produced with two prisons in Liverpool, The Separate System explores the distinct, yet interconnected, spaces of the military, custody and ‘civilian’ life.


VODENI ŽIGOVI / WATER MARKS
Meshy Koplevitch ‒ Izrael / Israel 2016. ‒ 3’38” – animacija / animation

A personal childhood memory in the north of the country. Bomb shelters and rocket thunder blend with the flow of the Dan river.


AKO LJUDI POPUT NAS PRESTANU POSTOJATI / KUNG WALA NANG TULAD NATIN
/ IF PEOPLE SUCH AS WE CEASE TO EXIST
Shiela Anne Mae Manacsa ‒ Filipini / Philippines 2016. ‒ 16’34” – igrani / fiction

The film tells the story of a grieving widow’s attempt to find the missing piece of her husband’s remains.


KRAJ – ŽENSKI ZATVOR U HOHENECKU / KAPUTT / BROKEN – THE WOMEN’S PRISON AT HOHENECK
Alexander Lah, Volker Schlecht ‒ Njemačka / Germany 2016. – 7’ – animirani, dokumentarni / animation, documentary

Based on interviews with former prisoners, this animated documentary provides a glimpse into the most notorious women’s prison in East Germany.

A film about political imprisonment, forced labour and enormous profits on both sides of the Iron Curtain.


I TAKO SMO PUSTILE ZLATNE RIBICE U BAZEN / AND SO WE PUT GOLDFISH IN THE POOL
Makoto Nagahisa ‒ Japan 2016. ‒ 27’39” ‒ igrani / fiction

One summer day, 400 goldfish were found in the swimming pool of a secondary school. This is the story of the four girls who released the fish.

IC2

HIT PARADE!
FRI  /  7. 7.   /   21 H  /  CINEMA TABOR VAROSH


KROZ STRAŽNJA VRATA / THROUGH THE BACKDOOR
Karam Natour ‒ Izrael / Israel 2016. ‒ 18’18” – dokumentarni, igrani / documentary, fiction

Video work presents 11 different situations that show the banality and the complexity of the relationship between the artist, his widowed mother, and his twin brother. The work is based on questions related to notions of intimacy, absence, and humor.


GRADIĆ! / CIDADE PEQUENA! / SMALL TOWN!
Diogo Costa Amarante ‒ Portugal 2016. – 19’ – dokumentarni, igrani / documentary, fiction

One day, the child Frederico learns from his teacher that bodies are made up of a head, trunk and limbs and that people die when their hearts stop. That night, he can’t sleep. He wakes his mother up several times throughout the night and complains he has a pain in his chest.


DEČKI ZA IGRU / PLAY BOYS
Vincent Lynen ‒ Belgija / Belgium 2016. – 7’22’’ – animacija / animation

A film about macho men, chicks, dogs, guns, cars and motorcycles.


JEŽEVA KUĆA / HEDGEHOG’S HOME
Eva Cvijanović – Hrvatska, Kanada / Croatia, Canada 2017. – 10’ – animacija / animation

In the unspoiled, lush, and lively forest world, a hedgehog proves to three hoodlums – an angry wolf, a gluttonous bear, and a muddy boar – but also to a cunning fox, that there truly is no place like home.


SAN LUČKOG RADNIKA / THE DOCKWORKER’S DREAM
Bill Morrison – Portugal, SAD / Portugal, USA 2016. – 18’ ‒ dokumentarni / documentary

Drawing from Portugal’s rich heritage of shipping, trade, and exploration, the film takes the viewer on a journey downriver, into port, into factories, towns, and families, and out into the great unknown.

IC3

WHERE IS YOUR HOUSE, MY FRIEND?
SAT  /   8. 7.   /  15 H   /   CINEMA RUSTICA


PRAZNA SOBA /
LA CHAMBRE VIDE / THE EMPTY
Jehong Dahee ‒ Južna Koreja, Francuska / South Korea, France 2016. ‒ 10’ – animacija / animation

In the woman’s room, memories constantly accumulate and disappear like dust. The man spends his time in this room creating futile little games with woman’s memories.


KRATKA POVIJEST PRINCEZE X / A BRIEF HISTORY OF PRINCESS X
Gabriel Abrantes – Portugal, Fancuska, SAD / Portugal, Francuska, USA 2016. – 7′ – dokumentarni / documentary

A supercharged history of sculptor Constantin Brancusi’s infamous ‘Princess X’, a futuristic bronze phallus that is actually a bust portrait of Napoleon’s equally infamous great grandniece, Marie Bonaparte.

KAT X / ETAGE X
Francy Fabritz – Njemačka /Germany 2016. – 14’ – igrani / fiction

An accidental meeting in an elevator in a department store leads two older women to their limits and forces them to improvise when the elevator gets stuck.


ODBOR / KOMMITTÉN / THE COMMITTEE
Gunhild Enger, Jenni Toivoniemi / Švedska, Norveška, Finska / Sweden, Norway, Finland 2016. – 14’ – igrani / fiction

Three delegates from Sweden, Norway and Finland come together to agree on an artwork to be placed at Three-Country Cairn, the geographical meeting-point of the three nations. A comedy about political processes with high ambitions, which ultimately fall flat.


HOSTEL / DIE HERBERGE / THE HOSTEL
Ulu Braun – Njemačka / Germany 2017. – 14’45’’ – animacija, eksperimentalni / animation, experimental

In a place where a biblical landscape and western myths converge, there is a house, part biker hangout, part mountain farm. It welcomes all beings who traverse this inhospitable landscape.


PRLJAVI JUG / DIRTY SOUTH
Olivier Strauss – Francuska / France 2016. – 25’ – igrani / fiction

In the heart of the summer, two sisters move with their mother into a concrete tower surrounded with farmlands as far as the eye can see. If Violette, in the innocence of her twelve years, focuses her rising eroticism on Franklin, Isa, the older sister, fights her sadness in one-night stands.

IC4

SALAAM CINEMA!
SAT  /   8. 7.  /  19 H   /   CINEMA RUSTICA


GRINGO ZELENOG EKRANA / GREEN SCREEN GRINGO
Douwe Dijkstra – Nizozemska, Brazil / Netherlands, Brazil 2016. – 16’ – dokumentarni, eksperimentalni / documentary, experimental

Behind a green screen, a foreigner finds his way in an enchanting – and yet turbulent – Brazil. Where the streets are a stage for politics, art and affection, a gringo can only watch. The result is a mix-tape portrait of modern-day Brazil seen through the eyes of a visitor.


500.000 GODINA / 500,000 PEE / 500,000 YEARS
Chai Siris – Tajland / Thailand 2016. – 16’17” – igrani / fiction

In Lampang, at the archeological site that found fossil of Homo erectus 17 years ago, now no body care about this scientific discovery. Just locals went there for spiritual activity sometimes.

One evening an outdoor cinema truck went there to screen a film as an offer to the ancient ghost, Kohka man, during the screening, something unexpected happened.


KINO SAMEDI / SAMEDI CINEMA
Mamadou Dia – SAD, Senegal / USA, Senegal 2016. – 11’ – igrani / fiction

In a small town in the north of Senegal, two young avid cinephiles Baba and Sembene are desperate to see a movie on the big screen of their local cinema before it closes its door forever.


DAMA 2 / DAME 2
Kathryn Elkin – UK 2016. – 11’30” – eksperimentalni / experimental

A classic interview with Helen Mirren from 1975 is performed as a song by Kathryn Elkin, backed by a choir of associates and friends whom she corrals into chanting in loose harmony.


O ISHODIŠTU STRAHA / ON THE ORIGIN OF FEAR
Bayu Prihantoro Filemon – Indonezija / Indonesia 2016. – 12’ – igrani / fiction

A man is standing in a sound booth and overdubbing for a movie and he performs both roles as a torturer and a victim. As being into his roles, the boundary of the reality and performing is getting blurred, and it evokes painful memories of history.

Overdubbing the roles of both torturer and victim in one of Indonesia’s most contentious films, Darto becomes the one-man embodiment of an era’s worst cruelties and sufferings.


UBIJAJUĆI KLAUSA KINSKOG / KILLING KLAUS KINSKI
Spiros Stathoulopoulos – Kolumbija / Colombia 2016. – 20’33’’ – igrani / fiction

During the filming of “Fitzcarraldo” in the late 1970s, an Amazonian leader offered to assassinate Klaus Kinski for Werner Herzog due to Kinski’s evidently threatening behavior.

IC5

DREAMS OF FLYING
SUN  /  9. 7.  /  15 H  /  CINEMA RUSTICA


SKAKAONICA / HOPPTORNET / TEN METER TOWER
Axel Danielson – Švedska / Sweden 2016. – 15’ – dokumentarni / documentary

A ten meter diving tower. People who have never been up there before have to choose whether to jump or climb down.


MJESTO U AVIONU / UNE PLACE DANS L’AVION
/ A PLACE IN THE PLANE
Khadidiatou Sow – Senegal 2016. – 16’ – igrani / fiction

A radio station announces that a special aircraft to the US is at the disposal of any traveller wishing to emigrate, on demand. But there is a limited number of places. Moussa, who has always dreamt of leaving, decides to set off.


POSLJEDNJE PTICE / LAST BIRDS
Hanna Maria Anttila – Finska / Finland 2016. – 15’10” – dokumentarni / documentary

Experimental documentary film Last Birds is an homage to the industrial glassblowing tradition and the skills of a glassblower.

The piece was shot at Nuutajärvi village, where the oldest glass factory in Finland was located until 2014.


NOĆNA PTICA
/ NIGHTHAWK
Špela Čadež – Hrvatska, Slovenija / Croatia, Slovenia 2016. ‒ 8’50” – animacija / animation

A badger is lying motionless on a local road. A police patrol approaches the body in the dark. They soon realize that the animal is not dead; the badger is dead drunk! When the police attempt to drag the creature off the road, he wakes up and things take a strange turn.


COLOMBI
Luca Ferri – Italija / Italy 2016. – 20’ – igrani, dokumentarni / fiction, documentary

A loving couple spends a century together, while trends, objects and films slowly drift into horror. They will be obsessed with octagonal knobs of coffee pots and anonymous design all of their life. They will age and slowly lose their strength, but they will never lose clarity of thought excluding the outer world, darkening and shuttering their house and withdrawing into themselves, leafing through old encyclopedias about extinct animals.