Programme ( download pdf )
19.30 > Jadviga’s pillow / Jadviga párnája (Hungary, 2002)
directed by Deák Krisztina, drama, 130 min, eng subtitles
History of an unhappy "ménage à trois" in a small town in south-eastern Hungary, set during WWI.
followed by a discussion with the directress
18.30 > Edi (Poland, 2002)
directed by Piotr Trzaskalski, drama, 100 min, eng subtitles
A Zen tale of the tragic love between a princess and a well-read homeless tramp.
20.30 > The Idiot Returns / Návrat idiota (Czech Republic, 1999)
directed by Saša Gedeon, drama, 103 min, eng subtitles
How does a person returning from an institution into the "normal" world perceive our everyday reality?
18.30 > The City of the Sun / Slneèný štát (Slovak Republic, 2005)
directed by Martin Šulík, bitter comedy, 95 min, eng subtitles
Bad luck? These four friends, jobless and desperate, know just what that means ...
20.30 > May Day Mayhem! / Csocsó (Hungary, 2001)
directed by Koltai Róbert, comedy, 94 min, eng subtitles
Natural born optimist in an inhuman world, set in the fifties in Hungary.
18.30 > Other worlds / Iné svety (Slovak Republic, 2006)
directed by Marko Škop, documentary, 78 min, eng subtitles
The Šariš region? Local Slovaks, Ruthenians, Jews and Gypsies will tell you all about it ...
20.00 > A Town Called Hermitage / Poustevna, das ist Paradies! (Czech Republic, 2007)
directed by Martin Dušek and Ondøej Provazník, documentary, 74 min, eng subtitles
2007’s best Czech documentary about the surprisingly multi-ethnic and multi-cultural community of Poustevna, a small town on the CZ/DE border.
followed by a discussion with the directors
18.30 > Just sex and nothing else / Csak szex és más semmi (Hungary, 2005)
directed by Goda Krisztina, comedy, 97 min, eng subtitles
She wants a baby but as for the guys, it's just sex and nothing else ...
20.30 > The Wedding / Wesele (Poland, 2004)
directed by Wojciech Smarzowski, tragicomedy, 109 min, eng subtitles
Please don’t drink too much at the wedding! Dark satire about love and money and love of money.
18.30 > Czech Dream / Èeský sen (Czech Republic, 2004)
directed by Vít Klusák and Filip Remunda, documentary, 87 min, eng subtitles
Hypermarket – my temple... Shocking glimpse of the power of consumerism and marketing. Probably the biggest hoax in Czech cinematography.
20.30 > Documentary shorts
18.30 > Half-life / Polèas rozpadu (Slovak Republic, 2007)
directed by Vlado Fischer, drama/comedy, 100 min., eng subtitles
You have everything, so why not spoil it by having an affair? A story from contemporary Bratislava.
20.30 > Saviour Square / Plac Zbawiciela (Poland, 2006)
directed by Krzysztof Krauze & Joanna Kos-Krauze, drama, 105 min, eng subtitles
A true story about how (lack of) money can ruin everything.
18.30 > Wrong Side Up / Pøíbìhy obyèejného šílenství (Czech Republic, 2005)
directed by Petr Zelenka, comedy, 107 min, eng subtitles
A paid voyeur, a mannequin fetishist, a charity freak… extraordinary people in the circle of “ordinary madness”.
20.30 > Taxidermia (Hungary, 2006)
directed by Pálfi György, drama/bizarre, 90 min, eng subtitles
Grotesque tale of three generations of men. Obesity, obsession and taxidermia… Shocking? Disturbing? Disgusting? Sure! And beautiful too!
18.30 > District /Nyócker (Hungary, 2005)
directed by Gauder Áron, animated (not for children), 87 min, eng subtitles
Everyday life in the neighbourhood, hip-hop & oil powered Romeo/Juliette story in an animated reworking. Guest appearances by Osama BL and George WB!
20.30 > Animated shorts
followed by a discussion with a special guest
+ Festival party with DJ Puli at The Tube (22.00, free entrance)!
18.30 > March Caresses / Marcowe Migda³y (Poland, 1989)
directed by Rados³aw Piwowarski, historical, 89 min, eng subtitles
Teen alienation and political turmoil in 1968 Poland.
20.30 > Divided We Fall / Musíme si pomáhat (Czech Republic, 2000)
directed by Jan Høebejk, drama / comedy, 120 min, eng subtitles
A touching story about the clash of heroism and generosity with collaboration and cowardice in Nazi-era Czechoslovakia.
17.00 > Bored in Brno / Nuda v Brnì (Czech Republic, 2003)
directed by Vladimír Morávek, romantic comedy, 103 min, eng subtitles
Erotica in a Czech town - desire for love has many faces ...
19.00 > Tricks / Sztuczki (Poland, 2007)
directed by Andrzej Jakimowski, family, 95 min, eng subtitles
Warm family story reminding you of your childhood summers.