BA/FR / 2022 / 116 min
Meri wants a new life. And to regain custody of her daughter. Yet everyone who comes to her aid only has their own freedom in mind; from her overbearing mother Zafira to sleazy lawyer Samir and hairdresser Adela, the latter no stranger to resorting ...
CLOVES & CARNATIONS
CLOVES & CARNATIONS
TR / 2021 / 100 min
Together with his granddaughter, the aged, taciturn refugee Musa undertakes a sad mission: to bring the body of his deceased wife to their homeland and have her laid to rest there. They don’t have a lot of money set aside however and thus have to ...
PL / 2022 / 100 min
Two families on a camping holiday. Between the attempts to keep up appearances and the onset of mid-life crises there’s plenty of space for minor jibes and, since everyone talks past one another, what was intended as an enjoyable time spent ...
CZ/SK / 2021 / 101 min
Notes from no man's land. Czechoslovakia in the late 1940s. Young Kryštof lives in a monastery and brings refugees across the border into neighboring Bavaria. At some point however he himself becomes the hunted. In a state of uncertainty between ...
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović
HR/BR/US/SL / 2021 / 92 min
Tensions arise between restless teenager Julija and her oppressive father Ante when an old family friend shows up at their Croatian island home. As Ante tries to negotiate a life-changing deal, Julija desires more from the influential visitor who ...
BG/DE/HR / 2022 / 116 min
How can a new beginning work and what are we willing to give up in return? Theater director Elena must choose between her dream of having a child and the opportunity to help orphans in Africa. Ultimately, she is faced by the question of what her ...
SK/CZ / 2022 / 116 min
When, thirty years on, Šarlota returns to her birthplace in the Slovakian mountains, she receives a cool reception. Like her mother, she is considered an outsider. And then there's the mystery of her little sister's death in this feminist thriller ...
ONE OF US
Nji prej Nesh
AL / 2022 / 107 min
A Balkan neo-noir from Albania. Kosovan war veteran Sula and his colleague Shpëtim together conduct police patrols in Tirana. Sula has dreams of bigger things, Shpëtim first and foremost wants to be left in peace. Though Sula lost his fear of ...
UA/FR/PL/DE/CL / 2022 / 108 min
Pamfir, a top-rate smuggler and village hero, is back in his home village on the Ukrainian-Romanian border after many a year spent abroad. And yet, in order to protect his family, he returns to his petty criminal existence and takes on a corrupt ...
SNOW AND THE BEAR
Kar ve Ayı
DE/TR/RS / 2022 / 93 min
In a small, remote village in the hinterlands of the Black Sea coast, winter has always been harsh; this year however it is seemingly endless. Snowfall cuts the place off from the rest of the world, the bears are said to have woken early from ...
THE BALLAD OF PIARGY
SK / 2021 / 100 min
The mountain towers menacingly over the Slovakian village of Piargy. The village herbalist considers it to be an omen; one day the antichrist will be born in this place of sin. Yet was that why Piargy was actually destroyed by the forces of nature? A ...
THE GENERATION OF EVIL
LT / 2021 / 90 min
Former KGB cliques stick together in a small Lithuanian town. Suddenly, however, brutal ritual murders occur. The demons of the Soviet past are resurfacing and the corrupt elite starts to get anxious... Genre cinema from Lithuania that, with its ...
THE GOOD DRIVER
THE GOOD DRIVER
FI/BG / 2022 / 97 min
The odyssey of a stranded individual. Ivan has failed both as a businessman and family man in his adopted country of Finland. Back in Bulgaria, he drives a taxi along the “Sunny Beach” on the Black Sea coast. After a conflict with the local ...
Andrija Mardešić/David Kapac
HR / 2022 / 106 min
A distinguished guest: A family in Yugoslavia – father, mother and son – is meticulously preparing for Christmas. An uncle, one who has done well for himself in West Germany, is due to arrive. The Christmas party with the domineering relative ...
TREE OF ETERNAL LOVE
Kiik, kirves ja Igavese Armastuse Puu
EE / 2021 / 82 min
In the course of a single day Kiik's world goes to pieces: love gone (his girlfriend cheats on him), work gone (his employer suddenly dies), and car gone (wrecked and then set in flames). What to do? A small but beautiful summer road movie comedy, ...
SK / 2022 / 90 min
After the son of Irina, a Ukrainian woman living in the Czech Republic, is attacked and seriously injured, nobody has any doubt that it could only be the Roma who are to blame. The neighbour’s son, also a Rom, is arrested without any evidence. Both ...