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Anything but mainstream! The SPECTRUM shows cinematic discoveries - provocative and radical, honest and unvarnished.

The Makavejev Case Or Trial In a Movie Theatre

The Makavejev Case Or Trial In a Movie Theatre

The Makavejev Case Or Trial In a Movie Theatre

Goran Radovanović
Serbia / 2019 / 73 min
Wilhelm Reich once proclaimed that the sexual revolution is the prerequisite for true socialism, an idea that the Yugoslav filmmaker Dušan Makavejev adopted 50 years ago and subsequently shaped into a cinematic collage. Here Goran Radovanović turns ...
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I am Frank

I am Frank

JAZ SEM FRENK

Metod Pevec
/ 2019 / 98 min
Political leanings can divide entire families. This is also the case in Metod Pevec's latest work, as here a brotherly dispute in post-independence Slovenia turns into a struggle between capital and ideals; inclusive of collateral damage. Filmtalk: I ...
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Extracurricular

Extracurricular

Dopunska Nastava

Ivan-Goran Vitez
Croatia / 2019 / 101 min
A hostage drama with a bitter political aftertaste. Not allowed to congratulate her on her birthday, a traumatised war veteran takes his daughter's class hostage. A corrupt mayor takes advantage of the situation to outdo his election rival. A cynical ...
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Cat in the Wall

Cat in the Wall

Cat in the Wall

Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova
Bulgaria, Great Britain, France / 2019 / 92 min
A cat hiding in the apartment of Bulgarian immigrant Irina triggers a neighbourhood dispute. This naturalistic tragicomedy about the multicultural microcosm of a housing estate with its disputes and acts of solidarity gives fitting insight into an ...
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The Flying Circus

The Flying Circus

Cirku Fluturues

Fatos Berisha
/ 2019 / 114 min
Monty Python in Kosovo-Albanian, at the end of the nineties. In Kosovo the conflict between Serbs and Albanians threatens to escalate again, the fundamental rights of the Albanian population have been drastically restricted, and the borders are ...
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Cold Meridian

Cold Meridian

Cold Meridian

Peter Strickland
/ 2020 / 6 min
Dream and dance in the mind of Hungary's rising screen star Juli Jakab (SON OF SAUL , SUNSET). A mesmerising performance by two dancers. Shot on 8mm film by psycho-horror director Peter Strickland. An experimental relaxation video.
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Goodbye, Johnny

Goodbye, Johnny

Sbogom, Djoni

Konstantin Burov
Bulgaria / 2020 / 88 min
A toxic relationship. Twenty-seven-year-old Vasel can no longer get rid of Johnny, the man who saved his life. Initially a life-philosophy guru, he soon turns out to be a selfish psychopath. A psychological thriller both laconic and bizarre, narrated ...
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The Lawyer

The Lawyer

Advokatas

Romas Zabarauskas
/ 2020 / 97 min
A romantic tragedy in which grief is transformed into love. The Syrian sex cam worker Ali meets Lithuanian lawyer Marius, whose search for intimacy leads him to a Serbian refugee camp. Can the two navigate the gap that otherwise separates their very ...
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Quo Vadis, Aida?

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila Žbanić
/ 2020 / 104 min
A humanist mission out of control: in July 1995 Bosnian Serb militias murdered more than 8,500 Bosniaks in Srebrenica. Golden Bear winner Jasmila Žbanić traces the tragic story from the perspective of a translator who tries to save her family.
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II

II

II

Vlada Senkova
Belarus / 2019 / 60 min
A fast-paced coming-of-age film from the Belarusian provinces. There is a close emotional connection between the three teenagers Nastya, Sasha and Khristina, yet one day their world is shaken by a piece of news that reveals the ugly side of their ...
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The last day of this summer

The last day of this summer

Poslednij den' etogo leta

Yuliya Shatun, Nikita Alexandrov
Belarus / 2019 / 46 min
Fantastically beautiful smartphone poetry about a day in the life of Vadim and the melancholy of a fading summer, which draws its strength from seemingly incidental matters and, in doing so, develops a keen eye for atmosphere.
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Old Man Cartoon Movie

Old Man Cartoon Movie

Vanamehe Film

Mikk, Mägi, Oskar Lehemaa
/ 2019 / 87 min
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The Philosophy of Horror - Symphony of Film Theory

The Philosophy of Horror - Symphony of Film Theory

A horror filozófiája

Péter Lichter, Bori Máté
Hungary / 2020 / 60 min
Pop culture meets art philosophy in this mind-expanding reflection on the horror genre and human perception. Painted film strips from "Nightmare on Elm Street" together with classics and hypnotic sounds create unimagined dream worlds. The cinematic ...
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