Small screening hall

Cihlářská 19
Brno

Sunday

October 17

Sunday October 17 2:30 PM

2:30 PMBRNO16

Competition block 8

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - international competition Boat * GBLouise Stern, 2018, 23’ Lucia in Limbo * BEValentina Maurel, 2019, 20’ Acid Rain * PLTomek Popakul, 2020, 26’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.

Sunday October 17 3:45 PM

3:45 PMBRNO16

Block of winners 2021

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - international competition Wild Beasts * SKMarta Prokopova, Michal Blaško, 2019, 9 Exam * IRSonia K. Hadad, 2019, 15 The Depths * CAAriane Louis-Seize, 2019, 22’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.
Czech subtitles

Sunday October 17 5:00 PM

5:00 PMBRNO16

Competition block 9

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - international competition Gagarin, I Will Miss You * ITDomenico De Orsi, 2018, 20’ Take * EEOliver Remma, 2020, 12’ The Depths * CAAriane Louis-Seize, 2019, 22’ S P A C E S * CZNora Štrbová, 2020, 8’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.
Czech subtitles

Sunday October 17 6:15 PM

6:15 PMBRNO16

Competition block 10

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - international competition Tradition * KGZhanuzak Mamytov, 2019, 13’ Black Box * TRCan Deniz Atici, 2020, 15’ Luz, a witch story * CAJulie Roy, 2019, 15’ The Golden Legend * ESChema Garcia Ibarra, Ion de Sosa, 2019, 11’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.

Sunday October 17 7:30 PM

7:30 PMBRNO16

The Czechoslovak 16 I

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - The Czechoslovak 16 competition Greetings from Nigeria * SKPeter Hoferica, 2020 / 17’ Neptune * CZTereza Dodoková, 2019, 4’ To the stars * SKŠtefánia Lovasová, 2019 / 19’ Sh_t happens * CZMichaela Mihalyiová, Dávid Štumpf, 2019 / 13’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.

Sunday October 17 8:45 PM

8:45 PMBRNO16

The Czechoslovak 16 II

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - The Czechoslovak 16 competition The Getaway * SKPavol Hirjak, 2019, 14’ S P A C E S * CZNora Štrbová, 2020, 8’ 4 Days after Christmas * SKPeter Hoferica, 2019, 12’ The Next One * CZDominik György, 2020, 15’ R + J * SKMartina Buchelová, 2018, 6’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.

Sunday October 17 10:00 PM

10:00 PMBRNO16

The Czechoslovak 16 III

62. International Short Film Festival BRNO16 - The Czechoslovak 16 competition George the dog, refugee * CZTomasz Wiński, 2019, 30’ Leaf * CZAliona Baranova, 2020, 6’ Television experiment * CZAnna Petruželová, 2019, 11’ Wild Beasts * SKMarta Prokopova, Michal Blaško, 2019, 9’ Free entry with BRNO16 accreditation, individual blocks for 50 CZK.

Monday

October 18

Monday October 18 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Gunda

Documentary looks at the daily life of a pig and its farm animal companions: two cows and a one-legged chicken.
in English with Czech subtitles

Gunda

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2020

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93 min

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Tuesday

October 19

Tuesday October 19 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Mainstream

In this cautionary tale, three people struggle to preserve their identities as they form an eccentric love triangle within the fast-moving internet age.

Tuesday October 19 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Riders of Justice

Markus, a veteran soldier in Afghanistan, returns home to take care of his daughter, Mathilde, after a horrible train accident. However, on his return, Markus has an unexpected encounter with the statistical analyst, Otto, one of the few survivors of the accident, who is convinced that there is more to this tragedy than meets the eye. Indeed, it seems that many secrets are hidden in plain sight. Now, pained and lethally dangerous Markus has no other choice but to delve... more...
in Danish with Czech subtitles

Retfærdighedens ryttere

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2020

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116 min

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Wednesday

October 20

Wednesday October 20 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Every Single Minute

The Hanuliaks, a couple from Slovakia, have decided to bring up their son according to Kamevéda, a complex approach to developing the child's motor abilities and intellect. Unique in its depth of focus, this reflection on child-rearing documents a year in the life of four-year-old Misko, where not a minute is wasted since there is no room for boredom and moments of rest are merely preparation for the next achievement.
in Slovak with Czech subtitles

Každá minuta života

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2021

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80 min

Directed by

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Wednesday October 20 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Lamb

A childless couple, María and Ingvar discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.

Thursday

October 21

Thursday October 21 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Karel

Director Olga Malirova Spatova's feature documentary authentically portrays Karel Gott as a phenomenal singer who gives his all to his fans, as a painter, but also as a loving husband and father. A man who was spreading joy with his songs for sixty years, among several generations not only here, but also in Europe, and even worldwide. The singer traces the steps of his life, allows viewers to peek behind the scenes of concerts, and shows also his family life and privacy that he otherwise tries to lovingly and humbly protect.
in Czech with Czech subtitles

Karel

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2020

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133 min

Directed by

Starring

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Thursday October 21 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Where are you going, Aida?

Aida, a local teacher-turned-interpreter working at a Dutch-run UN base near the town of Srebenica in 1995 Bosnia, finds herself with her back to the wall. As the Serbian army takes over, and the gun-toting men of General Ratko Mladic close in on the allegedly safe zone of Srebenica, thousands of Bosnians flock into the base camp begging for shelter, including Aida's family. Now, against the backdrop of false promises, bureaucracy, confusion, and fruitless, white-knuckle negotiations in the name of... more...

Friday

October 22

Friday October 22 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Aalto: Architect of Emotions

This captivating exploration of Alver Aalto, the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe's greatest modern architects, focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife, Aino. Theirs was a profoundly humanist vision that put people at the centre of design, and ranged from work in furniture design through to huge architectural projects. They mixed with, and influenced, major figures of modernist art and design including Le Corbusier, Gropius, Moholy-Nagy, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Come on a cinematic... more...

Friday October 22 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Another Round

Amid an ongoing midlife crisis, Martin, Tommy, Nikolaj, and Peter--a close-knit group of friends, colleagues, and high school teachers--find themselves faced with stale careers, failing marriages, and the cruel certainty of lost youth. Then, after a long, booze-fuelled night in town, the companions hit on the idea to keep themselves constantly semi-inebriated, inspired by an untried scientific theory claiming that when people maintain a golden 0.05% Blood Alcohol Concentration at all times, they are more relaxed, poised, and self-confident. So,... more...

Saturday

October 23

Saturday October 23 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

The Painter and the Thief

Young Czech artist Barbora Kysilkova relocates from Berlin to Oslo to launch her career as a painter. In April of 2015, her two most valuable, large-format paintings are stolen - with care - in broad daylight from the windowfronts of Galleri Nobel in Oslo's city center. Desperate for answers about the theft of her paintings, Barbora is presented with an unusual opportunity to reach out to one of the men involved in the heist - Norwegian career criminal, Karl-'Bertil' Nordland.... more...
in English and Norwegian with Czech subtitles

Kunstneren og tyven

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2020

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102 min

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Saturday October 23 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Where are you going, Aida?

Aida, a local teacher-turned-interpreter working at a Dutch-run UN base near the town of Srebenica in 1995 Bosnia, finds herself with her back to the wall. As the Serbian army takes over, and the gun-toting men of General Ratko Mladic close in on the allegedly safe zone of Srebenica, thousands of Bosnians flock into the base camp begging for shelter, including Aida's family. Now, against the backdrop of false promises, bureaucracy, confusion, and fruitless, white-knuckle negotiations in the name of... more...

Sunday

October 24

Sunday October 24 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Karel

Director Olga Malirova Spatova's feature documentary authentically portrays Karel Gott as a phenomenal singer who gives his all to his fans, as a painter, but also as a loving husband and father. A man who was spreading joy with his songs for sixty years, among several generations not only here, but also in Europe, and even worldwide. The singer traces the steps of his life, allows viewers to peek behind the scenes of concerts, and shows also his family life and privacy that he otherwise tries to lovingly and humbly protect.
in Czech

Karel

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2020

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133 min

Directed by

Starring

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Sunday October 24 8:15 PM

8:15 PM

Mirrors in the Dark

Marie is frustrated with her broken long-term relationship, career in dance and life in general.

Monday

October 25

Monday October 25 5:45 PM

5:45 PM

Every Single Minute

The Hanuliaks, a couple from Slovakia, have decided to bring up their son according to Kamevéda, a complex approach to developing the child's motor abilities and intellect. Unique in its depth of focus, this reflection on child-rearing documents a year in the life of four-year-old Misko, where not a minute is wasted since there is no room for boredom and moments of rest are merely preparation for the next achievement.
in Slovak with Czech subtitles

Každá minuta života

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2021

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80 min

Directed by

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Tuesday

November 2

Tuesday November 2 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

Once Were Rebels

Two urban couples in their 30s decide to help Pavel, a Russian friend in trouble, escape to Austria. Though initially thrilled by the adventure, they soon find the foundations of their friendships and relationships are threatened.
in German, English and Russian with Czech and English subtitles

Waren einmal Revoluzzer

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2019

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103 min

Directed by

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Tuesday November 2 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

Caged Birds

Barbara Hug is a young lawyer fighting Switzerland's antiquated prison system in the 1980s. Walter Stürm is in and often escaping out of jail becoming known as the Jailbreak King. When the two meet an unlikely alliance is formed.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Bis wir tot sind oder frei

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2020

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118 min

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Wednesday

November 3

Wednesday November 3 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

The Trouble with Being Born

Elli is an android programmed with memories that mean everything to her owner but nothing to her. The story of a machine and the ghosts we all carry within us.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

The Trouble with Being Born

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2020

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94 min

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Wednesday November 3 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

Freies Land

Two cops investigate the disappearance of two teen sisters in a remote town, where it seems like everyone has something to hide - including the bodies.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Freies Land

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2019

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129 min

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Thursday

November 4

Thursday November 4 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

Needle Park Baby

Spring 1995 - after the closure of the Needle Park and the public drug scene in Zurich, eleven-year-old Mia and her heroin addicted mother Sandrine are relocated to the countryside. While caring for her mother, Mia spends time with her imaginary friend and a gang of local teenage misfits. These friendships finally give her the strength to rebel and break free from her abusive mother.
in German with Czech subtitles

Platzspitzbaby

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2020

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98 min

Directed by

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Thursday November 4 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

The Forum

Documentary and Behind the Scenes on the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Das Forum - Rettet Davos die Welt?

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2019

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89 min

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Friday

November 5

Friday November 5 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

Davos

The contrast between the lives of those who live in this Swiss town year round and the powerful elite who gather there once a year for a conference.
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Davos

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2020

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99 min

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Friday November 5 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

Lovecut

Through different intersecting stories, LOVECUT tells about three teenage couples and their conflicts with identity, love and sexuality in our digital, rapid changing society that offers many possibilities, as well as extreme challenges. What we observe is a snapshot, an excerpt from their lives and their love stories. An attempt to better understand the bold youth of our time as well as the society we live in.

Saturday

November 6

Saturday November 6 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

The Diver Inside

The Viennese Irene is a strong and self-confident woman who lives on Ibiza with her 18-year-old daughter Lena. The close relationship between mother and daughter is shaken when Irene's ex-partner Paul returns to Ibiza together with his son Robert. His world career as a composer and musician is in danger. He will soon be on trial for having severely mistreated Irene. He tries to manipulate Irene with every means at his disposal in order to withdraw the charges. When he... more...

Saturday November 6 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

Exile

EXIL tells the story of a chemical engineer of foreign origin who feels discriminated and bullied at work, plunging him into an identity crisis.

Sunday

November 7

Sunday November 7 5:45 PM

5:45 PMDas Filmfest

The Audition

Anna Bronsky is a violin teacher at the Conservatoire. Against the advice of her colleagues, she imposes the admission of a pupil, in whom she sees a great talent. With a lot of involvement, she prepares Alexander for the end-of-year exam and neglects her young son Jonas, who is also a violinist and ice hockey fan. She moves away more and more from her husband, so fond of him, the French "luthier" Philippe Bronsky. At the approach of audition, Anna pushes Alexander towards performances more and more exceptional. The decisive day, an accident occurs, heavy consequence.
in German and French with Czech and English subtitles

Das Vorspiel

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2019

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99 min

Directed by

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Sunday November 7 8:15 PM

8:15 PMDas Filmfest

My Little Sister

Berlin-born twins Lisa (Nina Hoss) and Sven (Lars Eidinger) have a lifelong shared passion for theater. He's a famous actor, while she has abandoned her writing to live with her husband and children in Switzerland. When Sven falls gravely ill, Lisa begins to dramatically re-evaluate her life.

Sunday

November 14

Sunday November 14 4:00 PM

4:00 PMMezipatra

Festival passes for the 22nd edition of Mezipatra QFF

Festival passes for the 22nd edition of Mezipatra QFF are now on sale. There is only a limited number available, so do not hesitate to use the offer of 7 films for the price of 5. You can buy the passes for CZK 690, either at the Cinema Art box office or online here. Passes purchased online need to be picked up at the cinema box office. They will be on sale until October 14, 2021, when we will reveal... more...

Sunday November 14 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

Take Whatever You Want

The boundaries of the body and privacy are the most precious things the protagonists of this block have; however, when somebody decides to cross them without consent, they defend themselves with all available means: violence, blackmail, deceit. Let’s explore the dark nooks of nocturnal cities full of drug stupor, moral decay, and omnipresent erotic tension.
Czech and English subtitles

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Sunday November 14 8:00 PM

8:00 PMMezipatra

TBH

A shooting at a high school in Brno irrevocably changes the lives of several students. Maja is an activist who live-streamed her fight for survival and now must deal with the resulting sudden internet fame. Unfortunately, she also streamed the awkward moments between the popular Nessa and her boyfriend, floorballist Luky. The consequences of the attack affect not only this trio, but also the attacker himself, whose motive was not as simple as it might seem. And what does the... more...
in Czech with Czech and English subtitles

TBH

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2022

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99 min

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Monday

November 15

Monday November 15 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

Eyes On You

You can look at yourself and at others in many different ways. The girls and women of this block try many things. They put on VR glasses to see a more colourful world; others try to understand the world through pop culture icons. Whether they look through the camera or anything else, the harsh reality always catches up with them nevertheless.
Czech and English subtitles

83 min

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Monday November 15 8:00 PM

in Czech with Czech and English subtitles

Zákon lásky

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2021

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89 min

Directed by

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Tuesday

November 16

Tuesday November 16 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

First time

The protagonists of this block are insecure, full of yearning, vulnerable, but also brave. With humour as well as gravity, their stories point out the need for understanding and intimacy among people, and to the fact that some secrets are easier when shared.
Czech and English subtitles

83 min

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Tuesday November 16 8:00 PM

8:00 PMMezipatra

Out of My Shell

Figuring out and accepting one’s gender identity is a challenge every trans person faces. It is difficult, but it can be dealt with in the safety of one’s own room. The protagonists (and one dinosaur) of this block are past this step, and now they must share their desires, fears, and joys with the world. And show they’ll never give up.
Czech and English subtitles

63 min

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Wednesday

November 17

Wednesday November 17 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

Delicious Boys

When a boy meets a boy, a wide range of tastes opens. One longs for pure love, another for animalistic sex. Whether you prefer a romantic poem or a buttplug, you can truly stuff yourself. Sometimes, a bitter homophobic aftertaste or rejection cannot be avoided, but it’s a small price to pay for the pleasure of the rich feast. Come and take a bite (sometimes even literally)!
Czech and English subtitles

79 min

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Wednesday November 17 8:00 PM

8:00 PMMezipatra

And Then We Danced

A passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, AND THEN WE DANCED follows Merab, a devoted dancer who has been training for years with his partner Mary for a spot in the National Georgian Ensemble. The arrival of another male dancer, Irakli-gifted with perfect form and equipped with a rebellious streak-throws Merab off balance, sparking both an intense rivalry and romantic desire that may cause him to risk his future in dance as well as his relationships with Mary and his family.
in Georgian with Czech and English subtitles

And Then We Danced

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2019

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113 min

Directed by

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Thursday

November 18

Thursday November 18 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

Injection – Explosion – Destruction

A slight horror story about one missed love, a Lynchesque ride fleeing the law, Eleganza ExtravaBunkerGanzza, a candle commercial produced by a computer, and twisted characters like from a midnight film about the consequences of unintended drug use. Enjoy a dose of explosive films that you’ll fall in love with, although they’re a bit weird. Or rather because they’re weird!
Czech and English subtitles

69 min

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Thursday November 18 8:00 PM

8:00 PMMezipatra

Cocoon

Berlin-Kreuzberg is Nora's microcosm. Nora, the silent observer, is always tagging along: At parties, at school, at the pool, on rooftops and in apartments. Nora drifts around the monotonous housing blocks with her big sister and her friends, witnessing events that seem to cross-fade in the summer light. Girls who want to be slim and pretty, boys who say dumb things to provoke or because they are in love. Ruthless smartphone cameras and fragile teenagers. But Nora has her own... more...

Friday

November 19

Friday November 19 5:30 PM

5:30 PMMezipatra

Queer hygge

The journey of queer protagonists doesn’t need to be only hard and thorny: it can be entertaining, surreal, Christmassy. The films in this block are as hygge as wrapping yourself in a warm blanket with a cup of hot cocoa and a cinnamon Danish. And if you cry during the screening, it will be only because you’re truly touched.
Czech and English subtitles

70 min

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Friday November 19 8:00 PM

8:00 PMMezipatra

Lola

Being free and independent is teenager Lola’s life motto. Lola’s opinions, however, clash with the yokel, conservative nature of her father, for whom the idea of traditional family happiness is sacred. Reality is more complicated, though. The moment Lola stands up for herself, she stops existing in her father’s eyes. The worlds of both protagonists intersect upon the news of the death of their beloved wife and mother, and the task to fulfill her last wish together. Will they manage... more...
in French with Czech and English subtitles

Lola vers la mer

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2019

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90 min

Directed by

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