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Cinema Club

The City Cultural Center of Piešťany is currently an important cultural institution whose mission is to organize cultural and educational activities for all ages. In the building on the street of A. Dubcek, the so-called  Small stage, there are classrooms in which they are held, lectures, discussion forums and likewhise. Cinematik makes advantage of its cinema  with place for 150 visitors.

  • Tamás and Juli

    Tamás és Juli

    HU/FR, 1997, 60 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Ildikó Enyedi

    Tamás and Juli, a small town coal miner and a teacher, begin dating, but something always ends up interrupting their time together.

  • Tuesday 14. 09. 20:00

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    An Ordinary Country

    Zwyczajny kraj

    PL, 2020, 51 min.; en / sk

    Director: Tomasz Wolski

    The film, made only with archival materials of the secret service, shows us the life in socialist Poland through the eyes of secret agents. We can see images of spying and interrogations, hear recorded banal phone calls and reports, and…

  • Wednesday 15. 09. 11:00

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    Remedy

    Remedy

    SK, 2021, 40 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Jakub Šipoš

    The story of four young people who embark on a boat journey from the Canary Islands to the southern part of Senegal to bring water filters to the Casamance area. The visual mosaic captures an escape from a consumerist society…

  • Wednesday 15. 09. 14:00

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    The Wild Bunch

    The Wild Bunch

    US, 1969, 145 min.; en, es, de / sk tit

    Director: Sam Peckinpah

    1913. In a few months’ time, one of the greatest war conflicts in human history is about to break out, changing the whole world forever. In the age of steam, the Wild West has also begun to change irrevocably. Stagecoaches…

  • Wednesday 15. 09. 17:00

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    Night Riders

    Noční jazdci

    CS, 1981, 91 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Martin Hollý ml.

    They fought for the same ideals of freedom in the Great War. If they met in the trenches they would be friends now. After the war, Edo Halva joined the service of newly established republic to protect its laws and…

  • Simon the Magician

    Simon Mágus

    HU/FR, 1999, 100 min.; fr, hu / sk tit

    Director: Ildikó Enyedi

    The French police seek help from Simon, a visionary living in Budapest, to solve a murder case. Whilst in Paris, Simon falls in love with Jeanne, although they do not speak each other’s language. When Jeanne leaves for a couple…

  • Thursday 16. 09. 14:00

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    It’s Not the Time of My Life

    Ernelláék Farkaséknál

    HU, 2016, 81 min.; hu / cz tit

    Director: Szabolcs Hajdu

    When circumstances force you to accommodate relatives in your home, it’s not exactly a bed of roses. It only takes a moment for one to be irritated, another to be wronged and a third to be envious of your car.

  • Thursday 16. 09. 17:00

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    Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    US, 1958, 88 min.; en / sk tit

    Director: Stanley Kubrick

    In the French front lines of World War I, after giving the order for an impossible and disastrous mission to capture the Anthill, a nearby stronghold, the upper ranks move to save face by having three randomly selected soldiers held…

  • Thursday 16. 09. 20:00

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    Signum Laudis

    Signum laudis

    CS, 1980, 85 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Martin Hollý ml.

    Eastern Front, World War I. Austrian Corporal Adalbert Hoferik is a perfect soldier following orders even at the cost of sacrificing the lives of his own soldiers. He takes command of the unit after a battle in which all the…

  • Friday 17. 09. 14:00

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    killer.berlin.doc

    killer.berlin.doc

    DE, 1999, 70 min.; de, en / sk tit

    Director: Bettina Ellerkamp, Jörg Heitmann

    Berlin, recorded on video that screams the 1990s, is the scene of a film social experiment. Ten people come to the city to play a game of killers—each of them has to find someone else from the group, but at…

  • Friday 17. 09. 17:00

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    My Afghan Family

    Moja afganská rodina

    CZ/FR/SK, 2021, 80 min.; cz

    Director: Michaela Pavlátová

    When Herra, a Czech woman, falls in love with Nazir, an Afghan, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in the post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join. Like the other women in…

  • Friday 17. 09. 20:00

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    Reconstruction of Occupation

    Rekonstrukce okupace

    CZ/SK, 2021, 95 min.; cz

    Director: Jan Šikl

    Director Jan Šikl has been collecting amateur films from different families for over thirty years. Recently, he found 3.5 hours of professionally filmed material that captures the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact forces on August 21, 1968. The…

  • Saturday 18. 09. 11:00

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    Low Definition Control – Malfunctions #0

    Low Definition Control – Malfunctions #0

    AT, 2011, 95 min.; de, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Michael Palm

    Michael Palm’s documentary essay raises a number of questions related to life in a society that always watches and surveils. While we are watching images (as though) from security cameras, experts from neurologists to media philosophers are contemplating surveillance, data,…

  • Saturday 18. 09. 14:00

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    1945

    1945

    HU, 2017, 93 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Ferenc Török

    On a sweltering August day in 1945, villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Meanwhile, two Orthodox Jews arrive at the village train station with mysterious boxes. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of…

  • Saturday 18. 09. 17:00

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    The Impossible Voyage

    Cesta do nemožna

    SK/CZ, 2019, 90 min.; sk

    Director: Noro Držiak

    The Impossible Voyage is a special effects film depicting the life story of one of the greatest Slovak personalities of European importance, M. R. Štefánik. With only a slight exaggeration, we could call the film a documentary as if made…

  • Saturday 18. 09. 20:00

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    (T)error

    (T)error

    US, 2014, 84 min.; en

    Director: Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe

    The documentary thriller follows a secret FBI informant during an operation—his job is to get close to a man who has been identified as a potential terrorist. This informant speaks openly about his work, we see his procedures step by…

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    Fragment 0

    Fragment 0

    SK, 2019, 9 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Michal Žilinský

    The experimental film Fragment 0 takes place in an organic area devoid of universal physical laws, natural processes and mankind, whose absence indicates the latent forms of the world in either the final or the initial state of the moment…

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    Rheum

    Ospalky

    SK, 2021, 28 min.; cz / en sub

    Director: Kateřina Hroníková

    The lives of an elderly couple who have given up on their connection to the outside world and whose everyday lives have shrunk to compulsive task completion are interrupted by a company called The Sun. The company offers services to…

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    Yours

    Yours

    SK, 2017, 6 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Pavol Čižmár

    The film, whose narrative is driven by the music of Slovak band Bulp, tells the story of a woman after tragically losing her partner. Through virtual reality, she discovers an alternative, in which they can continue to live together, forever.

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    Journey

    Journey

    SK/CZ, 2018, 9 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Marek Jasaň

    Journey is the story of a man, who daydreams entering the minds of people around him, stealing their dreams, desires and personal experience in order to fill his own, empty mind.

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    About freedom [not]

    O(slobode)nie

    SK, 2018, 21 min.; sk, en / en sub

    Director: Paula Reiselová

    The film is a personal experiment by the director who gives up the responsibility for her own life on the path to freedom. Using a social network, she lets anonymous followers decide for her. Like Alice in Wonderland, who has…

  • Sunday 19. 09. 11:00

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    Greetings from Nigeria

    Pozdrav z Nigérie

    SK, 2020, 17 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Peter Hoferica

    When pensioner Emil receives an e-mail from a Nigerian prince asking for financial help, he has no other option (despite the disapproval of the rest of the family) than to send him the money. The Nigerian prince promises him not…

  • Sunday 19. 09. 14:00

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    An Unusual Summer

    An Unusual Summer

    DE/PS, 2020, 80 min.; ar / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Kamal Aljafari

    Years ago, Kamal Aljafari’s father installed a security camera in front of his house to find out who kept damaging his car. The author uses this material to talk about his street, his neighbours, the life in a Palestinian neighbourhood,…

  • Strangled

    A martfűi rém

    HU, 2016, 120 min.; hu / sk tit

    Director: Árpád Sopsits

    Based on real-life events, this psycho-thriller is set in the provincial Hungary of the 1960s, when a series of atrocious murders shock the small town of Martfű. A psychotic killer is on the prowl and continues to slaughter young women…

  • Valan – Valley of Angels

    Valan – Az angyalok völgye

    HU, 2019, 98 min.; hu, ro / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Béla Bagota

    In Valan, a Transylvanian mining town, Peter’s investigation about his missing sister leads him to the maze of the past where more painful sins and solutions are revealed than he would ever have thought.