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.

  • Brigand Jurko

    Zbojník Jurko

    CS, 1976, 79 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Viktor Kubal

    On a stormy night in a village at the foot of the mountains, a child was born. They named him Jurko. When his mother was dragged to the castle, a fairy cradled the newborn. As the years went by, Jurko…

  • Amour fou

    Amour fou

    AT/LX/DE, 2014, 92 min.; de / cz tit

    Director: Jessica Hausner

    Berlin, the beginning of the 19th century. Young poet Heinrich wishes to conquer the inevitability of death through love, yet is unable to convince his skeptical cousin Marie to join him in a suicide pact. It is whilst coming to…

  • Wednesday 13. 09. 17:00

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    Blix Not Bombs

    Blix Not Bombs

    CZ/DE/SE, 2023, 83 min.; en, se / sk tit

    Director: Greta Stocklassa

    Greta had just turned 8 years old when she watched the unfolding of 9/11 on her TV in Stockholm. In the following months and years, she saw her fellow countryman, the diplomat Hans Blix, become a major player in the…

  • Falcon Lake

    Falcon Lake

    FR/CA, 2022, 100 min.; fr, en / sk tit

    Director: Charlotte Le Bon

    Shy thirteen-year-old Bastien arrives with his parents for a summer vacation at Falcon Lake, where he meets Chloé, a girl three years older than him. An unequal relationship develops between them, which vaguely balances between romance and manipulation. On the…

  • Little Joe

    Little Joe

    AT/GB/DE/FR, 2019, 101 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Jessica Hausner

    Scientist Alice has developed a plant that is supposed to bring happiness to people. When she gives one to her son Joe, the reality turns out to be much scarier.

  • Thursday 14. 09. 17:00

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    The Trouble with Being Born

    The Trouble with Being Born

    AT/DE, 2020, 94 min.; de / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Sandra Wollner

    Elli is an android and lives with a man she calls her father. Together they drift through the summer. During the day they swim in the pool and at night he takes her to bed. She shares his memories and…

  • Safe Place

    Sígurno mjesto

    HR, 2022, 103 min.; hr / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Juraj Lerotić

    A traumatic event creates a rift in the family’s everyday life. Their lives fundamentally change, as if they are waging a war invisible to everyone else. The source of the story is autobiographical, it is addressed in the film and…

  • Friday 15. 09. 11:00

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    La Chimera

    IT/FR/CH, 2023, 130 min.; it, en / cz tit

    Director: Alice Rohrwacher

    The adventurous, magical realism-influenced original work invites you to the environment of the black market with archaeological artifacts. Arthur, played by Josh O’Connor, nicknamed the Englishman, is a member of the Italian tombaroli gang of grave robbers. Together with others,…

  • Friday 15. 09. 14:00

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    Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

    Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

    RS/FR/HR/ME/QA, 2022, 100 min.; rs, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Mila Turajlić

    In an unexplored vault in Belgrade, the capital of the former Yugoslavia, lies a collection of films known as “the Labudović Reels.” On them are images of African and Asian liberation movements and revolutionary leaders that defined the era of…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

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    We didn’t ask to be saved

    Nežiadali sme o záchranu

    SK, 2023, 25 min.; ua / sk tit

    Director: Mariia Yurchenko

    A story about everyday life in a new country and the difficulties associated with separation and uncertainty about the future. Is it possible to build the future without the present? Is it possible to live in the present without leaving…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

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    Shades of Light

    Odtiene svetla

    SK, 2023, 26 min.; sk

    Director: Dáša Ferková

    The short documentary film tells the story of Viera Karasová, a productive and purposeful middle-aged woman, a pianist who teaches and composes music with perfect hearing. However, she has been blind since birth. Even though she struggles with the burdens…

  • Friday 15. 09. 17:00

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    Scattered Nest

    Rozptýlené hniezdo

    SK, 2023, 28 min.; be / sk tit

    Director: Valery Neskaradziany

    The family’s journey for political asylum turns into a struggle for survival. The Shymko family is trapped in Belarus, but their dreams transcend borders. The family undergoes a civil “reincarnation”, a process not everyone is able or willing to endure.

  • Friday 15. 09. 20:00

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    What Did You Do to the Russians?

    Čo ste urobili Rusom?

    SK, 2023, 90 min.; sk, ua / sk tit

    Director: Michal Fulier, Jana Bučka Kovalčíková

    The documentary film captures the everyday reality of the Ukrainian nation and people who are dependent on the help of others in a country at war. Stories about where humanitarian aid from Slovakia ends, and where the daily struggle for…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 11:00

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    The Bloody Lady

    Krvavá pani

    CS, 1980, 74 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Viktor Kubal

    A young and beautiful countess loves life. Both noble suitors and forest animals compete in showing their true affection to her. One day as a storm breaks out in the forest, she gets lost. Exhausted to the point of death…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 14:00

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    Side Effects & Risks

    Risiken & Nebenwirkungen

    AT, 2021, 92 min.; de / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Michael Kreihsl

    A routine check-up reveals that the Pilates trainer Kathrin is suffering from kidney disease and needs a transplant. Her husband Arnold is a successful architect in the middle of a large project and is afraid of donating one of his…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

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    SK, 2022, 9 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Peter S. Kološ

    Young girl travels to school by the sea using her futuristic vehicle. She does this on a daily basis. This time, however, the battery in her device is critically low and she needs to stop as soon as possible. She…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

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    Standing Still


    SK, 2022, 26 min.; sk, hu / en sub

    Director: Monika Mahútová

    27-year-old Anna lives with her mother Hana in a small town near the Slovak-Hungarian border. Anna has dreams that will never come true as long as she stays there, living with her mother. Hana, as a woman who has experienced…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

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    Homeland of Silence

    Ticho na poli

    SK, 2022, 27 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Štefánia Lovasová

    After the recent attacks in a small Eastern Slovak village, everyone stops talking to Ivanka, as if she was the one who caused the conflicts. Looking for modesty in people and in relationships, Ivanka discovers the odd feeling of losing…

  • Saturday 16. 09. 17:00

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    Dinner for 2, Breakfast for 1

    Večera pre 2, Raňajky pre 1

    SK, 2022, 5 min.; sk, en / en sub

    Director: Kristína Žilinčárová

    A young woman who craves for more recounts the story of a special dinner. A film about eating and female desire that genre-wise oscillates between fashion film, horror, video clip, and drama.

  • Saturday 16. 09. 20:00

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    PL, 2023, 89 min.; pl, en, zh, it, ru / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Jakub Piątek

    Young pianists take part in the legendary International Chopin Piano Competition. A unique chance of a lifetime, portrayed from backstage and set to Chopin’s music.

  • Sunday 17. 09. 17:00

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    Knit’s Island

    Knit’s Island

    FR, 2023, 95 min.; fr, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Ekiem Barbier, Guilhem Causse, Quentin L'helgoualc'h

    Somewhere on the Internet, there is a space of 250 square kilometers in which individuals gather in a community to simulate survivalist fiction. Under the guise of avatars, a film crew enters this place and makes contact with players. Who…

  • Luzifer


    AT, 2021, 103 min.; de / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Peter Brunner

    Johannes, an innocent, Kaspar Hauser-like man with the heart of a child, lives secluded in an alpine hut together with his eagle and his devout mother. Daily life in this isolated world is governed by prayer and ritual. But suddenly,…

  • Wednesday 13. 09. 20:00

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    Brutal Heat

    Brutální vedro

    SK/CZ, 2023, 75 min.; cz / en sub

    Director: Albert Hospodářský

    In a world threatened by a solar fragment hurtling towards Earth, an eighteen-year-old boy gets stranded on his way to a friend’s cottage in an unfamiliar small town. A series of bizarre adventures force him to confront his greatest fears—coming…

  • Sunday 17. 09. 14:00

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    A Night of Knowing Nothing

    A Night of Knowing Nothing

    FR/IN, 2021, 97 min.; hi, bn, en, fr / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Payal Kapadia

    A university student in India, writes letters to her estranged lover, while he is away. Through these letters, we get a glimpse into the drastic changes taking place around her. Merging reality with fiction, dreams, memories, fantasies, and anxieties, an…