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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.

  • Friday 11. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The Forgotten

    Zabuti

    UA/CH, 2019, 105 min.; ru, uk / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Daria Onyshchenko

    Nina (30), a Ukrainian language teacher who cannot leave the city of Luhansk, occupied by separatists in Eastern Ukraine, is forced to undergo retraining courses for teaching Russian. Andrii (17) is a student who was orphaned in the aftermath of…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

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    Music Box

    Music Box

    SK, 2019, 5 min.; bez dialógov / no dialogues

    Director: Joanna Kozuch

    There is one goal, many ways to reach it; the choice is up to us.

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    Jan’s Grain

    Janove zrno

    SK, 2019, 48 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Michal Stašák, Jakub Gajdoš

    The film follows the story of an elderly man who is not satisfied with the current situation of the country. In spite of his lack of knowledge and confused ideologies, he decides to become a presidential candidate and hires young…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 11:00

    Cinema Club

    The Castle

    Pilis

    LT/IE, 2020, 90 min.; lt, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Lina Luzyte

    Monika’s dream to play a one in a lifetime concert is cut short by her mother. However, she stops at nothing to pursue her dream.

  • Saturday 12. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The Pack

    Smečka

    CZ/SK/LV, 2020, 94 min.; cz

    Director: Tomáš Polenský

    The film presents an aggressive group of teenagers who follow exclusively the law of the stronger. Thus the whole group turns into a pack of wolves within which a weaker individual has no chance. The protagonist of the film—Dávid (16)—joins…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

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    Poetika Anima

    Poetika Anima

    SK, 2018, 5 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Kriss Sagan

    Poetika Anima is a non-narrative animated film based on a lyrical poem created by the synthesis of director’s diary notes. Countless symbols and visual metaphors, along with the original atmospheric music by Frederic Robinson, create a story rich in interpretations…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    A Manifesto of Despise

    Manifest pohŕdania

    SK, 2019, 8 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Kristián Grupač

    A classical story of a poet born anew comes into existence similarly to the birth of a poem—from the bubbling foamy blood, humiliation and, finally, from the utterance of the only word permanently sleeping under one’s tongue.

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    The March

    Pochod

    SK, 2018, 20 min.; sk, uk / en sub

    Director: Michal Blaško

    After an anonymous violent attack, a 13-year-old girl, Lucia, tells the police that she was attacked by three Roma men. The city’s inhabitants want to express their frustration, so they organize a “march against violence” in the support of the…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    Fire Report

    Požiarne hlásenie

    SK, 2019, 16 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Katarína Jonisová

    Humans instinctively avoid the unknown. The distance that we keep among ourselves results from the fear of the unknown. Elias Canetti says that in mass a person can be set free from the fear of the unknown. Andy Winson’s motivational…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

    Cinema Club

    R+J

    R+J

    SK, 2019, 6 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Martina Buchelová

    The film talks about the love story that we all know. Juliet knows that she and Romeo are destined to be together. Romeo knows that he and Jessica are destined to be together.

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

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    Trust me

    Ver mi

    SK, 2019, 6 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Zlata Golecová

    The hand cuts its nail and puts it into a flowerpot. While expecting a baby hand, to its surprise, something completely different appears—a baby foot. How will their relationship develop and what will happen?…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    Fighter

    Bojovník

    SK, 2020, 26 min.; sk, cz / en sub

    Director: Matúš Men

    The film captures the life of a MMA fighter who has to win his inner psychological struggle to defeat his rival physically. After his defeat, Jozef has to find his enthusiasm and determination to get back on his feet. The…

  • Les Misérables

    Les Misérables

    FR, 2019, 105 min.; fr, bm / cz tit

    Director: Ladj Ly

    Stéphane has recently joined the Anti-Crime Brigade of Montfermeil in the suburbs of Paris, where he observes the growing tension between neighbouring gangs. The film, inspired by the riots in 2005, is set in present-day Montfermeil, where the famous Les…

  • Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway

    Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway

    ES/EE/ET/LT/RO/GB, 2019, 82 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Miguel Llansó

    Two special agents Palmer and Gagano are tasked with the mission of destroying a dangerous computer virus called Soviet Union. They enter the system using VR but the mission turns into trap.

  • Bait

    Bait

    GB, 2019, 89 min.; en / sk tit

    Director: Mark Jenkin

    Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. In a once-thriving Cornish fishing village, there is a war between the locals and tourists.

  • This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    LS, 2019, 120 min.; st / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese

    When her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to reservoir construction, an 80-year-old widow finds a new will to live and ignites the spirit of resilience within her community.

  • Cemetery

    Cemetery

    FR/GB/PL/UZ, 2019, 110 min.; si, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Carlos Casas

    Nga, supposedly the oldest elephant of the world, sets off on a journey together with his human guide so that he could die in the elephant cemetery—although this place’s existence might only be a legend. Their mythical journey through the…

  • Her Name Was Europa

    Her Name Was Europa

    DE, 2020, 76 min.; nl, en / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Anja Dornieden, Juan David González Monroy

    Aurochs is the name given to the wild ancestor of modern cattle. The aurochs has the distinction of being the first documented case of extinction, recorded in the 17th century. Nevertheless, in the course of time, this animal has gained…

  • Los reyes

    Los reyes

    CL, 2018, 78 min.; es / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff

    In Los reyes, the oldest skatepark in Santiago de Chile, spend their time not only groups of teenagers but also two stray dogs—Football and Chola. In an observational manner, the film follows their coexistence in a place that for the…

  • Our Home with the Dogs

    A casa e os cães

    PT, 2019, 62 min.; pt / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Madalena Fragoso, Margarida Meneses

    For several years, a group of friends from film school continuously filmed their lives together living in a flat with two dogs. We do not see any big situations, only everyday shots just like on social networks. A film shot…

  • Becoming Animal

    Becoming Animal

    CH/UK, 2018, 78 min.; en / sk tit

    Director: Emma Davie, Peter Mettler

    A film essay inspired by the book of the same name written by philosopher David Abram, also starring in the film, is a treatise on the human’s place is nature and among animal species. A gentle and, at the same…

  • The Hardest Working Cat in Showbiz

    The Hardest Working Cat in Showbiz

    CA, 2020, 17 min.; en / sk tit

    Director: Sofia Bohdanowicz

    Sofia Bohdanowicz and Dan Sallitt deconstruct the myth of the most famous Hollywood cat called Orangey.

  • Mutts

    Clebs

    CA/MA, 2019, 18 min.; ar / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Halima Ouardiri

    An observational documentary film about the routine life of hundreds of stray dogs in a Moroccan shelter and the refugee crisis.

  • Stereotypy

    Estereotipia

    ES, 2019, 15 min.; es / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Inés Espinosa

    A look at the animals in the zoo, whose nervous system can’t get used to the new environment.

  • Pardon

    Ułaskawienie

    PL/CZ/SK, 2018, 100 min.; pl / sk tit

    Director: Jan Jakub Kolski

    The story of the mourning parents of a soldier, seen from the point of view of their seventeen-year-old grandson, Janek. The film is set in the dramatic memories of post-war Poland. Nevertheless, it has a unique motif—it focuses on the…

  • In Confinement and at Liberty

    V zajatí a na slobode

    rôzne / various, 2019 – 2020, 50 min.; sk tit

    Director: rôzni / various

    Selection of Short Films.

  • The Wind. A Documentary Thriller

    Wiatr. Thriller dokumentalny

    PL/SK, 2019, 75 min.; pl / sk tit

    Director: Michał Bielawski

    Halny is a wind that blows several times a year, mostly in spring and autumn, in Podhale region of Poland. It is completely unpredictable, so you never know if or when it grows into a destructive hurricane, which turns scenic…

  • Monday 14. 09. 17:00

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    Crowds, Power and Happy Happyendings

    Masa, moc a šťastné happyendy

    SK, 2019, 68 min.; sk

    Director: rôzni / various

    As soon as there is a mass, it wants to multiply. The act of procreation, the correlation of upbringing, the acquisition of a universal voice. An individual in a mass loses his or her anxieties and inhibitions, happily dissolves in…

  • Tuesday 15. 09. 14:00

    Cinema Club

    AKU

    AKU

    SK, 2020, 74 min.; sk

    Director: rôzni / various

    Films from Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica.