The unique auditorium  in the old power plant is truly a historic jewel of the town of Pišťany. The power plant actively served from 1906 until the end of World War II and was also registered  in the list of national cultural monuments. Today it serves mainly as a cultural center and in addition to showing films, it also offers playful educational programs and strives to be the center of knowledge development.

  • Saturday 16. 09. 19:00


    The Blue Caftan

    Le bleu du caftan

    FR/MA/BE/DK, 2022, 122 min.; ar / cz tit

    Director: Maryam Touzani

    A Moroccan clothing shop is the setting for an unexpected love triangle in a subtle and fragile story about the different forms of love. Mina and her husband Halim run a traditional clothing shop with kaftans in Morocco. Mina handles…

  • Friday 15. 09. 19:00




    AT/FR/DE, 2022, 101 min.; ro, de, en / cz tit

    Director: Ulrich Seidl

    Surrounded by controversy, Sparta was shown at the San Sebastian Film Festival Competition after being pulled from the Toronto Film Festival line-up just a few days before. It’s a dense, provocative and complicated work, as it could be expected from…

  • Thursday 14. 09. 19:00


    Summerlight… and Then Comes the Night

    Sumarljós og svo kemur nóttin

    IS, 2022, 111 min.; is / cz tit

    Director: Elfar Aðalsteins

    Icelandic director Elfar Adalsteins made a drama about a sparsely populated village in Iceland, where all its inhabitants live far from each other. The geographic setup is ideal for this kind of quirky and sweet-natured ensemble about just how different…

  • Wednesday 13. 09. 19:00


    The Idiots


    DK/FR/NL/IT, 1998, 112 min.; dk / cz tit

    Director: Lars von Trier

    The Danish film The Idiots, subtitled Idiot film about idiots for idiots, has been provoking audiences since the day of its premiere. Shortly after its completion and screening at the Festival de Cannes, film critics and the public were divided…

  • Saturday 17. 09. 10:00


    ASK_Masterclass (How to shoot black and white film on a colour digital camera)

    How to shoot black and white film on a colour digital camera with cinematographer Peter Bencsik

  • Saturday 17. 09. 19:00


    A Chiara

    A Chiara

    IT/FR, 2021, 121 min.; it / cz tit

    Director: Jonas Carpignano

    A sensitive Italian drama about coming of age and the loss of illusions, set in Calabria, a territory with its own rules. Fifteen-year-old Chiara lives in the south of Italy. She has many friends, two sisters and attentive, loving parents.

  • Friday 16. 09. 18:00


    No Elements

    Prázdna množina

    SK, 2022, 25 min.; sk / en sub

    Director: Barbara Vojtašáková

    No Elements is an audiovisual dialogue between two young people, Michal and Tereza. Four years after the break-up they reflect back on their relationship through joint film footage. Gradually we discover what was the main reason for their breakup and…

  • Friday 16. 09. 19:00


    Jane by Charlotte

    Jane par Charlotte

    FR/UK/JP, 2020, 90 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Charlotte Gainsbourg

    Charlotte Gainsbourg’s directorial debut is a documentary portrait of her famous mother, the British actress, model and singer Jane Birkin living with France. The camera accompanies the daughter and her mother through concert halls, places of strong emotional value and…

  • Thursday 15. 09. 19:00


    Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    UK, 2017, 98 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Andy Nyman, Jeremy Dyson

    Sceptical professor Phillip Goodman is in the business of debunking seemingly supernatural events. But three unexplained cases fall into his hands, and the moment he begins to solve them, he finds himself caught in a terrifying spiral of horror. Just…

  • Wednesday 14. 09. 19:00


    The Power

    The Power

    UK, 2021, 93 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Corinna Faith

    Nurse Val faces her first day on the job in a rundown London hospital. Because she is young and timid, the head nurse immediately assigns her to the night shift. What’s worse—there’s a blackout scheduled for that night. Most of…

  • Wednesday 14. 09. 19:00


    We Have To Survive: Fukushima!

    Musíme prežiť: Fukušima!

    SK, 2022, 13 min.; ja / sk tit / en sub

    Director: Tomáš Krupa

    Ten years ago, in March 2011, damaged by an earthquake and a tsunami, three reactors went into meltdown at the nuclear power station in Fukushima, Japan. Everyone within 20 kilometres of the plant was evacuated, but Naoto Matsumura chose to…

  • Saturday 18. 09. 10:00


    ASK Masterclass – Camera Work in Documentary Film

    Host Miro Remo

    The topic of ASK_Masterclass, which we organize at the Cinematik IFF in Piešťany, will be camerawork in documentary film and will be led by director and cinematographer Miro Remo. First, we will theoretically analyze a scene from the movie At…