Artistic Director's Selection

  • Blessed Boys

    La Santa Piccola

    IT, 2021, 97 min.; it / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Silvia Brunelli

    In a sunny district of Naples where everyone knows each other, Mario and Lino, two inseparable friends, live days that are always the same. Until Lino’s little sister, Annaluce, makes a miracle and becomes the patron saint of the district.

  • Mothering Sunday

    Mothering Sunday

    GB, 2021, 104 min.; en / sk tit

    Director: Eva Husson

    On a warm spring day in 1924, house maid and foundling Jane Fairchild finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven, are out and she has the rare chance to spend quality time with her secret…

  • The Woodcutter Story

    Metsurin tarina

    FI/NL/DK/DE, 2022, 95 min.; fi / sk tit

    Director: Mikko Myllylahti

    Pepe the woodcutter’s life in his idyllic Finnish village is torn apart over the course of a few days, but he is seemingly fine with it all. As though he knows some profound truth about existence.

  • Corsage


    AT/LU/DE/FR, 2022, 113 min.; de, en, fr, hu / cz tit

    Director: Marie Kreutzer

    Empress Elizabeth of Austria is idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends. In 1877 at Christmas, Empress turns 40 and is officially deemed an old woman; she starts trying to maintain her public image.

  • Neighbours


    CH, 2021, 124 min.; ku, ar, en, he / en sub / sk tit

    Director: Mano Khalil

    With a fine sense of humor and satire, the film tells of a childhood, which, between dictatorship and dark drama, also has its light moments. How much friendship, love and solidarity are possible in times of repression and despotism?…

  • Both Sides of the Blade

    Avec amour et acharnement

    FR, 2022, 116 min.; fr / sk tit

    Director: Claire Denis

    Paris, and already winter. Sarah and Jean love each other. They have lived together for several years. Their love makes them happy, strong. There is mutual trust, and the desire has never died down. One morning (by chance?), Sarah crosses…