Paths of Glory

After the popular annual Kinema Choice, we present a new richer section Paths of Glory, whose title is inspired by a famous Kubrick’s piece from 1957.

After the popular annual Kinema Choice, we present a new richer section Paths of Glory, whose title is inspired by a famous Kubrick’s piece from 1957. A few years after its premiere, the protagonist of this war drama film—Kirk Douglas—said that it is a movie that will always be extraordinary, even after a few years. Precisely this kind of films we should find on the following pages of the catalogue.


Paths of glory will provoke, open a discussion and bring forward the best of world film festivals. Get inspired and discover a rich world of cinema.

  • Thursday 15. 09. 17:00

    House of Arts

    The Eight Mountains

    Le otto montagne

    IT/BE/FR, 2022, 147 min.; it / cz tit

    Director: Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch

    The Cannes Jury Prize this year went to Felix van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch for The Eight Mountains, based on Paolo Cognetti’s bestseller of the same name. It’s a film about friendship, majestic mountains and what really matters in life.

  • Thursday 15. 09. 23:00

    House of Arts

    The Passengers of the Night

    Les Passagers de la Nuit

    FR, 2022, 111 min.; fr / cz tit

    Director: Mikhaël Hers

    French drama The Passengers of the Night premiered in the main competition at this year’s Berlinale. Writer and director Mikhaël Hers built the film mainly on the acting mastery of Charlotte Gainsbourg and a subtle family story. We are transported…

  • Klondike


    UA/TR, 2022, 100 min.; ua, ru, ce, nl / cz tit

    Director: Maryna Er Gorbach

    The film by Ukrainian director and screenwriter Maryna Er Gorbach has had an extremely successful festival journey. The story takes us to the Ukrainian-Russian border in 2014, when a plane with almost 300 passengers on board was shot down. We…

  • Decision to Leave

    Heojil kyolshim

    KR, 2022, 138 min.; ko, zh / cz tit

    Director: Park Chan-wook

    Korean director Park Chan-wook became famous in 2003 with Old Boy, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes. At the same festival this year, he won the Directing Prize with his current release Decision to Leave, a mystery crime…

  • Vortex


    FR/BE/MC, 2021, 142 min.; fr, en / cz tit

    Director: Gaspar Noé

    The psychological drama is the story of a husband and wife trying to cope with the stresses of old age. This time, Noé has abandoned his characteristic hypnotic visuals. However, he has creatively played with the image by dividing it…

  • Saturday 17. 09. 11:00

    House of Arts

    The Hole

    Il buco

    IT/FR/DE, 2021, 93 min.; it / cz tit

    Director: Michelangelo Frammartino

    A captivating, at times meditative film that captures the beauty of the South Italian countryside in the 1960s, where a group of adventurers from the north come to explore one of the deepest chasms in Europe. The descriptive, wordless filmmaking…

  • Saturday 17. 09. 17:00

    House of Arts

    Beautiful Beings


    IS/DK/SE/NL/CZ, 2022, 123 min.; is / cz tit

    Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson

    Nordic cinema will be represented in the Paths of Glory section by Beautiful Beings. Icelandic director Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson captures the story of Balli, a teenage outsider who finds his missing support in a group of equal outcasts. The film…

  • Saturday 17. 09. 20:00

    Cinema Club



    UK, 2022, 100 min.; en / cz tit

    Director: Alex Garland

    Fans of cinematic horror, meticulous character psychology and interpretive puzzles should take heed. The independent horror film by British author Alex Garland (author of the novel The Beach, the TV series Devs and the films Annihilation and Ex Machina) works…

  • Utama


    BO/UY/FR, 2022, 87 min.; qu, es / cz tit

    Director: Alejandro Loayza Grisi

    Bolivian director Alejandro Loayza Grisi’s debut film invites us to the arid South American semi-desert to visit an ageing Quechua couple whose lifestyle is changing unstoppably due to climate change. But an unusually long drought confronts Virginio and Sisa with…