Films in cycle

Skitnica

(The Tramp, 1915.)

Directed by: Charles Chaplin
PHOTOGRAPHY: Harry Ensign
Synopsis:

Charlie je skitnica koji se suprotstavi trojici grubijana braneći mladu djevojku. Iako pomalo nespretan, uspije se riješiti nasrtljivaca te ga iz zahvalnosti djevojka povede kući. Njezin otac farmer ponudi mu posao. Iako nije pretjerano sposoban radnik na farmi, on spriječi novu pljačku. Dolaskom djevojčina zaručnika, skitnica shvaća da nema šanse zadobiti njenu ljubav.

silent, b/w, digital, 26 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 16.03.2014 AT 11:00

Slavica

(1947.)

Directed by: Vjekoslav Afrić
PHOTOGRAPHY: Žorž Skrigin
Synopsis:

Dalmacija uoči izbijanja Drugog svjetskog rata na tlu Jugoslavije. Siromašna djevojka Slavica i mladi ribar Marin suočavaju se s oporom realnošću klasne podijeljenosti društva, a s izbijanjem rata angažiraju se, zajedno sa skupinom zadrugara, protiv talijanske okupacijske vlasti. Sakriju novosagrađeni ribarski brod kako bi ga predali partizanima, talijanske vlasti ih uhite, ali ih partizani spašavaju. Slavica i Marin priključe se partizanskom pokretu...

b/w, 35 mm, 100 minuta
PROJECTION:
Sunday 16.03.2014 AT 17:00

My Craft

(2014.)

Directed by: Mladen Matičević
PHOTOGRAPHY: Boris Poljak
Synopsis:

Na spomen imena Arsena Dedića, svatko odmah pomisli na veliki broj izvanrednih pjesama koje su nam kao urezane u pamćenje, na pravo more knjiga poezije, na boema i šarmera koji je u našim životima odavno postao konstanta. I kako to obično biva kod velikih umjetnika čija djela postaju dio kolektivne svijesti, on za života zapravo počinje postojati u dva paralelna svemira. Prvi je svemir velikih, a u njemu je Arsen Krleža ili možda Ujević popularne glazbe, ravan Dylanu i Cohenu, ali šarmantniji i...

b/w and color, 60 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 16.03.2014 AT 19:00

Ekstaza

(Ekstase, 1933.)

Directed by: Gustav Machatý
PHOTOGRAPHY: Hans Androschin, Jan Stallich
Synopsis:

Film s Hedy Lamarr i Zvonimirom Rogozom, kontroverzan u vrijeme prikazivanja zbog golišavih scena Hedy Lamarr i naznaka seksualnog odnosa. Netom udanoj Evi, bračnu sreću pokvari spoznaja da Emile, stariji, imućan gospodin za kojeg se udala prema njoj ne pokazuje nimalo ljubavi i strasti.Odlučuje prekinuti brak i vraća se kući i ocu. Jednog dana odluči se okupati gola u jezeru. Konj pobjegne s odjećom te Eva tražeći ga naleti na privlačnog mladog muškarca.

b/w, digital, 82 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 16.03.2014 AT 22:30

Le proces de Jeanne d'Arc

(1962)

Directed by: Robert Bresson
PHOTOGRAPHY: Léonce-Henri Burel
Synopsis:

The film is a true reconstruction of Jeanne d'Arc’s the trial.

b/w, 35 mm, 88 min
PROJECTION:
Monday 17.03.2014 AT 19:00

Les dames du Bois de Boulogne

(1945)

Directed by: Robert Bresson
PHOTOGRAPHY: Philippe Agostini
Synopsis:

This film is a modernized adaptation of Diderot’s work Jacques fatalist. When Helene’s lover Jean starts losing interest in her, she takes vengeance by cheating on him. That results in Jean’s marriage to a former prostitute, Agnes. After the wedding Jean finds out the truth…

b/w, 35 mm, 84 min
PROJECTION:
Monday 17.03.2014 AT 21:00

My Uncle

(Mon oncle, 1958)

Directed by: Jacques Tati
PHOTOGRAPHY: Jean Bourgoin
Synopsis:

Mr. Hulot is a member of the working class, currently jobless, living in an apartment in the old part of Paris. Since he has a lot of time on his hands, every day he accompanies his nephew Gérard to school and back to the boy’s house where he lives with his mother, Hulot’s sister, and her husband Mr. Arpel, the owner of a plastics factory. They belong to a higher class and love to flaunt their wealth by filling their minimalist-designed home with fancy equipment.

color, digital, 116 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 18.03.2014 AT 19:00

Holiday

(Jour de fête, 1949)

Directed by: Jacques Tati
PHOTOGRAPHY: Jacques Mercanton, Jacques Sauvageot
Synopsis:

Once a year a fair takes place in a small French town. Local people become more playful than usually and tease the postman François. After they get him drunk, they take him to a tent to see a film about the efficiency of American postal service. François is thrilled with what he has seen and decides to become more effective and speed up the mail delivery. However, American postmen have helicopters and planes at their disposal, while François has just a bike.

color, digital, 76 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 18.03.2014 AT 21:00

Mr. Hulot’s Holiday

(Les vacances de M. Hulot, 1953)

Directed by: Jacques Tati
PHOTOGRAPHY: Jacques Mercanton, Jean Mousselle
Synopsis:

Mr Hulot arrives to a hotel for a vacation on the French coast. He is charming and all the other guests like him, yet his vacation soon becomes strenuous for everybody. Wherever he turns, trouble follows him, though he is completely unaware of it. This film depicts holiday events with the sort of attention to detail typical of Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin’s films.

b/w, digital, 83 min
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 19.03.2014 AT 19:00

That Obscure Object of Desire

(Cet obscur objet du désir, 1977)

Directed by: Luis Buñuel
PHOTOGRAPHY: Edmond Richard
Synopsis:

This is Luis Buńuel’s last film and it tells the story of Mathieu and Conchita’s relationship. He is a rich middle-aged French man and she is his former nineteen-year-old maid who. He is attracted to her and she plays a game of cat and mouse with him. It is an interesting side-light that two actresses play Conchita. The story of their affair is told by Mathieu during a ride on a train after he pours a bucket of water on a young girl’s head at the train station.

color, 35 mm, 102 min
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 19.03.2014 AT 21:00

Belle de jour

(1967)

Directed by: Luis Buñuel
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sacha Vierny
Synopsis:

Séverine is a beautiful young woman married to a doctor. Even though she loves her husband, she is bored with her marriage and totally sexually disinterested in her husband. Soon, she starts having lively sexual fantasies, which she quickly starts to turn into reality when she gets a job as a prostitute in a nearby bordello. Her professional name is Belle de jour. Or is this just her fantasy? This film won the Golden lion in Venice in 1967.  

color, 35 mm, 101 min
PROJECTION:
Thursday 20.03.2014 AT 19:00

Ime Carmen

(Prénom Carmen, 1983.)

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard
PHOTOGRAPHY: Raoul Coutard, Jean-Bernard Menoud
Synopsis:

Naslovna junakinja filma je mlada, ali opasna djevojka. Članica je grupe kriminalaca koji planiraju pljačku banke. Jean-Luc Godard pojavljuje se u ulozi Carmeninog ujaka, bolesnog redatelja čija karijera stagnira. Carmen mu slaže kako s prijateljima želi snimiti film te im zbog toga treba njegova kuća. Još jedna žrtva Carmenine laži bit će mladi policajac Joseph, čuvar banke koju njezini prijatelji žele opljačkati.

color, 35 mm, 85 min
PROJECTION:
Thursday 20.03.2014 AT 21:00

The Sweet Life

(La dolce vita, Italy, France, 1960)

Directed by: Federico Fellini
PHOTOGRAPHY: Otello Martelli
Synopsis:

We follow seven days in the life of Marcello, a columnist for a gossip newspaper who wants to become a serious writer but hasn’t got the strength to do it. Instead he lives a decadent life in Rome and has superficial relationships with the members of the elite. Meanwhile, he neglects his lover Emma and eventually she tries to commit suicide.

b/w, 174'
PROJECTION:
Friday 21.03.2014 AT 19:00

Rocco and His Brothers

(Rocco e i suoi fratelli, 1960)

Directed by: Luchino Visconti
PHOTOGRAPHY: Giuseppe Rotunno
Synopsis:

his story is about a poor family from a village in south Italy whose search for a better life leads them to Milan. The proud Rosaria Parondi, after her husband’s death, arrives at the big city with her four sons - Rocco, Simon, Luca and Ciro. The oldest brother Vincenzo awaits them in Milan. The film depicts their acclimatization to the big city, their personal dramas, and the different paths their lives take… This film was very popular among the working class while the critics were...

b/w, 35 mm, 180 min
PROJECTION:
Sunday 30.03.2014 AT 19:00
Saturday 22.03.2014 AT 19:00

Metropolis

(1926./27.)

Directed by: Fritz Lang
PHOTOGRAPHY: Karl Freund, Günther Rittau, Walter Ruttmann
Synopsis:

In the future, people are divided into two groups: thinkers and workers. One of the thinkers visits the workers in the underground, and falls in love with the worker Maria. It seems that the deranged genius Rotwang is the only one who knows the secret of the underground.

b/w, digital, restored version from 2010., 118 min
PROJECTION:
Monday 24.03.2014 AT 19:00

Wings of Desire

(Der Himmel über Berlin, 1987)

Directed by: Wim Wenders
PHOTOGRAPHY: Henri Alekan
Synopsis:

Berlin is filled with angels who are listening the thoughts of mortals, trying to console them. One of them, Daniel, wishes to become mortal as well, after falling in love with beautiful trapese artist called Marion. Cult film by Wim Wenders, awarded at many film festivals. At film festival in Cannes in 1987. Wenders received award for best director for this film.

b/w and color, digital, 128 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 25.03.2014 AT 19:00

Lola (1981)

(1981)

Directed by: Rainer Fassbinder
PHOTOGRAPHY: Xaver Schwarzenberger
Synopsis:

Lola is a singer and dancer in a cabaret. Von Bohm is a construction inspector enchanted by Maria-Luise, the daughter of his land-lady. He receives an assignment to investigate possible corruption in a local night club; Von Bohm realizes that Marie-Louise is actually Lola, a dancer. This discovery will force him to choose between the woman he loves and a job he believes in.

digital, color, 113 min
PROJECTION:
Tuesday 25.03.2014 AT 21:00

Fanny and Alexander

(Fanny och Alexander, 1982)

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sven Nykvist
Synopsis:

The story of two children – a ten-year-old boy, Alexander, and his younger sister – descendants of a wealthy artistic family Ekhdal situated in provincial Sweden at the beginning of the 20th century. After a sudden death of their father, their mother decides to remarry. Fanny and Alexander have to move into the home of their rigid and heartless stepfather, Vergerus…

color, 188'
PROJECTION:
Wednesday 26.03.2014 AT 19:00

General

(The General, 1926.)

Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
PHOTOGRAPHY: Bert Haines, Devereaux Jennings
Synopsis:

Strojovođa Johnnie Gray ima dvije ljubavi u životu. Jedna je njegova lokomotiva po imenu General, a druga je njegova djevojka Annabelle. Tijekom posjete djevojci, sazna da je izbio građanski rat i požuri se prijaviti u vojsku Konfederacije. Ne rekavši mu da im je potrebniji kao strojovođa, grubo ga izbace. Annabelle sve krivo shvati i misleći da je kukavica prekine s njime. Johnnie saznaje da je General ukraden...

silent, b/w, digital, 80 min
PROJECTION:
Thursday 27.03.2014 AT 19:00

The Seventh Seal

(Det sjunde inseglet, 1957)

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
PHOTOGRAPHY: Gunnar Fischer
Synopsis:

The setting is 14th century Sweden. Antonius Block, sobered up and disappointed knight returns after the Crusades. He meets Death who came to collect his life. He challenges it to a game of chess – if he loses Death takes him; if he wins, he will be spared. During the game he questions Death about God's existence…

b/w, 96'
PROJECTION:
Thursday 27.03.2014 AT 21:00

Scenes from a Marriage

(Scener ur ett äktenskap, Sweden, 1973)

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman
PHOTOGRAPHY: Sven Nykvist
Synopsis:

Originally, this was a very popular TV series in Sweden with six episodes. We follow the destruction of a marriage and a love affair between two people. Johan and Marianne are successful in business, they have children and are seemingly are very happy. However, Johan soon tells Marianne that he is having a love affair with a younger woman and announces the end of their marriage.

color, 169'
PROJECTION:
Friday 28.03.2014 AT 19:00

Nanook of the North

(USA, France, 1922)

Directed by: Robert J. Flaherty
PHOTOGRAPHY: Robert J. Flaherty
Synopsis:

Hvaljen kao prvi dugometražni antropološki dokumentarni film, Nanook sa sjevera govori o zajednici Eskima i njihovom životu dok traže hranu, putuju i trguju na području sjevernog Quebeca u Kanadi. Redatelj Robert J. Flaherty koji je proveo par godina s Eskimima prije snimanja filma (prve, originalne snimke koje je napravio su uništene), ujedno je i kritiziran zbog scena filma koje su režirane.

silent, b/w, 78'
PROJECTION:
Saturday 29.03.2014 AT 19:00

Nosferatu

(Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens, 1922)

Directed by: Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
PHOTOGRAPHY: Fritz Arno Wagner
Synopsis:

This is the first film version of Dracula, brilliantly creepy and full of imaginative expressions never achieved by any director of similar themes. The role of Nosferatu was played by Max Schreck and he became the most ominous (and the ugliest) vampire in film history. It is an interesting fact that this film is not an official adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, but rather its direct plagiarism. Stoker’s widow unsuccessfully demanded from the court to ban and destroy this film. But...

35 mm, digital, 63 min
PROJECTION:
Saturday 29.03.2014 AT 20:30
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