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ANNOUNCEMENT FOR KGIFF 2017!

Dear friends of KGIFF

 

In creating a second edition of Kranjska Gora Internationač Film Festival we again encountered a lot of work. In the sails of our project, we had to catch the wind that will take our festival on a journey to distant places, across oceans of imagination, all the way to movie heroes, to places only the boldest dare to sail! I would especially like to thank everyone, who was that wind, may it be helping financially, with your products, services or in any other form. You remain heroes in these difficult times, believing and supporting immaterial goods. Which our film festival undoubtedly is. Second edition of KGIFF evolved all year, while visiting film festivals – in Sarajevo, Berlin, Cannes, Bologna and Karlovy Vary – while having friendly conversations and with a two-day workshop, where the festival team was being shaped. All this led to yet another edition of the film festival in Kranjska Gora, which this year brings some upgrades. The first of which is expansion of locations; we moved some screenings out of Kranjska Gora, in Bled, Mojstrana and Rateče. Screenings will also take place in Kranjska Gora elderly home and in many other venues where we were kindly welcomed. Through this decision, our festival gained a lot and moved closer to the audience. Compared to last year's festival, we improved the programme and accompanying content and expanded it into new spatial dimensions. We gave our best to present you with an attractive programme, interviews with authors, round tables, thematic parties and workshops, designed both for children and adults, beginners and professionals, & for those who wants to take a peek into the behind the scenes of creative movie making. We wish to offer you a festival that will satisfy even the most demanding viewer & participant. We know why movies attract big crowds. Because it combines in itself all forms of art, and this is the reason why it always withdraws from the templates, from the captivity of zeitgeist and brings people together on a path to a common goal. This is our festival, the festival that gives us joy and that we are proud of! So, do not think twice, come and enjoy excellent works by authors from around the world, from nineteen countries to be precise! This year's edition of film festival we dedicate to the queen of hearts – to a local lady Marica Globočnik, who had so much cheerfulness and vast wisdom, that left a special seal in the village which exceeds her life expectancy. She left us at her almost 100 years of age. Her enthusiasm, her energy and her deep belonging to the village and its people were all dedicated to love, coexistence and respect for tradition. Like hers, our efforts are focused on you, dear viewers, to take Kranjska Gora International Film Festival for your own and follow it on its life course. I would like to express gratitude to all who support us, who follow us and are willing to share with us suggestions on how to make festival better and how to bring it even closer to the audience. I would also like to thank all our friends from Kranjska Gora, whether they are part of the municipal administration, Kranjska Gora Tourism board or they are just passers-by, who, while stopping us on the street, give us a word of encouragement, a friendly smile or a strong handshake. Thanks for making us realise that friendship is the greatest art of them all. Let’s enjoy it together. Marica would certainly want that!

Matjaž, Miha and the team of second edition KGIFF.


What about tickets?

All screenings are free of charge!
All festival locations are accessible for wheelchairs
54

movies

19

countries

10

days

9

venues

Jury



SAŠA BROZ, Hrvaška

theatre director

LABINA MITEVSKA, Makedonija

actress

LENKA KNY, Češka

director

DAMJAN KOZOLE, Slovenija

director

KARIM TRAIDIA, Alžirija

director and writer

AGNES CSERE, Madžarska

actress and producer

Crew



Matjaž Javšnik

festival director

Miha Mohorič

programme director

Tamara Smolej

catering, accomodation

Samo Židan

catering, accomodation

Ana Škreblin Pirjevec

PR

Tina Kocjančič

PR

Erik Valenčič

programme advisor

Leon Škrilec

web page editor

SABELL FABIAN

design

Tina Glavič Novak

funds

Franci Kokalj

funds

Nina Behek

translations, texts

Polona Plasin

Instagram

Aleksandra K. Subotič

director of the children's programme

Gregor Jakelj

technician

Jakob Jakelj

transport

Jan Uderman

transport, video

Branka Keser

prostovoljci, proofreader

Natalija Gajič

proofreader

Alja Bulič

proofreader

Jennifer Norwal

proofreader

Programme

Over 40 films with lots of accompanying programme

Download PDF version here



Thursday, 27. 7. - CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME
FRIDAY, 28. 7. - CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME
SATURDAY 29.7.2017 - CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME
SUNDAY, 30. 7. - DOMAČICA / LJUDSKI DOM

KGIFF are devoting this year’s edition of "Domačica" to Marica Globočnik, known fondly as aunt Pehta from ranjka Gora, who said goodbye last year at the great age of 99. Marica was an honorary citizen, film actress who also orked in theatre, a storyteller who passed folk tales and wisdom from generation to generation. "Domačica" and its rogramme will take place in Ljudski dom, where we will screen movies from authors from Kranjska Gora and movies shot in the area of Kranjska Gora. After the screenings, in a park nearby hotel Lek, we will plant a lime tree from the Festival in honour of Marica. We will once again pay tribute to Marica by screening the movie Last Supper / Zadnja večerja which features her. More over we will listen to her mythological tales of Kranjska Gora. A concert of duo Borut Mori & Andrej Ofak will follow and close the day.

Drama, biography (Color)

Russia 2013 (108')
Director: Pavel Pahomenko
Screenplay: Andrey Dimitriev, Oleg Kapanets
Cinematography: Anton Antonov
Stars: Yaroslav Zhalnin, Mikhail Filippov, Olga Ivanova, Vadim Michman
Language: Russian

Subtitles: Slovenian  
Synopsis: The film is set in the 60s of the 20th century, during the Cold War and the space race between USSR and the United States. Russians plan to send a man into space. Military pilot Pavel Belyayev and Alexey Leonov are ready to step into the open space. But on the way they face many obstacles and dangers.day.

Imagine a world without corruption. Miha Dulmin and his team collected screenplays from students and Transparency International Slovenia and turned them into short films. After the screenings a discussion with the writers will follow.


AT TOP / BOTTOM OF THE LEDDER / CENA (NE) USPEHA

Short (Color)

Slovenia 2017 (5’25’’)

Director: Miha Dulmin

Screenplay: Kaja Metež, Luka Gorenčič, Dina Subašića

Cinematography: Miha Dulmin

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: The story follows a boy and girl writing a thesis. Although they share the same goal – to finish university - they choose different paths to achieve it. Will they both succeed?


THE RIGHT CHOICE / PRAVA IZBIRA

Short (Color)

Slovenia 2017 (6’55’’)

Director: Miha Dulmin, August Adrian Braatz

Screenplay: Angelika Rudolf

Cinematography: Miha Dulmin

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: Sad story which discusses the possibilities of corruption and its consequences in health care sector.


DILEMMA / DILEMA

Short (Color)

Slovenia 2017 (6’5’’)

Director: Miha Dulmin

Screenplay: Iva Ivanič, Laura Buzeti in Laura Sobočan

Cinematography: Miha Dulmin

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: A young entrepreneur, Miss Pavlin, applies for a call for tenders published by the municipality. Her application is successful. However, mayor Vojko Godrnjač has some additional conditions for her to fulfill before she signs a contract and receives the municipality fundings.

KGIFF will plant a lime tree in honour of Marica Globočnik and we will play audios of her telling stories. A discussion with Vojko Anzeljc, screenwriter, producer and director of the film Zadnja večerja and with Matjaž Javšnik, actor
who plays main character in the film, will follow.

Comedy, romance (Color)

Slovenia 2001 (94’)

Director: Vojko Anzeljc

Screenplay: Vojko Anzeljc

Cinematography: Miha Tozon

Stars: Aleksandra Balmazovič, Matjaž Javšnik, Drago Milinovič, Marica Globočnik

Language: Slovenian

Awards: SOCHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Special Mention Award (2001), WIESBADEN GOEAST: Best Director (2002)

Synopsis: Two "dumb-bells", Hugo and Tincek, steal a camera from a lunatic asylum and escape. They want to make a film about a hero, who saves a girl and gives her a kiss at the end. Hugo shoots the film and Tincek plays the main character. They are making the film by shooting "ordinary" people, without them knowing what is really going on. This leads them to prostitute Magdalena, who wants to commit suicide. Everything would work out just fine if Magdalena's pimp Zare didn't get involved

TUESDAY 1.8.2017 – SOCIALLY ENGAGED FILMS

The purpose of our socially engaged film programme, taking place on 1st and 2nd August, is to present to the festival audience with movies which break the walls of the system and broaden horizons. Movies, so to speak, that open eyes. Some of them show examples of social resistance from different parts of the world, while others break boundaries to enter the sphere of activism. With movies, public speeches and round table discussions, we will search for answers to the question 'What really is a socially engaged movie?' and 'Can a movie by itself be a force of activism and a fight for a cause?'.

SOCIALLY ENGAGED FILMS: BARICADES CLOSE ROADS, BUT DO THEY OPEN PATHS? / LJUDSKI DOM

Nowadays, the world is constantly being shaken by social conflicts and unrest that often turn into revolution, and then to wars. Teeming masses shout same slogans (albeit in different languages) against exploitation and repression of human beings, carried out by national authorities, frequently linked to international institutions and the elite. On the first day we will screen movies prioritising social struggles in the occupied lands of Western Sahara, in Taiwan, Spain and also in Slovenia. A round table will follow the last movie, so the audience can reflect on the differing practices of mass protests and their effectiveness, both globally and at home.

Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2014 (85’)

Director: Siniša Gačić

Screenplay: Siniša Gačić

Cinematography: Sinisa Gačić, Ayelen Magnin, Jan Perovsek, Maksimiljan Susnik, Jakob Weidner    

Language: Slovenian

Awards: FSF PORTOROŽ: Vesna for Best film (2014)

Synopsis: A month after the Wall Street occupation, a number of protesters follow their example and set up their tents in front of the Ljubljana stock market. The protesters are united in the critique of representative democracy and global financial capitalism under the slogan ‘nobody represents us’. Their organization is based on the principles of direct democracy.

Documentary (Color)

Taiwan 2014 (120’)

Director: Kalisme Wu

Screenplay: Kalisme Wu

Cinematography: Kalisme Wu

Language: Taiwanese

Subtitles: Slovenian

Synopsis: The director Kilasme compiled 6 years worth of footages where she followed the Anti University Tuition Raise movement in Taiwan. As the first documentary to explore the issue of ever raising education costs in Taiwan.

Documentary (Color)

Spain 2016 (52')

Director: Jordi Oriola Folch

Screenplay: Jordi Oriola Folch, Dani Fernández

Cinematography: Jordi Oriola Folch, Sandra Gimeno

Language: Arabic, Spanish, English, French, Catalonian

Subtitles: English

Synopsis: After 40 years, the Saharawis are considering to go back to war to free their country from the Moroccan occupation, but nonviolent activists argue that nonviolent struggle is cornering Morocco and is the best option for the Saharaui struggle.

Documentary (B/W)

USA, Slovenia 2017 (85’)

Director: Maple Razsa, Milton Guillén

Screenplay: Maple Razsa

Cinematography: Milton Guillén

Language: Slovenian, English

Subtitles: English  

Synopsis: Twice the people went into the streets. Twice the police drove them away. What began as protests became uprisings. In the once-prosperous industrial city of Maribor, Slovenia, anger over political corruption became unruly revolt. This participatory documentary places audiences in the midst of the third and largest uprising as crowds surround and ransack City Hall under a hailstorm of tear gas canisters. Like those who joined the actual uprisings, audiences in the theater must decide whether to listen to organizers and remain with those committed to nonviolent protest on Freedom Square or to follow rowdy crowds toward City Hall and almost certain conflict.

WEDNESDAY 2.8.2017 - SOCIALLY ENGAGED FILMS

Engaged movies are a kind of mirror to society: they have the power to actively critiquing society and activism itself, or give a valuable message. They open thematic spheres, repressed systematically by the ruling forces. If the pen is mightier than a sword, then the camera is more powerful than guns. We will screen movies which focus not only on disclosed and oppressed truth but also try to awaken the collective conscience.

Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2015 (55’)

Director: Polona Balantič, Igor Zupe

Screenplay: Polona Balantič, Igor Zupe

Cinematography: Jurij Nemec

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: In 1984, three groups – the multimedia group Laibach (established 1980), the visual arts group IRWIN (1983), and the theatre group Scipion Nasice Sisters Theatre (SNST) (1983–1987) – founded the Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK) art collective. That same day, the three groups founded a fourth group, the design department New Collectivism. Later NSK established other subdivisions: the Department of Pure and Applied Philosophy, Retrovision, Film, and Builders.

Documentary (Color)

Venezuela 2009 (55’)

Director: Marc Villá

Screenplay: Marc Villá, Lucia Lamanna

Cinematography: Emilio Guerra

Language: Spanish, Italian, Arabic, English, Korean

Subtitles: English
Synopsis: The story takes place in Ecuador, South Korea, Italy, Venezuela and Western Sahara. We follow the everyday life of three man and two women who all fight the worlds corporate order. Their acctions are the voices of others, of individuals and of crowds. Of those who seek another world.

Documentary (Color)

Turkey 2017 (44’)

Director: Maise Al-Hafez, Eda Elif Tibet

Screenplay: Eda Elif Tibet

Cinematography: Eda Elif Tibet

Language: arabski

Subtitles: English
Synopsis: A ballad, narrates poetic stories in short stanzas, hence this self-reflective musical documentary mirrors the life of Maisa Alhafez a musician and Syrian refugee living in Istanbul. The film is about her longing to her loved ones as she tries to make place for herself in the world of displaced. A diverse family that sings together, in which she believes through music and love one can heal wounds of her people and children.

 

Drama (Color)

Slovenia 2016 (30')

Director: Dejan Babosek

Screenplay: Dejan Babosek

Cinematography: Simon Gosnik

Stars: Denys Bilash, Valentina Plaskan, Renato Jenček, Nataša Barbara Gračner

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: Christian, a 17-year-old high school student identifies with right-wing propaganda and neo-nazi organization during the immigration crisis. One night, they assault a foreigner and his wife. The foreigner falls into a coma and incident has an enormous effect on Christian and his family.

Monday 31. 7. - The grass is always greener on the other side

In keeping with the previous year's focus on connection and learning together to grow our communities, we hopped over the Karavanke mountain range to our neighbours in Villach to connect with local movie makers. Likewise, we continue our collaboration with the excellent documentary festival Docudoc, which annually takes place in Maribor. This year they will present the legend of documentary maker, Mako Sajko, and screen some of his many documentary films.

Documentary, music (B/W)

Slovenia 2016 (81’)

Director: Dejan Batoćanin

Screenplay: Dejan Batoćanin, Ana Kajzer

Cinematography: Janez Stucin       

Stars: Janez Boncina, Matjaz Deu, Tomaz Habe

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: Batoćanin’s first movie tells the story of the comeback of the legendary Slovenian band Mladi levi, which was popular in the 1960s and 1970s.  The film starts with the first meetings of the five former members of the band, who want to bring their old hits back to life and get all former members on board. We follow them through months of preparations and rehearsals, and get an insight into their younger days, when through music they were able to form a friendship that achieved what many thought impossible. In November 2014, with considerable attention from the media, they enthralled the audience in Ljubljana with two sold-out concerts.

Documentary, music (B/W)

Slovenia 2016 (52’)

Director: Varja Močnik

Screenplay: Igor Bašin, Barbara Kelbl

Cinematography: Miloš Srdić

Stars: Marko Brecelj, Boris Bele, Borut Činč, Andrej Veble, Štefan Jež, Darko Štrajn, Aco Razbornik, Dečo Žgur, Petar Janjatovič, Momčilo Rajin, Jani Novak (Laibach), Vasja Ocvirk (Strelnikoff), Jernej Dirnberk (Mi2), Tadej Hruševar (Pepel in kri), Boris Vlastelica (Repetitor), Miha Ribarič (Prismojeni profesorji bluesa), Goran Šalamon (Demolition group), Andrej Fon (Olfamož), Marko Doles (Ana Pupedan)

Language: Slovenski/Slovenian

Awards: Jury Award at the Dok'n'Ritam, BelDocs

Synopsis: In Varja Močnik’s documentary film, members of Buldožer band, their friends and fans are bringing back memories. The story is presented with images from their plates, archival material and animations. All together creates fresh and surrealistic film, portraying legendary band as well as society nowdays.

Documentary, music (Color)

USA 2016 (137’)

Director: Ron Howard

Screenplay: Mark Monroe

Cinematography: Caleb Deschanel, Tim Suhrstedt, Michael Wood, Jessica Young

Stars: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon

Language: English

Subtitles: Slovenian

Awards: Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards: Best Music Documentary Award (2016), Grammy Awards: Best Music Film (2017)

Synopsis: In the 1960s, the Beatles exploded on to the public scene, seemingly out of nowhere as the band's formative years of constant performing at home and in Hamburg, and Brian Epstein's grooming, finally paid off beyond their wildest dreams. Accompanying new interviews of the remaining Beatles, their associates and fans as well as archival interviews of the late ones, this film features footage of the heady concert years of 1963 to 66 when the band became a worldwide cultural phenomena topping them all. Furthermore, it also follows how the Fab Four began to change and grow while the excitement of Beatlemania began to sour their lives into an intolerable slog they needed to escape from to become more than what their fans wanted.

16:00 / THE DEEPEST MAN IN A SWIMSUIT / NAJGLOBJI ZEMLJAN V KOPALKAH
Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2016 (68’)

Director: Haidy Kancler

Screenplay Haidy Kancler

Cinematography: Haidy Kancler

Language: Slovenian

Subtitles: English 

Synopsis: The film is an observational portrait of a man, one of world’s best free-divers Jure Daić, who has decided to break one of the craziest free-diving records, reaching 111m in the Adriatic Sea in a swimsuit only. Despite his wife giving birth to their second child just a few days after, constant drown backs full of injuries, abortive attempts and frowns, this record became his life. The unexplainable need for achievement pushed him to have pursued success in a life endangering action and meanwhile discounted the world around him. He thought he had predicted everything, but life had it’s own plan.


17:30 / SELFIE WITHOUT A RETOUCH / SELFI BREZ RETUŠE

Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2016 (52')
Director: Vinci Vogue Anžlovar

Screenplay: Vinci Vogue Anžlovar

Cinematography: Matjaž Mrak

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: This film shows the creative process in a different way – through another view. It shows the director of the film going through the whole creative process of making of making a film but picturing just the several conflict situations: from conflicts with the producers, a slap to a Minister of Culture, broken jaw of an actor,… to anger, anxiety, drogs, hazard, divorce, powerty, wealth, depression,… and medical treatment.


18:30 / LAUGHTER / SMEH

Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2015 (9'27'')
Director: August Braatz

Screenplay: August Adrian Braatz

Cinematography: Peter Perunovič

Language: Slovenian

Synopsis: Short documentary Laughter presents a moment in every day life of ''five laugters academy'' where laughter is used for healing, educational, relaxing, beautifying and financial purposes.  Laughter academies are spaces where main characters from different backgrounds and different age groups are connected by laughter. Each and everyone of them derives from different social background and is engaged in laughter in its own way.

THURSDAY 3.8.2017 – cOMPETITION - LJUDSKI DOM
09:00
MY WORLD IS UPSIDE DOWN / MOJ NAROBE SVET

Documentary (Color, B/W)

Slovenia, Republic of Macedonia, Croatia 2016 (74’)
Director: Petra Seliškar
Screenplay: Petra Seliškar
Cinematography: Brand Ferro
Language: Slovenian
Subtitles:
Awards: MAKEDOX (2016), FSF PORTOROŽ (2016)
Storyline: Music documentary based on a multihyphenate artist with severe brain damage called intellect.

Documentary (Color, B/W)

USA, Germany, Slovenia 2016 (85')
Director: Peter Braatz
Screenplay: Peter Braatz
Cinematography: Peter Braatz
Language: English
Subtitles: Slovenian
Synopsis: Blue Velvet Revisited is a documentary film based on hours of documentary footage that was filmed and photographed in 1985 in the USA, on the set of “Blue Velvet” of David Lynch.
Peter Braatz obtained the exclusive rights to document the entire production of the cult classic film “Blue Velvet” from David Lynch himself, with most of this footage never previously released to the public. In ‘Blue Velvet Revisited’, the film images, numerous sound recordings, photographs, paintings, objects and relics that Braatz had collected are selected and composed into an evocative new film, based on a story told by the Director without the need for narration. These lost and mostly never before seen images are revisited and reinterpreted now, 30 years later. ‘Blue Velvet Revisited’, an 85 minute long documentary, is a journey, sharing with the viewer some kind of buried treasure.

FRIDAY 4.8.2017 – COMPETITION - LJUDSKI DOM

Drama, comedy, romance (Color)

USA, France, Germany 2016 (118’)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Screenplay: Jim Jarmusch
Cinematography: Frederick Elmes
Stars: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie
Language: English, Italian
Subtitles: Slovenian
Awards: CANNES FILM FESTIVAL:  award palm dog (2016), BOFCA: 10 best movies of the year (2016), FES: audience award for best film (2017)
Synopsis: Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, he writes poetry into a notebook; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer; he goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing. New dreams come to her almost daily. The film quietly observes the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

Drama, documentary (Color)

USA, France, Germany 2016 (90’)
Director: Terrence Malick
Screenplay: Terrence Malick
Cinematography: Paul Atkins
Stars: Cate Blanchett, Jamal Cavil, Maisha Diatta
Language: English
Subtitles: Slovenian
Awards: VENICE FILM FESTIVAL: Feature Film Festival Digital Award and Green Drop Award (2016)
Synopsis: An exploration into our planetary past and a search for humanity's place in the future. With narration by Cate Blanchett.

Round table: The (ab)use of science

The discussion will be about meaning and role of the science in modern era. Techno bureaucracy and mainstream media’s shaped public discourse is the reflection of the society. Where is the red line between use or abuse of science?

Guests dr. Jana Šimenc, dr. Stojan Sorčan (director of Direktorat za visoko šolstvo), Polona Frelih and Miha Novak, moderated by Valeri Kochmann.

dr. Stojan Sorčan direktor Direktorata za visoko šolstvo.
Tajništvo: Nina.Kralj1@gov.si ali direktno njegov mail: stojan.sorcan@gov.si

Miha Novak nov.miha@gmail.com

Drama (Color)

UK, France, Belgium 2016 (100’)

Director: Ken Loach

Screenplay: Paul Laverty

Cinematography: Robbie Ryan
Stars: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

Language: English

Subtitles: Slovenian

Awards: BAFTA: Outstanding British Film of the Year (2017), CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: Palm DogManitarian Award (2016), LOCARNO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Audience Award (2016), SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Best Film (2016)

Synopsis: A 59 year old carpenter recovering from a heart attack befriends a single mother and her two kids as they navigate their way through the impersonal, Kafkaesque benefits system. With equal amounts of humor, warmth and despair, the journey is heartfelt and emotional until the end.

SATURDAY, 5.8. - COMPETITION - LJUDSKI DOM

Drama, thriller (Color)

Iran, France 2016 (124’)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi
Director of Photograhy: Hossein Jafarian
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Mina Sadati
Language: Persian, English
Subtitles: Slovenian
Awards: CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: Best Actor and Best Screenplay (2016), MUNICH FILM FEST: Best Foreign Language Film (2016), CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST: Special Jury Award (2016), Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year (2017)
Synopsis: Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" rent a new apartment from one of their fellow performers. Unaware of the fact that the previous tenant had been a woman of ill repute having many clients, they settle down. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the apartment one night while Ranaa is alone at home taking a bath and the aftermath turns the peaceful life of the couple upside down.

Documentary (Color, B/W)

Switzerland, France, Belgium, USA 2016 (93’)
Director: Raoul Peck
Screenplay: James Baldwin, Raoul Peck
Cinematography: Henry Adebonojo, Bill Ross, Turner Ross
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte
Language: English
Subtitles: Slovenian
Awards: Amnesty International Slovenia award (2017), BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Panorama Audience Award (2017), DOCAVIV: Best International Film – Honorable Mention (2017), TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: People's Choice Award (2016)
Synopsis: In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished.

Round table: Solutions exist, who wants them?

Jobs in western world are becoming close to the working conditions in developing counties, therefore devaluated and underpaid. Mass production is often the mark for poor quality. How consumerism and exploitation of the workers shape the future of society?                

Guests: Živa Lopatič (Zadruga Buna) and Miša Gams, moderated by Valeri Kochmann.

Živa Lopatič ziva@buna.si
Miša Gams

Documentary (Color)

Slovenia 2017 (52')


Director: Maja Weiss
Screenplay: Maja Weiss
Cinematography: Maja Weiss
Stars: Mirjana Borčić, Dunja Klemenc, Borko Radešček, Tone Rački
Language: Slovenian
Synopsis: The documentary portrays the pioneer of film education Mirjana Borčić, a 91-year-old film pedagogue and writer, and the beginnings of film education and the movement for film culture in Slovenia. What is the essence of film education and how is it to be conducted in schools? Her students and fellow travellers, who are today the most prominent film and pedagogical authorities, join in the reflections.

Drama (Color)

Serbia 2016 (100’) Director: Srdja Penezić Screenplay: Srdja Penezić, Slavko Štimac Cinematography: Radan Popović Stars: Slavko Štimac, Hana Selimović, Mirjana Joković, Bogdan Diklić Language: Serbian Subtitles: Slovenian Synopsis: This is a story, actually a fairytale for adults, that expresses how life could be beautiful, if only mankind would go out and enjoy it for a change. Life has not been kind in any way towards Dobrica. As an infant he was abandoned by his parents and left by the wayside. After a few happy years, spent surrounded by people who truly loved him, the “system” takes notice of him and the next twenty-eight years of his life are spent mostly in orphanages or in prison. Still, maybe simply because early in life he experienced truly unconditional love, or simply because it is his nature, he chooses only to see goodness in people. Actually, it’s not so much that he chooses it as that he simply can’t do it otherwise. He is who he is and navigates through life while being completely filled with love.

Documentary, music (Color)

Slovenia 2016 (85’) Director: Maja Pavlin Screenplay: Maja Pavlin Cinematography: Aleš Živec Stars: Roberto Magnifico, Aleksander Pešut-Shatzi, Barbara Pešut Language: Slovenian, Serbian Subtitles: Slovenian Synopsis: The film is portrait of musician Magnifico, that shows his career from beginnings in 1980s to world fame with hit like Hir Aj Kam Hir Aj Go. Charlatan Magnifique is funny mix of great music, spontaneous and comic situations, and also commentaries of Magnifico's main characters in his life and career.
Workshops
CHILDREN WORKSHOP: CHILDREN AND HAPPINESS by Demo team CANON and LAB07 (August 2 - August 3 / 10am - 12am)

Promotional photography workshops for children between 6 and 10 years on the topic of hapiness.

Prijave
  • Applications will be accepted until 20th Participants are asked to send their applications on prijave@kgiff.si together with brief explanation of their desires and experiences, so that each and every mentor can adjust the content of the workshop.
  • The price of each workshop is 100 euros per person. We kindly ask you to transfer the workshop fee to the account opened at Zavod Javšnik & Klapa, Gabrovec 36, 1301 Krka, DDV: SI39721647, TRR: SI56600000000355091. Cancelation is possible until 20th July with a full workshop fee refund.
  • During the workshop, free accommodation in a nearby camp is provided. We kindly ask participants to bring their own tents and camping equipment.
HERE I AM (PRESENTATION OF YOUNG UPRISING ARTIST)
Anja Novak (1991, Ljubljana)

She graduated AGRFT (Academy for Theater, Radio, Film and Television Ljubljana) with a Masters Degree for acting in 2014 with two performances : 1981 – for which her class claimed the highest prize of the Academy the Prešeren Award – and with a role of Brecht's bride in Zdaj letim (Now I fly). Her Master's project was an automous project based on her poetry and musical arrangements: Imela bi otroke, vrt in petnajst zajce (I'd like to have children, a garden and fifteen rabbits), realised with the help of the director Nina Šorak and musician Laren Zdravič Polič, which premiered in march 2015 in Mladinsko Theater Ljubljana. For this project she was awarded the highest prize the Academy can give, the Prešeren Award.

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  • Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
  • Kulturno Socialni Zavod Sagar
    Miha Mohorič miha@kgiff.si
  • Miha Mohorič - 041350482
  • Javšnik & Klapa
    Matjaž Javšnik matjaz@kgiff.si