Prebaci na Hrvatski

Movies

- In competition -
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
A city park – an ideal place to relax.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Wait for me is a story about the relationship between mother and daughter in the late years of their lives, permanently separated by EU/Schengen border created after the Balkan wars, and their ways of dealing with inevitable departure or death of one of them. It's a story about generation that built the country I was born in and their successors, who executed it's transition into so called atom...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Hrvatska Dubica is a village not far from Zagreb, on the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina (Republika Srpska), on the very edge of the European Union. The place, which has never recovered from the war devastation of the 1990s, is practically extinct, left to itself and the dwindling number of the remaining inhabitants, who blame the war for the problems of their birthplace. Hrvatska Dubica, wh...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Horizon is an intimate story about the sea in the midst of an ecological crisis. In the collective imagination, the open sea and its isolated islands have always been a place of longing, contemplation, escape, even salvation. But, can these places still provide an escape in a time of global warming and pollution? This film essay, shot on the remotest and most isolated island in the Adriatic, ob...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
2020, 51`
At a high school reunion, 15 years after graduation, former classmates tell anecdotes from those days. As the evening progresses, dish after dish, drink after drink, the conversations get increasingly open. However, one topic is awkwardly avoided. Only after alcohol starts to kick in do they find the courage to talk about the shocking letter they all received. The letter in which their classmat...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
The reality we live may not be the one we would choose. How, then, to accept this imposed fate?
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
The place of abandoned views, nature and landscapes, the location in Lika near Perušić is initially the place of departure and return for Jelena. The consequences of people leaving that region for economic reasons, the need for education, progress, better future meant that the course of time cannot be stopped, a constant change and leaving the past behind. The created distance accentuated the a...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Martin is an old man without a home who found his place under the sun in the port of the former Torpedo factory. Right by the sea, in an abandoned concrete space, he settled down with some of his property. A painting, one fishing rod and his bicycle. He found the painting in a trash can, he takes out squid with the fishing rod from his - so to speak - living room, while plastic bottles hang fro...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
"Monologue about Pula" is a short documentary-experimental film inspired by the cult film "Monologue about Split" directed by Ivan Martinac. The film lasts the same as "Monologue about Split", exactly 7 minutes and 21 seconds, uses the same music - Ravel's "Bolero" and the same ratio and length of individual sequences, and is edited entirely from film mat...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
From my balcony, I observe a house on the green hill. Thinking about Da Vinci's camera obscure and the spot that, by the power of light, passes the current state of things in. I fantasize about all the instabilities which happen inside the chosen perception and I turn some of them into a film event.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
A small coastal area has been destroyed by the presence of industrial facilities. The film follows the lives of people who are either fighting for their survival among the dangerous facilities or coexisting with them in harmony. Everyday scenes intertwine with different art performances, depicting the adjustment of people and animals to the degraded environment.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Thirteen years after the unexpected death of his once best friend, the filmmaker tries to reconstruct his late friend’s life and their friendship, using just the photographs and video material his friend shot back then.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
2021, 20`
In the spring of 1992, multimedia artist Ivan Faktor, medic and Croatian volunteer Vlatko, and four more passengers leave war-struck Osijek to travel to Copenhagen in a renovated van. Faktor films the entire trip, the passengers on board, their appearance on TV, conversations about art and war, visits to friends, a meeting with his wife and son and the trip back. Faktor’s video diary is a portr...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Our short stories and memories.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
To this small shift in one of many Microcosms, I willingly ingrave meaning using mythology. Mith as a metaphor, or as a means of destruction of every fright that might cross in.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
A young woman revisits a seemingly insignificant argument with her former husband during the time of her pregnancy. Using elements of psychodrama, she steps into the role of her past self and struggles to access buried emotions caused by his abusiveness.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
REA
2021, 11`
An intimate story about a divorce that took place in Split, the city from which the author hails. An analogy is made between the city of Split (Eng. to split – to separate) and a parting of the ways between two people.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
The combination of old photographs, artificial memories and re-examination of feelings created by a lack of intergenerational communication results in the deconstruction of the pater familias.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
A short hybrid documentary portraying the repetitious and claustrophobic job of a tobacco saleswoman through expressive form. Tobacco shops are an integral part of urban landscapes - yet the salespeople whose jobs are hard, strenuous and stressful remain almost invisible for the public. The film was inspired by an article about the working conditions of cashiers in small shops published by the...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
After ten years of operation, the workers behind the ITAS factory takeover in Ivanec are struggling to survive the capitalist economy. This film paints a collective portrait of those who fight to protect their labour and the sacrifices they need to make along the way.
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
The Cove is a film shot in the locale of Slana Bay, which was the site of the first concentration camp in the Independent State of Croatia. Located on the island of Pag, in the Barbat area, since antiquity until the presentday, this space has been marked by the activity of nature and human beings, who ultimately shaped the radical landscape of Slana – through logging, excessive grazing, the con...
19. LFF , Opatija Summer Stage
Construction of a razor-fence and arrival of illegal migrants to the Croatian-Slovenian border is starting to disturb peaceful coexistence of a small community and is starting to awaken spirits of the past.
- Out of competition -
- Regionale -
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
In the realm of alchemy, adeptus (lat.) is an initiate into the secrets of producing a philosopher’s stone, a basic substance for deriving the elixir of life.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
At Rijeka's Korzo, the author finds two men who are connected not only by the place of action and their social position, but also by the fascination with the song which they both identify with.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
(WORLD PREMIERE)
2021, 7`
(Anti)documentary testimony about an unfortunate event by unreliable participant.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Opatija Summer Stage
(WORLD PREMIERE)
2021, 47`
When Enrico Marotti won his first ‘elimination race’ at the World Cup in Denmark in September 2019, it was the culmination of his sporting career. The crown for the thousands of hours he spent at sea, for the effort, which in ‘small’ sports such as windsurfing, often unfairly goes unnoticed. The victory in Denmark, in the competition of the world's best windsurfers, was also a kind of turning p...
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
A world traveler, photographer and shaman celebrates nature on his estate and creates the New Land with his fellow spiritual adventurers.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Krivac, Morris and Marin - three Japanese premieres, three social outcasts, three musicians from the armchair lead us through a magical, ten-year long journey.In the film, we meet the members of the band Japanski premijeri. We get to know them through home video archives, interviews, their trips and through their music.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Many tenants lived in an old house on Simiceva Street in Zagreb. The place that was once their home has long preserved their memories. Each frame is a memory of the time spent in the House. It was a home that deserved to be remembered fondly. The film was made at Blank's experimental film workshop.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Documentary film "Labin Republic: the reality behind the legend" explores the foundations and the echo of the first organized anti-fascist resistance in the world, known as the Labin Republic. The first part of the film, through conversations with experts and archival material, describes the course of the uprising of the Labin miners in 1921, while the second part focuses on its reper...
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Among the garbage heaps of a big landfill on a Croatian island, Zoki uncovers a microcassette. A close study of the discarded object serves as a tribute to chance and imagination.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
The author of the film hosted young Syrians in her house as tourists. Before leaving the apartment and the traditional farewell lunch, they talk about their homeland and escape from it, the similarities between Syria and Croatia, and finding the way in their new country Netherland. The host of an apartment had similar experiences during Yugoslavia…
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
The story of a woman who lives on the border with Italy. In an effort to ensure the family’s existence she works a little on one side a little on the other side of the border. What boundaries are we really talking about?
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Dedicated worker in the institution for people with history of mental illness, gives all of her efforts and love to the people around her all while neglecting her long term problems that prevent her from living an everyday life.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
When stimulus is high and concentration comes in small packages, two look for Him, The Untroubled.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Sex, politics, marriage, and drugs are just some of the topics touched upon by a few friends at a birthday party in an apartment in the centre of Rijeka. One of the friends goes to work in Germany looking for a better world. Meanwhile, the others get progressively more drunk, while always keeping a dose of internal humour, and through conversation, they give homage to their generation- the lost...
- Retrospect of Đuro Gavran -
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio

4.7

Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT)
2016, 29`
Siniša was sentenced to probation for domestic violence, neglect and child abuse, as well as bodily harm. When the police investigated the crime scene, his alcohol level was 4.7. During the probation period, Siniša underwent the process of rehabilitation, kept his job, requested and got divorce, and custody over his children.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Matija and Bojan grew up together. Their friendship was abruptly broken when Bojan and his family left the apartment overnight, without saying goodbye. It was in the early 1990s. They were among the ‘ineligible’, the ones of the wrong nationality. Too young to understand the war situation or why he lost a friend, Matija decided to look for him 15 years later.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Hulahop , Centar za mirovne studije (CMS)
2011, 28`
The film is about the exploitation of Bosnian construction workers in Slovenia. Citizens of many European countries look for a better life in the promised lands of the West, doing jobs local population can't or doesn't want to do. They're regarded as second class citizens and denied their basic human and social rights. In tandem with big business, the laws are tailored so that the exploitation...
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
Sixteen years after the war, in the main square in Zagreb several thousand people gather to watch the live broadcast of the verdict for Croatian war generals. Through a series of close-ups, the film documents an eruption of emotions instigated by the verdict.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
2015, 18`
What does quality of upbringing and education in the classroom look like? What does quality mean for the development of a child’s potential, especially in the context of ensuring equal opportunities for children from poor communities? This is the story of a quality of educational practice in the Međimurje school ‘Dr. Ivana Novaka Macinec’ where Roma children make up 70% of the total population...
- Kinedok presents -
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Villa Antonio
A family, a nine-year-old child, and an inadequate elementary school curriculum. The child’s work desk becomes the stage for a tragicomic family drama. Who will be the first to break under the burden of “knowledge”? The caring parents or their self-centered offspring?
- Restart presents -
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Opatija Summer Stage
Dunja Ivezić
2021, 8`
Letters full of uncertainties of a waiting soldier.
19. LFF , izvan konkurencije / out of competition , off program , Opatija Summer Stage
2021, 15`
Having reached late thirties, the director questions the relation between age and men’s presence at gay applications.