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Cult Film Conference 2022

CULT FILM CONFERENCE 22. 4. 2022 / 14:00–16:00 / Kinodvor The Cult Film Conference is presented in collaboration with Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK) and chaired by Dr Russ Hunter, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television at Northumbria. Free admission. Lectures are conducted in English. The British are coming! [...]

FILMS – 2022

SPECIAL SCREENINGS Rediscovered! THE AMUSEMENT PARK George A. Romero, USA, 1973, 53' Filmed for a Lutheran charity in 1973 as a public service announcement but never released, the long lost newly restored The Amusement Park is an angry denouncement and a surrealist horror take on the dangers of ageism, [...]


2551.01 Norbert Pfaffenbichler, Austria, 2021, DCP, 65’, English subtitles Double Bill: 2551.01 + A Messenger from the Shadows (Notes on Film 06 A/Monologue 01) Screening followed by a talk with director Norbert Pfaffenbichler, moderated by Austrian film critic and curator Christoph Huber. A monkey-faced man with a nose ring rescues an [...]


SORCERER William Friedkin, USA, 1977, DCP, 121' Four foreigners, fugitives from the law wanted in their countries, take on a deadly mission to drive a convoy of explosive nitroglycerin through a treacherous South American jungle. William Friedkin’s adaptation of the Georges Arnaud novel The Wages of Fear (previously filmed by Henri Georges-Clouzot) [...]


DON'T TORTURE A DUCKLING NON SI SEVIZIA UN PAPERINO Lucio Fulci, Italy, 1972, 35mm, 102', English subtitles In cooperation with Cineteca Nazionale. A journalist from Milano arrives in a sleepy village in southern Italy to help solve the mysterious murders of underage boys. The hot-blooded locals, full of prejudice and superstition, immediately [...]


ROAD TO SALINA LA ROUTE DE SALINA Georges Lautner, France/Italy, 1970, 35mm, 96', in English When a lone traveller stops at a desert roadside café, the owner Mara is convinced that he is Rocky, her son who mysteriously disappeared four years ago. Her mind must be clouded by grief, thinks the tired [...]


THE CHASE Arthur Penn, ZDA, 1966, DCP, 134' A small and cosy Texas town is preparing for a party in honour of local bigwig, banker and oil baron Val Rogers, when news spreads that young rebel Bubber Reeves (Robert Redford) has escaped from prison. But in this septic tank of greed, prejudice, [...]