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A DRAGON ARRIVES! EJDEHA VARED MISHAVAD! Mani Haghighi, Iran, 2016, DCP, 108', English subtitles Screening followed by a talk on Middle Eastern cinema in collaboration with Ekran magazine. Guests: Bernadette Klausberger and Niklas Hlawatsch (producers of Manivelle), Adham Youssef (Berlin based film critic and specialist on Egyptian cinema). In collaboration with FIVIA [...]


SALOUM Jean Luc Herbulot, Senegal, 2021, DCP, 82', English subtitles The Bangui Hyenas, a legendary three-man mercenary army, escape Guinea-Bissau with a Mexican drug lord, only to find themselves in an eerie holiday camp full of suspicious characters in a remote region of Senegal. After the troubled past of their leader Chaka is [...]


MAD GOD Phil Tippett, USA, 2021, DCP, 83' + short film: WORSE THAN THE DEMON Maya Tippett, USA, 2013, DCP, 13' A short documentary following artist Phil Tippett on his 35-year-long journey of bringing his passion project Mad God to life, directed by Phil’s daughter Maya Tippett. Follow The Assassin through a forbidding world [...]


THE WITCH HÄXAN Benjamin Christensen, Sweden/Denmark, 1922, DCP, silent, 106', English subtitles Live music: Elvis Homan (drums and electronics), Boštjan Simon (saxophone and electronics). Structured as a series of hypnotic and hallucinatory vignettes, Christensen’s highly inventive and pioneering combination of documentary and horror cinema proposes to chronicle the history of witchcraft and [...]


THE AMUSEMENT PARK George A. Romero, USA, 1973, DCP, 53' An elderly man goes for what he assumes will be an ordinary day at the amusement park, only to find himself in the middle of a hellish nightmare instead. Filmed for a Lutheran charity in 1973 as a public service announcement but never released, [...]


THE UNKNOWN Tod Browning, USA, 1927, 35mm, silent, 65' Live music: Polona Janežič (piano), Jelena Ždrale (violin/viola). Circus artist Alonzo the Armless (Lon Chaney) is a wonder of all wonders: despite having no hands he is a virtuoso knife thrower. How suitable, since his sweetheart Nanon (Joan Crawford) is scared [...]