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19:00 | OPENING | Drinks and snacks in Øst for Paradis café
19:15 | Welcome to the 3rd Itching-Scratching Film Festival
19:30 | AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER | 2013 | 74 min. | Drama | B&H | Director: Danis Tanović
The film is a reconstruction of real events.
Nazif barely makes ends to meet as an iron picker to support his family. He searches daily for scrap metal while his partner Senada tends to their home and their two young daughters. A third baby is on the way.
After a long day’s work, Nazif finds Senada laid up in pain. The diagnosis is that Senada has miscarried and is still carrying her dead five-month old fetus …
A film about the conditions of Roma communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
”No system is inhuman as long as there are good people among us.”
Director of the film Danis Tanović
12:00-13:20 | SECTION 1 | Stories |
MONUMENT/MONUMENT | 2014 | 4 min. | Short Fiction | B&H | Dario Đuraković
How do we experience monuments and what function
do they serve for us? This short film literally invites us into a reflection of a monument in search of its place in history.
ADIL’S WAR/ADILS KRIG | 2014 | 21 min. | Short Fiction | DK | Frederik Louis Hviid
Adil has only one wish: to reunite with his brother who went to war without him. The day arrives, but Adil must prove his worth as a loyal and cold-blooded
soldier. Soon the border between friendship and enemy becomes unclear …
THE LEGEND FROM THE SOUTH/LEGENDA SA JUGA | 2012 | 18 min. | Documentary | B&H | Nedim Karalić
This is a story about Dzilda, leader of Željezničar, the famous Sarajevo based football club. His early death during the siege of Sarajevo in 1992 creates the memory of him as a mythical-heroic figure even 20 years after his death.
POINTY ELBOWS, BLEEDING KNEES/SPIDSE ALBUER, BLØDENDE KNÆER | 2013 | 29 min. | Short Fiction | DK | Karoline Lyngbye
Fifteen-year old Julie lives with her mum and older sister in a sleepy suburb. She seeks to rectify her boredom and curiosity when her sister’s boyfriend visits. A recipe for disaster, as it turns out.
13:45-16:30 | SECTION 2 | Man between fiction and reality |
ZIZI/ZIZI | 2013 | 26 min. | Documentary | B&H | Nedzad Begović
On the surface, a humoristic Bosnian-style documentary
about a man called Zizi, but underneath it is a critique of the society, the politics and the powerlessness
that people of B&H are faced with.
THE PAINTER/EN MALER | 2013 | 30 min. | Short Fiction | DK | Hlynur Pálmason
We follow a painter, a successful artist living alone and isolated. Driven by his work, he finds himself lost when he’s forced to deal with his unannounced son and anyone who stands in the way of his work.
SAILOR/SØMAND | 2014 | 17 min. |
Short Fiction | DK | Gabriel Tzafka
The sailor Jørgen returns home to Denmark for one night and tries to track down his lost love from many years ago. But he discovers that a lot has changed within himself and the woman he used to love.
CENTER STAGE/SKRÅ BRÆDDER | 2013 |
20 min. | Short Fiction | DK | Anton Breum
Lena, a young actress, has sacrificed everything for her marriage with her director and co-actor Axel.
They are very successful on stage but lead a harsh and unloving relationship behind the curtain. When Lena is tempted to leave Axel the conflict escalates – both on and off stage.
15:25-16:30 | ARTIST TALK |
With ANTON BREUM AND VLADIMIR TOMIĆ
Stay tuned after CENTER STAGE for a talk with the director of the film and the award-winning director Vladimir Tomić (MY LOST GENERATION; UNFINISHED JOURNEYS). We meet them both for an exciting talk about man between fiction and reality, experimental film in contemporary art and challenges they are facing
in film making of today.
16:45-18:55 | SECTION 3 | Between people |
PATIENT/PACIJENT | 2013 | 24 min. | Documentary | B&H | Zdenko Jurilj
A story about a patient before, during and after a heart surgery – a situation in which any person can find himself. Patient is a film inspired by the thoughts of Imannuel Kant:
“What can I know? What ought I to do? What may I hope? What is the man?”
THE ASSOCIATION OF JOY | 2013 | 25 min. | Short Fiction | DK | Amanda Kernell
Charlotte and her husband live a good but lonely upper-class life without children. An educational project for Thai girls seems to be the way out of boredom and into charity’s limelight for Charlotte.
COAL MINE/RUDNIK | 2012 | 30 min. | Documentary | B&H | Ines Tanović
Imagining what it must be like in a coal mine is one thing. Experiencing it is another. This documentary is precisely that; a journey into a coal mine where we as humans are nothing more than just a number digging in the deep darks of the earth.
A SLAVE/ROB | 2013 | 45 min. | Documentary | B&H | Pjer Žalica
lmir Ćehajić, a.k.a. Batko, is a successful man: a dentist, actor, radio and TV host. Everything changes the moment he finds out that his daughter will die because of a congenital heart defect unless she is operated on in a prestigious clinic. He borrows as much money as he can—seeking, begging, pleading…
19:15-21:30 | Director’s Challenge: Portrait of an Inside |
INSIDE/UNUTAR | 2012 | 44 min. | Docu-fiction | B&H | Namik Kabil
The renowned film maker, writer and journalist, Namik Kabil, takes us inside a deep wound of Bosnia and Herzegovina; the Srebrenica massacre from 1995. We meet multiple personalities with post-traumatic stress disorder confronting each other. Each of them represent a certain version of the historical and emotional perception of the case of Srebrenica and the Bosnian war. The question is: will there be hope for reconciliation?
20:15-21:30 | DIRECTOR’S WORD |
Place: Øst for Paradis – Foyer
Q&A session with the director of the film INSIDE Namik Kabil
Moderator: Dino Avdibegović, writer and media scientist
Join us for an engaging discussion where we talk about how film can challenge our perceptions of society as we know it. We ask: In what ways can film contribute
to challenge and re-tell the stories that we take for granted?
22:00 | AFTERPARTY AT CAFÉ GEMMESTEDET
Share your film impressions and join us for a drink at Café Gemmestedet. 15% discount on all drinks – just show your ticket.
*Ticket reservation fee: 5 DKK. Reservations are free if you come and pick your tickets up at cinema Øst for Paradis.