LEAVING TO REMAIN
Leaving to Remain is a film with three protagonists: Ondrej Olah, Denisa Ganon and Peter Toták. They represent a generation of Roma children who emigrated to the United Kingdom in the 1990s and at the beginning of the new millennium. They were given chances in England that they were denied in their native lands – Slovakia and the Czech Republic – and now they are educated and confident Europeans. However, Brexit and the global pandemic have intervened in their lives. We observe the consequences very closely, through the eyes of the film’s protagonists.
The screening will be followed by discussion with its director Mira Erdevički.
Odchádzania / Mira Erdevički / Slovakia, United Kingdom, Czech Republic / 2022 / 90 min.
English, Czech, Romany, Slovak
Slovakia and the Czech Republic for human rights
INTENSIVE LIFE UNIT
Doctors Ondřej and Kateřina look after their patients to the best of their ability, but they can’t prevent their deaths. Nevertheless, the inevitability of the end isn’t the hardest thing they have to face as heads of palliative care at Prague’s General University Hospital. A pilot project has emerged at a time when countless options …
The film is an attempt at capturing the way documentary filmmakers think. It is a collective portrait of the soul of the Slovak documentary filmmaker. The screening will be followed by discussion with its director Marek Kuboš.
COUNTDOWN – THE LAST FILM OF IVAN PALÚCH
A film about one of the most important figures in Slovak acting, Ivan Palúch. In 1969, Palúch starred in three feature films screened at the Cannes Film Festival in just a single edition of the highly prestigious annual event. Two of them were in the main feature film competition: Michael Kohlhaas – The Rebel by …