Film Countries Archives: Croatia

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Snow White [short film]

  Lana Baric

  Croatia     14 minutes

Synopsis

An unexpected visit shakes up forty-year-old Željka’s quiet, isolated routine and transports her back into the past.

This film screens as part of Shorts 5: Moments (Drama)

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Collection of four tense film stills representing Shorts Program 5

Shorts 5: Moments (Drama)

  Various

  Croatia, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, United States     85 minutes

Synopsis

These five shorts spanning five countries are bursting with precarious circumstances and unexpected happenings. Featuring works by Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan, Mara Tamkovich, Tara Westwood, Lana Baric, and Pedro Cabeleira.

Lynn leaves her family behind to pursue her luck in the city as a country singer in The Headhunters Daughter (Philippines). In LIVE (Poland), two women journalists attempting to broadcast from protest-filled Mink are targeted by a drone. In Triggered (US) a US Senator faces her greatest challenge when a home invasion takes a shocking turn. An unexpected visit shakes up forty-year-old Željka’s quiet, isolated routine and transports her back into the past in Snow White (Croatia). Marcia, a young single mother, pursues her dream date in By Flavio (Portugal).

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 22 @ 4:00pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 20

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 13 @ 12:00pm CT through Oct 23 @ 11:59pm CT for a 48-hour watch window. Available to stream anywhere in the United States.

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Burning Days Kurak Günler

  Emin Alper

  Turkey, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Greece, Croatia     130 minutes

Synopsis

After arriving in the drought-plagued rural outpost of Balkaya, by-the-book prosecutor Emre slowly begins to realize that he has been sent into a viper’s nest of corruption and scandal. Although he is hesitant to accept an invitation to dinner at the mayor’s residence, Emre eventually allows himself to be persuaded to attend, lest he offend the chummy official. But after waking up in the morning with little recollection of the events of the previous evening, he learns, to his horror, that a young Romany woman was assaulted on the premises. Emre embarks on an investigation that tests his own moral character as it threatens to reveal a secret of his own. Handsomely photographed, this crackling, politically-minded thriller also serves as a powerful cautionary tale of ascendant homophobia and populist attitudes gaining ground throughout the world.

 Turkish with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Screening

Fri, Oct 14 @ 5:15pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

Screening

Sat, Oct 15 @ 12:00pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

Media

Film Credits

  •   Nadir Öperli, Kerem Çatay
  •   Emin Alper
  •   Özcan Vardar, Eytan İpeker
  •   Ceyda Yüceer
  •   Christos Karamanis (GSC)
  •   Selahatti̇n Paşali, Eki̇n Koç, Erol Babaoğlu, Erdem Şenocak, Seli̇n Yeni̇nci̇
  •   Krešimir Rodic
  •   Stefan Will
  •   Ay Yapim, Liman Film

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The Film Title

  Horace Van Welmute

  Austria, Belarus, Croatia     634 minutes

Synopsis

Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny’s best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

“What is this?”
-everyone

 Croatian with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

Screening

Thursday, Sept 30, 2021 @ 7:00pm

Media

Film Credits

  •   Paul Producer
  •   Samir Screenwriter
  •   J. Jonah Jameson
  •   Annie Lebowitz
  •   Candice D.P. Willgins
  •   Bill Murray, Charlie Chaplin, Reese Witherspoon, Daniel Day-Lewis
  •   Junkie XL
  •   The Decemberists
  •   Dan Quayle, Will Smith
  •   Dreamworks, A24

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