30.11.2023., 14:00

25. November – 01. December 2022.
The Cultural Centre of Belgrade

Grace / Blazh
Russia, 2023, 119’

Director: Ilya Povolotsky

Cast: Maria Lukyanova, Gela Chitava, Eldar Safikanov, Ksenia Kutepova…

An old camper travels through a dark Russian province, carrying a teenage girl, her father and a dilapidated movie projector. They are on the road for a long time, wandering through eerie picturesque landscapes. She gets used to his melancholy and random adventures with women, he puts up with her whims. Everything changes when they head north. Their world squeezed in the cramped space of the camper, all the hopes, pains and hidden pasts finally explode.


Great Britain, France, Belgium, 2023, 113’

Director: Ken Loach

Cast: Trevor Fox, Debbie Honeywood, Laura Lee Daly, Jordan Louis, Dave Turner, Neil Leiper…

A film about the future of the last remaining pub called “The Old Oak”, located in a village in the north-east of England, which people are leaving due to the closing of the mine. Houses in the area are cheap and affordable, making this village an ideal location for Syrian refugees. The owner of the pub meets a young Syrian woman. Will they be able to establish a common language? THE Old Oak is a film about loss, fear and the difficulty of finding hope.


THE SECOND LORAN / L’autre Laurens
Belgium, France, 2023, 117’

Director: Claude Schmitz

Cast: Olivier Rabourdin, Louise Leroy, Marc Barbé, Thibaut Vandenborre, Kate Moran, Edwin Gaffney, Rodolphe Burger, Francis Soetens…

Gabriel Laurent is a private detective. After his cousin, Jade, asks him to investigate her father’s death, he must face the ghosts of his past. Gabriel will find himself in a strange investigation in which lies, fantasy and drug trafficking intertwine.


THE BEAST / La bête
France, Canada, 2023, 145’

Director: Bertrand Bonello

Cast: Léa Seydoux, George MacKay…

In the near future, emotions have become a threat, and Gabriella decides to purify her DNA with a machine that will access her past lives and free her of all strong emotions. Soon after, she meets Luis, with whom she feels a strong connection as if she had known him forever. A melodrama with elements of a genre film takes place in three different periods: 1910, 2014 and 2044.