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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Cine Europa 17 Day 3

The Cine Europa 17 film festival continues today with three films, from Switzerland, Austria, and Bulgaria. Cine Europa runs from September 30 till October 5, 2014 at the Cinematheque Iloilo, and it is free of charge. The FDCP Cinematheque is located at the B&C Square Bldg., Solis St., Iloilo City (near BPI Iznart, East West Bank Iznart, and Landbank Iznart). [hit the jump to continue]

L'Enfant D'En Haut (Sister)

This Swiss crime drama film directed by Ursula Meier won the Best Picture at the Athens International Film Festival, Best Film Swiss Film Prize, Switzerland, and the Special Award the Silver Bear at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival. The story is set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests. (1:30 PM today at the FDCP Cinematheque)

Zweisitzrakete (Two Seater Rocket)
Manuel is in love with his best friend, Mia, but she hasn't a clue, as Manuel doesn't want to ruin their friendship. Mia suddenly falls head over heels in love - with someone else. An Italian, no less. This makes it really difficult for Manuel to win Mia's heart. Then he hatches a plan: making her childhood dream come true. To do this he needs the aid of Detlev, his roommate, and his self-help group for men left by their wives, and also plenty of courage. This Austrian romantic-comedy is directed by Hans-Jörg Hofer. (3:30 PM today at the FDCP Cinematheque)

Patuvane Kam Yerusalim (Journey to Jerusalem)
This war drama directed by Ivan Nitchev centers on two German-Jewish children who are accompanied by an old uncle, in fleeing Nazi Germany in the early 1940s. They try to escape to Palestine via Bulgaria. The have to reach Istanbul by train and then to proceed on board a ship. When their circumstances had gone bad, they end up instead in Istanbul, where they find themselves at the Sofia railway station. Destiny has led them to end up with a troupe of travelling performers. Shabby hotel rooms, jalopy buses, 'tremendous artistic success' and constant shortage of money mark their days like a colorful merry-go-round. (5:30 PM today at the FDCP Cinematheque)


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