Future European Capitals of Culture
The Other Line
Serbia, 2016, 108 min.
Nenad Milosevic’s film is the result of many years of research of the neo-avant-garde cultural and art scene in Novi Sad in the 1960s and 1970s. The movement was both a form of emancipation of artists and a form of defiance of official art promoted by the Communist Party. Unfortunately, even today too little is known about this movement.
Yugoslavia, 1969, 9 min.
Novi Sad will be European Capital of Culture in 2021. The great Serbian filmmaker, Nikola Majdak, dedicates an essay without words to the city in 1969, on the 275th anniversary since it was founded.
Boema of Timisoara
Romania, 2001, 59 min.
A film about the aging Bohemians. It succeeds in recreating the atmosphere promoted by the writers and intellectuals of Timisoara during the communist regime.
Ion Monoran, Ghoerghe Pruncuț, Ioana Rațiu Brumer, Traian Dorgoșan, Șerban Foarță, Eugen Brumaru, Viorel Marineasa, Ioan Crăciun, Vasiel Rodian, Daniel Vighi, Petru Ilieșu, Valeriu Drumeș.
Greece, 2000, 87 min.
A documentary about Eleusis. Past and Present coexist, in complete antithesis, in a place spoiled by modern industry but which long ago hosted the Eleusinian Mysteries, the secret ceremonies that initiated the ancient Greeks into the miracles of life, death and the afterlife.