The Crossing / Flukten over grensen 10+
Johanne Helgeland, Norway, 2020, 96', in Norwegian with Slovenian subtitles
During World War II, Gerda and Otto’s parents take part in the resistance movement, only to find themselves arrested just before Christmas. Left alone, the siblings discover two Jewish children, Daniel and Sarah, hidden in their basement. Gerda and Otto decide to finish what their parents started, and help Daniel and Sarah flee to Sweden to avoid deportation. A film about confidence, friendship, and the extraordinary courage of children.
Screening with Fresh Film Catch: Thugs and Cops (Slovenia, 2021, 15′, in Slovene)
How teens spend their time in a coastal town in Slovenia. Made by a group of 13- to 15-year-olds in a filmmaking programme with director Damjan Kozol at the Piran Youth Centre.
The screenings are part of Moving Cinema, a European project co-funded by the EU’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme and Slovenia’s Ministry of Public Administration.
The implementation will take place in a situation-adapted format and taking into account all applicable preventive measures and instructions.
We will also play this film: 28. 8., 15:00, House of Culture in Izola