Directed by: Bong Joon-Ho

Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong

Drama – South Korea – 2019 – 2h 12min     +15

Language: Korean, English

Subtitles: Romanian, English


Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly-formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

Festivals and Awards: Palme d’Or – Cannes, Toronto, San Sebastian, Karlovy Vary, Sarajevo; Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best International Film

Friday, July 19, 2024, 4:30 p.m.

Timis Cinema, Timisoara


Directed by: Karel Kachyňa

Cast: Jirina Bohdalová, Radoslav Brzobohatý, Gustav Opocenský

Drama, Thriller – Czechoslovakia – 1970 – 1h 34min     +15

Language: Czech, Russian

Subtitles: Romanian, English


After coming home from a Party gathering one night, a Czech official becomes convinced that he is about to be the subject of a political purge and tries to do damage control, while also dealing with his turbulent marriage.

Festivals: Cannes

Saturday, July 20, 2024, 4:00 p.m.

Timis Cinema, Timisoara

The film is brought with the support of the Czech Center in Bucharest.

Holy Week

Directed by: Andrei Cohn

Cast: Doru Bem, Nicoleta Lefter, Ciprian Chiricheș, Mario Gheorghe Dinu, Ana Ciontea

Drama – România, Elveţia / Romania, Switzerland  – 2024 – 2h 13min     +15

Language: Romanian

Subtitles: English


Leiba runs the village inn in the 1900s, acting as a meeting point for Christians and Jews alike, however the conviviality masks racism and anti-Semitism.

Festivals: Berlin, TIFF

Saturday, July 20, 2024, 6:00 p.m.

Timis Cinema, Timisoara

* Screening followed by a discussion with director Andrei Cohn

Forever Hold Your Peace

Directed by: Ivan Marinovic

Cast: Tihana Lazovic, Goran Slavic, Momo Picuric

Comedy, Drama – Muntenegru – 2024 – 1h40min     +15

Language: Serbo-Croatian

Subtitles: Romanian, English


Dragana gives up marrying Momo two days before the date. His dangerously stubborn father forces the disastrous wedding into happening.

Festivals: Tallinn

Saturday, July 21, 2024, 9:45 p.m., part of Closing Gala

Capitol Summer Garden, Timisoara

* in case of bad weather, the screening moves to Timis Cinema


*Accessible screening for people with visual impairments

Directed by: Ana-Maria Comănescu

Cast: Daniela Nane, Angelina Pavel, Liviu Cheloiu, Vladimir Țeca

Drama – Romania – 2023 – 1h 48min    A.G.

Language: Romanian

Subtitle: English


Restless teenager Horia takes off on his father’s old motorbike in a cross-country journey to reunite with his love. On the road, he is joined by Stela, a sassy 13-year-old, and an unlikely friendship blooms.

Festivals: Tallinn, TIFF

Sunday, July 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m.

Victoria Cinema, Timisoara

Accessible screening for visually impaired people, who benefit from a narrative description of the film in headphones, through the Movie Reading application, which they can access from their phone. The viewing experience in the cinema remains unchanged for people without visual impairments.


Directed by: Andrei Tarkovski

Cast: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Valérie Mairesse, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Sven Wollter, Filippa Franzén, Tommy Kjellqvist

Drama – Sweden/France – 1986 – 2h 28min     +15

Language: Swedish

Subtitles: Romanian, English


At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Festivals: Cannes (Grand Jury Prize, FIPRESCI Prize)

Sunday, July 21, 2024, 4:30 p.m.

Victoria Cinema, Timisoara