Perpetual Cinema

FREE, DROP-IN, NO TICKET REQUIRED
20th Century Flicks, 19 Christmas Steps, Bristol BS1 5BS

To celebrate Encounters' 'European-ness' this year we will be presenting a selection of films from across Europe in a free, drop-in cinema at 20th Century Flicks.

These films will be screened back-to-back in a continuous loop, so are a perfect entry point for those wanting to dip their toes in the short film waters.

Cinema dates/times are: 1-5.30/6pm on Wed 20th, Thurs 21st, Fri 22nd, Sat 23rd and Sun 24th September at 20th Century Flicks.

These film programmes include the following films from Bosnia and Herzegovina:

sjecam se 01I REMEMBER (SJEĆAM SE)

Dir: Elma Tataragić
Dur: 15 min
Bosnia/Herzegovina 2016
Fiction

A woman revisits her family house, sits in the empty living room, rearranges the photo album, and makes lunch. She cleans after her and then leaves only to keep coming back. I REMEMBER explores space, and confronts it with the narrative of author’s intimate memory of the moment when her childhood ended and the war in Sarajevo began.

JOS JEDAN DAN 04JUST ANOTHER DAY (JOŠ JEDAN DAN)

Dir: Tina Šmalcelj
Dur: 8 min
Bosnia/Herzegovina 2016
Fiction

It would have been just another day, if it wasn’t Lejla’s birthday. Or would it? Ana is trying hard to make her best friend’s birthday special, but at the moment happiness is impossible to reach. It would have been just another day if she didn’t have to make one of those decisions you can never change.

GAME (IGRA)

Dir: Senad Alihodžić
Dur: 7 min
Bosnia/Herzegovina 2017
Fiction

A nostalgic story of lost time. Father follows his son to school and then goes to work. Along the way he begins to notice strange things happening and adult people playing games for children… Although he initially refused to accept it, in the end he starts to play as well…

INVERZUM

Dir: Damir Bašić
Dur: 8 min
Bosnia/Herzegovina 2016
Fiction

Melancholic panorama is interrupted by the sounds of people. They are all heading to the place where they will say final goodbye to the loved one. Their existence forever moves separate ways – physically and mentally.