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Thursdaypremiere w. 21-22

Horror, music and British feelgood are some of the offers at Viddla this week.

War Pony is a film made by and about teenagers from the Pine Ridge Reservation. It offers a glimpse into their everyday life and the creativity they need to be able to escape a life of poverty and drugs. The film won the Golden Camera at the Cannes Film Festival.

Old dreams of music and family dynamics are at play in the evocative Dreamin’ Wild, when an old album surfaces to be hailed by critics some 30 years after its’ release.

Dying for a good horror story? You might find it in this film about a group of friends who attempt to call on the dead. Danny and Michael Philippou, the twin brothers behind the Youtube-success RackaRacka, make their directing and writing debuts with Talk to Me.

The time of miracles isn’t over! Acting veterans Maggie Smith and Kathy Bates play housewives in 1960s Ireland, who win a trip to Lourdes. Join them in their southwards travels in The Miracle Club.

In Cobra Verde (1987) a Brazilian paroled prisoner travels to West-Africa to try to reignite the slave trade with Brazil. Rumors have it that filmmaker Werner Herzog and leading actor Klaus Kinski argued the entire time they were shooting the film. 

All Your Faces shows an alternative way to deal with trauma. Criminals and their victims are offered a possibility of dialogue, under the careful surveillance of professionals. This moving, French drama hits you straight in the heart!

Enjoy your film-week!

Published: 23/05/2024   Last updated: 13/06/2024