Cinema often uses patterns and conventions, sometimes it may even seem to us that we are watching the same thing over and over again. These films break our habits and draw us into stories with unpredictable finals.


Subtotals, dir. Mohammadreza Farzad (Poland) 2022, 15’, 15+
Have you kept a record of your gray hair? The number of houses you have owned or rented? The number of kisses you have exchanged? The number of times you’ve flown in your dreams? Do numbers affect the stories behind them? Film presented at e.g. Millennium Docs Against Gravity Festival and Nowe Horyzonty IFF.


Apallou, dir. Niko Avgoustidi (Greece) 2021, 20’, 15+
A grandson returns to his ancestors’ village for the winter. A grandfather returns from death to see his grandson for one last time. The villagers are unable to cope with the unexpected waves of love. Polish premiere.



The True Story of the World’s Biggest Hide-and-Seek Game, dir. Paolo Bonfadini, Irene Cotroneo, Davide Morando (Italy) 2021, 11’, 13+
Every year, Serravalle Langhe is the traditional setting for the World’s Biggest Hide-And-Seek Game. All its inhabitants hide to honor the memory of the partisans who were hiding on those grounds during World War II. Polish premiere.


Live in Cloud-Cuckoo Land, dir. Pham Hoang Minh Thy, Vu Minh Nghia (Viet Nam) 2020, 19’, 16+
A modern tale of Kafka in Vietnam – a country in the transformation stage. The film feels like a piece of cultural news with daily events: a wedding, traffic congestion, a robbery, a mystical metamorphosis and a love story. Film presented e.g. at Venice IFF. Polish Premiere.


Yo, Diablo, dir. Balthazar Klarwein (Spain) 2021, 21’, 18+
Joey, works as a waiter for a hedonistic community of summer holiday makers in a small Mediterranean paradise. It is unclear if their exaggerated behaviors are due to the fact that the summer is coming to an end or if it’s just the last of their summers. Polish premiere.


Nov 22 2022


19:00 - 20:30




Main Performance Room, Centre for Culture in Lublin
Peowiaków 12