Banja Luka, Republika Srpska
28-30, May 2019
Dom Omladine. Djure
Danicica 1, 78000
Imaginary east-west circles connecting all locations that share a given latitude. The lines connecting all points of the same latitude in the globe.
We draw parallels through:
Cinema Parallels is a film festival with a focus on socially engaged, poetic and political films productions. It will celebrate its first edition from May 28th to 30th in Banja Luka, presenting award-winning films from different regions from around the world, which by their topic, idea and attitude make a powerful impetus and a critical overview of the environments from which they come from.
This edition focus is under the thematic concept: The City.
Executive Direction: Marko Sipka
Artistic Direction: Adriana Trujillo
Website: Eric Martínez
Social Media: Danna Polansky
Design: David Tomazovic
Photography: Drago Vejnović
Joining identities and sparking debate
Cinema Parallels is devoted to supporting independent and innovative films, screening cinema of the real in all it’s forms and diversity, through a special curatorial selection of international and regional films in the heart of the Balkans.
Official Selection of Cinema Parallels 2019.
20:30h / Welcome to Sodom
Florian Weigensamer Christian Kröner
Austria, 2018, 90 min.
Cleverly interwoven, the destinies of the various protagonists unravel the complex story of this apocalyptic society.
18h / Waiting for Barcelona
Finland, 2018, 85 min.
Love affairs, friendships and the police on his heels. One of Europe’s young homeless men lets us into his life on Barcelona’s streets.
20:30h / City of the Sun
Georgia - US - Qatar - Netherlands
2017, 100 min.
The lives, dreams and destinies of extraordinary characters unfold amidst the ruins of a semiabandoned mining town.
18h / A Wild Stream
Nuria Ibañez Castañeda
México, 2018, 72 min.
Chilo and Omar seem to be the only two men on earth. Their friendship, surrounded by sensuality, becomes a love story.
20:30h / Good Luck
France - Germany, 2017, 143 min.
Shot on Super16mm, a portrait of two mining communities operating on opposite sides of a hostile world.