REFINERI 2013 + EX ORIENTE FILM - program for the public

Rijeka, July 17th– 22nd 2013



Wednesday, July 17th 2013

1 HKD Sušak (Strossmayerova 1), 17.00 – 18.30

LECTURE Rada Šešić: Balkan Tour

Festival programmer, expert consultant and film lecturer Rada Šešić will give na overview on contemporary regional documentary production.


Thursday, July 18 th 2013

Kortil Galery, HKD Sušak (Strossmayerova 1),, 10.00 – 11.30

LECTURE Martin Schweighofer: My Insight into Documentary Film & Debating the Future

Austrian Film Commission director Martin Schweighofer will give an inspirational lecture which will raise questions such as What should be documented these days? Why do we shoot & what do we shoot on a particular topic? What is the future of documentary and what is the future of your projects?


AccidentesHKD Sušak, 18.00

SCREENINGS Patricia Drati Ronde: Tidbits of the DOX:LAB Production (Introduction lecture)

„Resistente“ (20´, dir. Salla Sorri, Renate Costa, Paraguay, Finland, Denmark, 2012)
„Accidentes Gloriosos“ (58´, dir. Mauro Andrizzi, Marcus Lindeen, Denmark, Argentina, Sweden, 2011)

Screening for the session on Hybrid Films part I..

Friday, July 19th 2013

HKD Sušak, 10.00 – 11.30

LECTURE Is This a Documentary or a Feature?

Patricia Drati Ronde (DOX:LAB) and Martin Sweighofer (Austrian Film Commission) will talk about hybrid films, their development and financing, including clips and examples.


HKD Sušak, 17.00 – 18.30

LECTURE Mikael Opstrup : The Art of Presenting a Film that Doesn’t Exist
Session on documentary trailers with a focus on character driven films by Mikael Opstrup.

Mali Salon Galery (Korzo 24), 20.00

EXHIBITION Thomas Østbye: Imagining Reality

Opening of exhibition of Thomas Østbye.


Imagining_EmanuelBoat Galeb (Molo longo), 21.00

SCREENING „Imagining Emanuel“ (52´, red. T. A. Østbye, Norway, 2011)
Documentary on significance of identity and its importance in contemporary world.


Saturday, July 20th 2013

Kortil Galery, HKD-a, 15.30 – 17.00

MASTER CLASS Thomas A. Østbye: Representation as Simplification or Unveiling Complexity?

Inspirational masterclass by director Thomas Østbye revealing examples and background on film form as a tool for revealing different realities.


Free_SmetanaRijeka Town Hall (Korzo 16), 21.00

SCREENING «Free Smetana» (52´, dir. Filip Remunda, Vít Klusák, Czech Republic, 2012)

The film was created as part of the Czech Journal TV series of five documentaries capturing important events in the Czech Republic in 2012 and those involved.


Sunday, July 21 th 2013

HKD Sušak, 09.30 – 11.00

MASTER CLASS Peter Kerekeš: My Approach to Documentary Screenwriting

An inspirational lecture dedicated to writing a screenplay for a documentary project with references to the creative documentaries of Peter Kerekeš and to broader Slovak film tradition..


HKD Sušaku, 17.30 – 18.00

LECTURE Co-Production with Croatia

Two case studies on recent Croatian co-productions – “Velvet Terrorists” by Siniša Juričić (Nukleus Film) and “Gangster of Love” by Vanja Jambrović (Restart) – will be presented.
Session will be introduced by Sanja Ravlić (Croatian Audiovisual Centre – HAVC) and will include screening of one chapter of “Velvet Terrorists” (dir. Peter Kerekeš, Slovakia, Czech Rep., Croatia 2013).



Winter_MiracleMorski Prasac Beach Bar (Portić bb), 21.30

SCREENING „Winter Miracle“ (60´, dir. Željka Suková, Gustavo Beck, Denmark, Croatia, Brasil 2012) + DJ Sero  – Fiesta Balkanika / Ruke i noge u zrak

A silent, black-and-white train journey through Eastern European winter landscapes takes a man, whom we only see later, to a Croatian village. An arrival in the cinematic tradition of 1920s avantgarde, with the railway and industrial modernity as a favourite graphical motif, which takes him past a fish market and a strange procession, and finally home to a small family, where the grandparents drink tea, smoke cigarettes and chat cheerfully.


Predavanja se održavanju na engleskom jeziku a filmske projekcije imaju engleske titlove. Ulaz na navedene projekcije i predavanja je slobodan.