World premiere of “Endless Tail” on 53rd IFF Karlovy Vary

Docufiction allegory ENDLESS TAIL / BESKRAJNI REP (2018), by director and screenwriter Željka Sukova, will have its world premiere at the 53. International Film Festival Karlovy Vary (29 June – 7 July 2018) on Sunday, July 1st , 2018.

The film was produced by UKUS from Rijeka and financed by Croatian audiovisual center and the City of Rijeka, and will be presented as a part of the festival section Imagina featuring creative films of an unconventional approach to narrative and style and a radical visions of the film language.

ENDLESS TAIL is a 60-minute auter lullaby liturgy at the boundary of documentary, experimental and fiction, which allegorically links images kept on islands of Susak, Lošinj, Vis, Izu Oshima and Honshu.

The film is a pilgrimage through real and imaginative landscapes in order to face profane and sacred paths, an unmistakable and unpredictable pursuit for the longing to return to Heaven, whose existence is questionable.



“- Does everything that lives dies?

– No, only the bad ones die.”


The international premiere will host the screenwriter and director Željka Suková, producer, cinematographer and editor Aleš Suk and main protagonists Kašpar Suk and Julie Suková on July 1st .

Screenings of ENDLESS TAIL at 53th KVIFF:

1.7.2018              18:30 Čas Cinema

3.7.2018              20:00 Thermal, Cinema B

5.7.2018              20:00 Thermal, Cinema B


Summer of Baka – “Marija’s Own” at Art-Film Festival Košice and somewhere else

Film “Marija’s Own” is being shown on 21. of June 2017 at ART-FILM FESTIVAL in the cultural center Tabačka in Košice within the section Peter Kerekes presents. The selection revelas the most loved and favorite films of legendary Slovak director, producer and screenwriter. Tabačka kulturfabrik is a multicultural  space and an slovak home scene of czech electro-trash band Midi lidi, one of the main protagonists of  “Marija’s Own” . Screening and ucoming socializing anetworking are attended by authors, director Željka Sukova and producer Aleš Suk.

“Marija’s Own”  also appears public during 2017. summer in the garden of the bar Tor in Rijeka (Slovenski dom Bazovica), specifically on 2 August 2017 as part of the program Slučajno kino  / Accidental Cinema organized by the Liburnia Film Festival, so one cam meet granny Marija  in more places around.


Ex Oriente Film + REFINERI joint session begins soon!

Association UKUS from Rijeka and the Prague Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) will, for the third time, organize a joint session of the author’s documentary development workshop, which will be held from July 20 to 25, in the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, the Art-kino Croatia and on the beach Grčevo.

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CinemaPlay participants have been chosen!

Association UKUS and Film Academy  FAMU from Prague, the organizers of the film workshop CinemaPlay, have decided on 12 participants of the intensive film workshop to be held from 2 til 4 May 2015 in Rijeka, Croatia.

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Submissions for 2015 Ex Oriente Film workshop, organized by our partners Institute of Documentary Film from Prague,  are open. The deadline is 1 June 2015. 

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