goEast halftime in the Caligari FilmBühne
On Saturday, 23rd of October 2004, goEast celebrates its halftime at
the Caligari FilmBühne presenting current films from Bulgaria, Hungary
Last year in fall goEast presented films from Russia in cooperation with Herus e.V., this year we collaborate with the German-Polish Society Mainz-Wiesbaden. Once more the Villa Clementine, which attracts during the festival guests and interested people from the East and the West, will turn over this weekend into an arena of Central and Eastern European culture. The German-Polish Society presents an evening programme in the honour of Czeslaw Milosz. On Saturday, after the last film in the Caligari FilmBühne, we invite together to a polish reception.
In the frame of the Cultural Week to the Enlargement of the European Union, organised by the Volkshochschule Frankfurt from October, 9 to 20 2004, the Filmforum Höchst showcases goEast with its winner film from 2004 in the programme Looks from the East and the West. On Friday, 15th of October 2004, at 7 p.m. the festival director Christine Kopf introduces the film Koktebel (OV, Ger. St), Russia 2003, 105 min. by Boris Chlebnikov and Alexej Popogrebskij. Koktebel is their first feature film and has since August found a German distributor (Freunde der dt. Kinemathek).
In August the 28th Screenplay Festival invited goEast to Vrnjacka Banja
in Serbia-Montenegro to portray its programme. The following films were
selected from the goEast 2004 festival: Pogoda
Na Jutro (TOMORROW’S WEATHER) by Jerzy Stuhr, Bar
Na Victori (A BAR AT THE VICTORIA STATION) by Leszek Dawid, Posle
Tarkovskogo (AFTER TARKOVSKY) by Pjotr Sepotinniks as well as four
short films of the students’ competition and the opening programme.