Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives.
As part of the 16th American Spring International Music Festival, violinist Josef Špaček and cellist Tomáš Jamník will perform in a joint concert in the DOX+ multifunctional hall. The combination of two significant talents of the young generation promises an extraordinary musical experience.
Love, or devoted service? Take a trip to a grand English country house where important political events as well as a story of undeclared love played out. We'll be showing the film Remains of the Day, based on the award-winning novel by Kazuo Ishiguro, in the Evergreen Open Air Cinema.
A musical exploration by Franck Vigroux in between arts, concert and drama. Bodies flows, light sculptures, machinery, video and music will lead you through a hallucinatory universe, across fantastic landscapes.
One rainy day, Raimund Gregorius, an aging teacher of Latin and classical languages at a grammar school in Bern, saves a young woman from jumping off a bridge. The film Night Train to Lisbon is based on the bestseller of the same name by Pascal Mercier, alias Peter Bieri.
Senior citizen non-actors co-created Together Forever!, collaborating with company members of Farm in the Cave and performers Hana Varadzinová and Eliška Vavříková, and they all perform in it together as well.
Out Stealing Horses, the award-winning novel by Norwegian author Per Petterson, is a delicate story about one summer that forever changes the life of the main character, young Trond, and about changing perspectives on life. The film of the same name was nominated for the Golden Bear award.
A psychological film based on Marlen Haushofer's book The Wall from 1963, directed by Julian Pölsler. More than being a mysterious drama the film examines the mind and soul of a woman whose everyday struggle to survive comes to life on the pages of her diary.
The film directed by Joe Wright is based on Atonement, Ian McEwan’s symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness, which provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from this master of English prose.