Program tips for SATURDAY 25.5.
The second day of the Zlín Film Festival will fully live up to the theme of Explore & Discover. There are several gatherings based on travel in the program. Steve Lichtag is taking audiences into the wild nature of the island of Aldabra, Dominik Bari will show us life in Oymyakon, the coldest village in the world, and Frank Thomas Grapl is bringing a Maori cultural group to showcase the popular Haka warrior dance. Day with Škoda Car is taking care of the all-day entertainment on Náměstí Míru Square, and in the evening the band Mirai will be playing in the Concert Zone.
THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS OF THE SECOND DAY:
Day with Skoda Car, Namesti Miru, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
- entertainment all day long: magician Jirka Hadaš, a juggling workshop, Kvelb Theater, the bands Pirates and Neopets. A presentation of the new Škoda Scala, demonstrations of its safety features, special rally simulator, a penny-farthing bicycle riding school with Josef Zimovčák, games, competitions, and much more.
FROM THE FILM PROGRAM WE RECOMMEND:
Taiki (director:Mirjam de With, The Netherlands, 2018, 86 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 5, 9:00 am - Bruno does not want to go with his parents and sister on a trip to Sweden. He'd rather play games with Taiki, a virtual friend on the Internet. But Bruno's mother thinks he's addicted to playing and wants him to know the real world, which is much more amazing than the computer world.
You'll Never Walk Alone(directed by: Geng Xu, China, 2018, 106 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 6, 2:30 pm - A story in which football plays a central role, as well as one disaster that has shaken the world. The earthquake struck before these children even had the chance at a happy childhood. How are they to live on?
Measure of a Man (directed by: Jim Loach, USA, 2018, 100 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 6, 5:00 pm - The year 1976. New Yorker Bobby (14) is overweight and has self-confidence issues. Along with the start of summer and a part-time job at Lake Rumson in upstate New York, he embarks on a challenging transformative path into becoming a man. The film will be presented by director Jim Loach.
Friday's Child (directed by: A.J. Edwards, USA, 2018, 91 min.), Golden Apple Cinema 6, 7.30 pm - An 18-year-old has just left foster care and chooses a path of crime in order to survive on his own. He not only meets with unexpected friendship, but also a love that few could imagine.
Section EXPLORE & DISCOVER:
Frank Tomas Grapl: Whakaari Rotorua - New Zealand Maori Cultural Group – introduction to the unique song and dance of the indigenous Maori, the culture of native New Zealanders, including examples of the Maori Haka dance – Comenius Park, grand stage, 3:00 pm
Dominik Bari: Oymyakon - A Story about the Coldest Inhabited Place - film screening and discussion with the director and screenwriter Dominik Bari about a place known as the "cold pole" and where the lowest temperature in history reached -71 ° C, TBU Educational Complex – U18, at 6:00 pm
Steve Lichtag: ALDABRA - A Tragic Journey to Prehistory – Discussion with film producer, director, writer and, above all, experienced diver Steve Lichtag, who is known mainly for his documentary Carcharias the Great White.
The Mystery of Green Hill, film, Golden Apple Cinema 5, 2:00 pm
Poi E: The Story of Our Song, film, Golden Apple Cinema 5, 7:00 pm – the film will be presented by "Maoriavian" (half Maor, half Moravian) Frank Tomas Grapl Junior
The Ark of Lights and Shadows, film, Golden Apple Cinema 3, 8:15 pm – screening will be attended by the film's director Jan Svatoš
WHAT'S PLAYING AT THE OUTDOOR CINEMA:
Aquaman, ENAPO Concert Zone, 9:45 pm - A film story about the popular superhero reveals Arthur Curry's origins, half man, half-inhabitant of mythical Atlantis.
INTERESTING SUPPORTING EVENTS:
Kristian Kodet - paintings and graphics – opening of an exhibition of one of the most important representatives of contemporary Czech painting. His work is characterized by dreamy images with themes of eyes, women and lovers. Galerie pod Radnici, 4:00 pm. The exhibition will last until June 8.
UNICEF - Children at War – an exhibition of large-format photographs depicting children whose lives were struck by war. Zlín Department Store, ground floor. The exhibition will last until June 1.
Mirai - concert of one of the greatest musical discoveries of the last year. The opening act will be Pamflet, one of the finalists of the “Band of the 59th Zlín Film Festival” competition. ENAPO Concert Zone, 7 pm
Wannado Festival - the biggest recruitment sports festival in the Czech Republic offers the opportunity to try out traditional sports, even those that children have never even dreamed of. Youth Stadium, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
WHERE TO MEET STARS:
Festival Café, Namesti Miru Square, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm - A unique sitting at the festival café, where a talk-show by Vladimir Kroc will take place. On Saturday, guests are actresses Danica Jurčová and Aňa Geislerová (at 3:00 pm) and actress Dagmar Bláhová.
Star-filled Apple and Autograph Signing, Golden Apple Shopping Centre, 4 pm - Opportunity to meet and chat with festival stars Dagmar Bláhová, Pavlína Němcová, Lukáš Pavlásek
Red Carpet, Congress Center - Courtyard, 5 pm - Moderators Dana Morávková and Jan Čenský welcome Czech and foreign festival guests and delegations to selected films Dagmar Bláhová, Danica Jurčová, Lukáš Pavlásek, Potměšil, Arnošt Goldflam, Karin van der Meer and Pepijn van der Sman.
FESTIVAL ZONE TIPS:
PFNonwovens Theater Zone:
- An adventurer in one day - an unconventional way to find out what can happen to you on your way to adventure, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
- In the footsteps of Hanzelka and Zikmund – a fun and educational trail in the footsteps of legendary travelers with the chance to win something, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Train to Heaven - retro musical, singing opera members of the Moravian Theater Olomouc. Hits like Tereza, I've Ridden Without Accidents for Two Years, etc., big stage, 7:00 pm
- Film Piano with Harold Lloyd - films from the silent era, The Big Top, 6:20 pm
Festival Chateau: Movie Workshops – Little Photographers. Come and take pictures at FILM! - learn the difference between digital and classic analog cameras. Film Node Zlín - create a short animated picture with lecturers. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Chateau Zone: Launch of the Czech Television Domu Program and all-day fun games on the topic of the program Are We There Yet? 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
ENAPO Concert Zone: entertainment in the Festival Party Tent, 4:00 pm to 2:00 am. The program contains the Beatbox Workshop with Cagi and DJ La.zoo.
Festival Street - Dancing in the streets: Swing, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
TBU Educational Complex – U18: Safely under the Roof FHS - Are you 10-15 years old and do you enjoy English? Come and see how you can speak English on a trip or vacation abroad, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
University Center U13: Come and try virtual reality, e.g. a rollercoaster ride, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm New screenings of a VR cinema, e.g. Modifications - Alexandro enters into an experiment that explores dreams. He has no idea that he will be subjected to the influence of artificial intelligence.
Congress Centre: Virtual Reality, Lectures:
The audience member is as the main character and director of the future narrative. The guest is screenwriter Alice Krajčírová. Small Hall, 2:00 pm
DIVR: Towards Europe's largest VR project. The guests are filmmakers Jakub Kučera and Martin Tichota. Small Hall, 3:00 pm
Motion capture: movement in virtual reality. The guest is VR developer Drahoslav Lysak. Small Hall, 4:00 pm
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