We have prepared a relaxing corner of the forest for you – Cinechill – while you rest your eyes from an invasion of amazing films. Come, take a break and listen to the sounds of nature, and if you prick up your ears, you will catch more interesting talks with our festival guests.
WHERETOS AND HOWABOUTS: Programmers Recommend 26/7 | SRI/WED 17:00 | CINECHILL If you still don’t know what to do, which films to watch and where the best entertainment is, on the first day of the festival we invite you to hang out with our selectors who will offer you their film recommendations and introduce you to must-see festival locations. Don’t miss our crème de la crème recommendations!
COFFEE ON THE HILL WITH FESTIVAL GUESTS 27/7 – 29/7 | 12:30 | CINECHILL For everyone looking for a daily dose of coffee and chit-chat, Coffee on the Hill awaits you every day at 12:30 – Rab Film Festival director Robert Zuber briefly introduces the festival guests in casual conversation over a cup of coffee.
DOES AI DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? 27/7 | ČET/THU | 17:00 | CINECHILL Ever since Philip K. Dick first wondered if androids dreamt of electric sheep, and Ridley Scott immortalized the question on the big screen, film and literature have been obsessed with the topic of artificial intelligence and creativity. What is the position of authorship in the world of artificial intelligence? Find out in a talk with experts on copyright, creativity and artificial intelligence.
50 YEARS AWARD: A Conversation with Zdenko Jelčić 28/7 | PET/FRI | 17:00 | CINECHILL Along with the presentation of the 50 Years Award, bestowed on a domestic filmmaker who has forever indebted Croatian cinema with a career spanning half a century, enjoy an entertaining encounter with this year’s laureate Zdenko Jelčić – whom older audiences will know as Commander Ljubo from Kapelski kresovi, while younger ones will remember Blago Antić from the popular TV series The Paper.
A FUCKED-UP AFTERNOON: CROATIAN MOVIE SET(BACK)S 29/7 | SUB/SAT | 15:00 | VRAŽJI VRT Movie disasters don’t always happen on-screen. Some of the biggest (and funniest) ones happen behind the camera. On the last day of the festival, at the Devil’s Garden, you are in for A Fucked-Up Afternoon, in which filmmakers for the first time reveal true stories about situations when everything went terribly wrong on set and the shooting seemed to be on the verge of collapse.
MILAN MAJEROVIĆ-STILINOVIĆ: SRCE MOG MEDVJEDA 29/7 | SUB/SAT | 17:00 | CINECHILL If you have not yet read the book Srce mog medvjeda (My Bear’s Heart) written by Milan Majerović-Stilinović, this is your chance to get seduced by his love letter to the magical nature of Gorski Kotar. Learn more about the fascinating mountain saga inspired by the daily life of this place that features front and centre in the book.