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Houston, We Have a Problem! (2016) Bostjan Virc, Ziga Virc, Documentary, Drama

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Cold War-era international intrigue, declassified top-secret documents, and a clandestine deal between John F. Kennedy and Yugoslavia’s president Josip Tito are just the tip of the iceberg in this absorbing directorial debut from filmmaker Žiga Virc. Blurring the lines between fact and fiction, Houston, We Have a Problem! explores the myth behind the origins of America’s race to be the first country to send a man to the moon, and a supposed multi-billion-dollar deal involving America’s purchase of Yugoslavia’s space program in the early 1960s.
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Fuck It / Jebiga (2000) Miha Hocevar, Matej Druznik, David Furlan, Peter Hvalica, Comedy

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A group of teenagers spend the summer looking for fun in a place where it’s in short supply in this good-natured comedy-drama. It’s summer in the Slovenian city of Ljubljana, and five buddies spend their time trying to scare up some excitement; however, finding someone to buy them some beer at the neighborhood tavern is usually the high point of the day. In between drifting through town, sometimes scoring drugs, and trying to figure out where they left their car, the guys discover (to their surprise) that love may be entering the picture when a pair of local girls begin hanging out with the group. Jebiga, the debut feature from director Miha Hocevar, was well received in its screening at the 2000 Slovenian National Film Festival.
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Porno Film (2000) Damjan Kozole, Matjaz Latin, Natalia Danilova, Primoz Petkovsek, Comedy

Porno Film (2000)
As Western influences make their way through Eastern Europe, three losers decide to bring to Slovenia the most American of innovations, the pornographic movie, Charly and his two mates who decide to make the first porno movie made in Slovenia. Charly is the best choice to direct as he’s been a viewer of porn since he was a kid. His mate runs a brothel and this is where they get their girls from. Trouble is Charly falls for Kalinka. They also run into trouble when the Pimp who use to run the girls has busted out of the clink and wants his property back.
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Kruh in mleko / Bread and Milk (2001) Jan Cvitkovic, Peter Musevski, Sonja Savic, Tadej Troha, Drama

Kruh in mleko (2001)
Ivan is released a day early from a treatment programme for alcoholics due to a doctors’ strike. He returns to his wife Sonja and his sixteen year old son Robi. The first afternoon he spends at home is very pleasant. The next morning Sonja sends Ivan to a shop to get bread and milk. On the way back Ivan runs into Armando, his high school classmate, and through their conversation at a bar, Ivan finds out that long before Sonja became his wife, Armando spent a night with her. Ivan has his first drop of the hard stuff…Kruh in mleko is a bitter-sweet tale of loneliness, estrangement and the glowing embers of love, where there once used to be a fire.
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