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Calgary European Film Festival

  • Globe Cinema 617 8 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1H1 Canada (map)

12:00 pm - “What a Wonderful World”  / “Ce lume minunata” (2014) - Moldova
Director: Anatol Durbala
73 min – Drama
1 win & 1 nomination (won the FIPRESCI Prize at the Warsaw International Film Festival 2014)
Ratings: 9/10·IMDb

After two years spent as a student in Boston, a 22-year-old visits his native Moldova. It is April 2009 and people gather in the streets of Chisinau, demonstrating against the communist authorities who falsified the election results. The student is mistaken for a demonstrator and gets brutally beaten up by the police. The movie is based on real events.

8:00 pm - “Marshland” / ‘’La isla minima” (2014) - Spain
Director: Alberto Rodríguez Librero
105 min- Crime, Thriller
41 wins & 31 nominations (It won ten Goya Awards, including
Best Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor)
Ratings: 7.4/10·IMDb | 4.1/5·AlloCiné | 88%·Rotten Tomatoes

Set in the year 1980, the movie tells the story oftwo ideologically opposed homicide detectives from Madrid sent to a forgotten town on the Guadalquivir Marshes to investigate the disappearance and murder of two teenage girls during the town’s festivities. They have to settle their differences to bring the murderer to justice before more young women are killed

Earlier Event: November 12
Calgary European Film Festival
Later Event: December 5
The Snowflake Gala