BOTOX

DIRECTOR: KAVEH MAZAHERI
Iran, Canada, 2020, 97’
Akram and Azar, two sisters, lie about the disappearance of their brother by telling everyone he has fled to Germany. As time goes by, however, the “lie” turns into “reality” in Akram’s mind, so that she believes her brother will come back.
25 October 18:45, Saturn IMAX #2

COLD GOLD KHOLODNOE ZOLOTO

DIRECTOR: PETER KHIKI
Russia, 2021, 106’
1942. Every effort is channeled into fighting the fascist Germany. In Southern Yakutia criminal gangs are robbing gold mines. The biggest among them is Popov’s cruel and elusive gang, gathering the raked-up gold to stage a military coup in the Far East. A small Secret police force led by Senior Lieutenant Karasyov is dispatched to chase them in the boundless snow-covered taiga.
24 October 18:15, Saturn IMAX #1

FEAR STRAH

DIRECTOR: IVAYLO HRISTOV
Bulgaria, 2020, 100’
Svetla is a widow who has recently lost her job as a teacher. The village in which she lives is close to the border of Bulgaria with Turkey and refugees often appear nearby. One day, while hunting in a forest, Svetla comes across a migrant from Africa. This brings about a dramatic turn in her life. She is forced to rebel against the people she has lived with as they urge the black refugee to leave the village immediately.
24 October 16:30, Saturn IMAX #2

IN BETWEEN DYING SƏPƏLƏNMİŞ ÖLÜMLƏR ARASIND

DIRECTOR: HILAL BAYDAROV
Azerbaijan, 2020, 88’
Davud is a misunderstood, restless young man in search of his ‘true’ family, those whom he feels certain will bring love and therefore meaning to his life. Over the course of one strange day, pursued by men he has crossed and sure this day will be his last, Davud’s search leads him to encounters with a number of unexpected deaths and a series of women striving to liberate themselves from subjugation. As he journeys, each death and each liberation causes invisible memories and self constructed narratives to rise to the surface of his consciousness. Davud is propelled into a journey of self-discovery that leads him finally back to the place he has always lived, and the love that was always there.
23 October 14:00, Saturn IMAX #1

MARUSYA FOREVA!

DIRECTOR: ALEXANDER GALIBIN
Russia, 2021, 81’
The protagonist is an ordinary guy of 23, nicknamed the Indian, a typical representative of his generation. The Indian dreams of a good job, money, chicks and cars. He works five days a week in the office, and then spends the weekend in the company of his faithful friends Baloo and Sova (Owl) in search of adventures...
23 October 19:15, Saturn IMAX #1

THE BOOK OF FISH JA-SAN-EO-BO

DIRECTOR: LEE JOON-IK
Suoth Korea, 2021, 126’
In 1801, after a new king ascended the throne, a scholar Chung Yakjeon who served the late king is exiled to Heuk-san Island. When he lands on the unknown island with fears, rather he is amazed by wonders of various sea creatures. There he meets Chang-dae, a young fisherman who is a huge admirer of Confucianism and has a wide knowledge about the sea. Fascinated by his knowledge, Chung decides to write a book about the sea and asks Chang-dae to help him write the book, in exchange for helping Chang-dae’s study of Confucianism.
25 October 14:30, Saturn IMAX #1

THE TRAP KAPKAN

DIRECTOR: GALINA URAZOVA
Russia, 2021, 60’
“The Trap” is a story about relationship of close people, who have not only lost an ability to express their inner pain, but an ability to talk to each other at all. Ivan the grim gamekeer and his wife – the timid Alexandra live together at the farm. Their love has been destroyed by a loss. Alexandra thinks about freedom. At all cost. Will the enigmatic soul of a woman be able forgive the unspoken?
25 October 19:45, Saturn IMAX #1

TWO THOUSAND SONGS OF FARIDA FARIDANING IKKI MING QOSHIG’I

DIRECTOR: YALKIN TUYCHIEV
Uzbekistan, 2020, 110’
The beginning of the twentieth century. Central Asia is gripped by civil war. The Emirates and Khanates are about to collapse. Civilians live in fear of their dim future and the impending power of the Bolsheviks. A cloud of dust of a bygone era and impending change wafts across Transoxiana. But this doesn’t seem to bother Komil, for he – an old renegade of society – lives on the edge of... everything: his time, worldly concerns, society, the values of rich or poor. His will is different. He pursues nothing but his only hope, to have his continuation, a descendant and the next generation of his still-born child. But time is the executioner. Time is ruthless. Time gives no time to mend the past. So can old Comil overcome this limit? Can he survive on the brink of a brutal new time?
23 October 14:15, Saturn IMAX #2