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|8:30PM||Live Music by Barmaljova|
|10:30PM||Q&A with filmmaker Jerzy Sladkowski|
|11:00PM||After-party sponsored by Stella Artois|
Don Juan (Jerzy Sladkowski | Sweden / Finland | 92 min.)
A four-sided love triangle, spiced with autism, neuroses and life crises in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. The 22-year-old autistic young man Oleg is seeking approval and love. He is surrounded by many who want to help him, but no-one succeeds. Suddenly help comes from an unexpected direction.
Presented in Partnership with: IDFA and the Swedish Film Institute
Jerzy Sladkowski, was born in Poland in 1945. He immigrated to Sweden in 1983. Since then he has worked as a freelance director and producer making over 40 documentaries. Recipient of numerous prizes including the European Film Award for "Vendetta", the IDA Award for "Swedish Tango", the Golden Dove at DokLeipzig for ”Vodka Factory” and the VPRO IDFA Award for ”Don Juan”.