Umetni raj (Artificial Paradise). 1990. Yugoslavia. Directed by Karpo Godina. 35mm. In Slovenian, German, English; English subtitles. 102 min.
Artificial Paradise portrays the surprising creative friendship between a certain young German army officer named Fritz Lang, vacationing in Slovenia at the end of World War I, and a local lawyer and avid amateur filmmaker, Karol Gatnik, who was responsible for making some of the very first moving images within the region. Print courtesy the Slovenian Cinematheque and the Slovenian Film Center.