Serbia

Boris Mitic – In Praise of Nothing (2017)

A whistleblowing documentary parody, not exactly in prose, wherein Nothing tries to defend its cause. Brainstormed and filmed by 62 cinematographers in 70 countries, scored by cabaret grandmasters Pascal Comelade and The Tiger Lillies, narrated – in simple childish verse – by Iggy Pop. Read More »

Zelimir Zilnik – Destinacija Serbistan AKA Logbook Serbistan (2015)

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22 April – 6 May, 2018

As part of Želimi Žilnik exhibition “Shadow Citizens”, more than 20 Žilnik’s films will be available for online viewing. Many of these are rarely screened, and all are being made available online to this extent for the first time. The films trace various periods and different working conditions within Žilnik’s practice. They are organized in five sections, each available for viewing during the exhibition for two weeks. Read More »

Marin Malesevic – Srce je mudrih u kuci zalosti (2009)

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“Srce je mudrih u kuci zalosti” aka “The Heart of the Wise Lives in the House of Sorrow”
Official DVD is still not available so I have decided to upload the film to everyone hoe find it interesting. With a budget of 50-60 thousend euros is the most cheapest film in 2009 in Serbia and big part of that budget is used for 35mm film copy. One of the bizarre moment is that the film was entered in Cape Winelands Film Festival in Capetown together with most expensive Serbian film that year “Sveti Georgije Ubiva Azdahu”
Film is very free adaptation of two old testament story, about Jona and Jacob and I have made that film because I was interested to see how that biblical element will adopt in contemporary Serbian society. Read More »

Goran Paskaljevic – Medeni mesec AKA Honeymoons (2009)



‘Honeymoons’ shows us that the distance between Eastern and Western Europe is more than a question of kilometers. The films follows two couples, one is Albania, one in Serbia, who in the midst of wedding celebrations decide to leave their respective countries to realize their dreams in Western Europe. They soon find themselves trapped between their countries’ past and their future lives together. Read More »

Mila Turajlic – Cinema Komunisto (2010)

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When history has a different script from the one in your films, who wouldn’t invent a country to fool themselves? The collapsing sets of Tito’s Hollywood of the East take us on a journey through the rise and fall of the illusion called Yugoslavia. Exploring the ruins of the forgotten film sets and talking to directors, producers, policemen and Tito’s projectionist about the state run film studios and Tito’s personal love for cinema and it’s stars, ‘Cinema Komunisto’ uses film clips to go back to the film when ‘His story’ became the official history. Read More »

Mila Turajlic – Druga strana svega AKA The Other Side of Everything (2017)

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Mila Turajlic’s documentary won top honors at the giant Dutch showcase of non-fiction cinema.
The personal and political interweave to quietly rewarding effect in Mila Turajlic’s The Other Side of Everything (Druga strana svega), the Serbian documentarist’s much-anticipated follow-up to her widely screened 2010 debut Cinema Komunisto. Co-produced with France and Qatar, this is essentially an intimate double portrait of the director’s feisty septuagenarian mother Srbijanka — a university professor who achieved national prominence as an outspoken public figure in the 1990s — and the Belgrade apartment in which she lives. Read More »

Dane Komljen – Svi severni gradovi AKA All the Cities of the North (2016)

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In an abandoned bungalow complex two man have made themselves a peaceful haven. Although the relationship between them is unclear, the unexpected arrival of the third man is going to disrupt their little utopia.
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