Srbenka (2018) gives an insight to the current life and war memories among the Serbian minority in Croatia. The film is a skilful metatheatre that involves both the troupe’s acting and sense of self as they work on their own memories.
Once «The Pearl of the Black Sea», the political power struggles that have been characterising the East-West relationship since 2014 have left the major tourist centre in an inconvenient position. Needless to say, this year’s Odessa International Film Festival couldn’t avoid politics.
Two films dissect the destructive forces wrought by capitalism on the world, and the commodification of all it has to offer. The land, livelihood and the history of humans and animals alike all serve as fodder for the grinding gears of the machine. Does this constitute an act of war?
Invisible Hands is committed to the ideology of the free market, but can this myth ever become reality?
STALIN, RUSSIA: Through interviews, observations and archival footage, this documentary explores the present baffling and widespread reverence of Stalin.
SERBIA: A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over 70 years.