Tag: Serbia

Award-winner: An identity struggle that never ended

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.

Focus Serbia: Fractions of history and the global area

Serbian cinema takes a leap onto the world stage with the programme presented at the international film festival Visions du Réel’s Focus Serbia.

Beautiful miners
(Good Luck)

Ben Russell’s latest experimental documentary studies the men that labour in the copper and gold mines of Serbia and Suriname.

Visions du Réel festival

Interview - Emilie Bujes

Three Distinct Political And Historical Periods Of Serbia
(The Other Side Of Everything)

SERBIA: A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over 70 years.

The trials of Milosevic And Saddam: Getting Access
(Milosevic On Trial)

As the only production company in the world to do so, the small Danish production company Team Productions obtained access to film two of the most important trials of this century: those of Slobodan Milosevic and Saddam Hussein.

ZORAN POPOVIC: Sheltering Young Talent

Kvadrat is the name of a film school in Belgrade. The owners are Svetlana and Zoran Popovic, filmmakers themselves, who worked for national Yugoslav television for ten years before deciding to establish Kvadrat in their house in Belgrade.

BALKANS: Truth and Reconciliation

To introduce this special insert about documentaries in the SEE countries, Tue Steen Müller reflects on the important role that the documentary should play in a region haunted by civil war, ethnic conflicts and international political intrigue yet which hopes for peace and stability.