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CROATIA / “Cinema under Siege” voted best documentary project at the Sunny Side of the Doc

Cinema Under Siege

The documentary “Cinema under Siege” won the Best Project Award in the Talent Hub Central & Eastern Europe section at the 2021 Sunny Side of the Doc co-production market. The film by Srđan Šarenac is about a group of artists in 1993 determined to organize the first Sarajevo Film Festival despite the siege of Sarajevo. …

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CROATIA FRANCE / “All These Sensations in My Belly”, a Croatian short about a transgender person at the Annecy Short Film Festival

All those sensations in my belly

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival’s Short Film Competition will feature “All These Sensations in My Belly” by Marko Dješka. Released in 2020, this 13-minute short follows Matia’s transition from male to female and her struggles to establish an intimate relationship with a heterosexual man. A graduate of Zagreb’s Academy of Fine Arts, director Marko …

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BALKANS / The festivals of Sarajevo, Zagreb, Belgrade and Herceg Novi unite

Festival régional des Balkans

The Sarajevo Festival, Zagreb Festival, Belgrade Auteur Film Festival and Montenegro Film Festival are jointly setting up the first regional Balkan film festival. Organised by the newly-created Network of Festivals of the Adriatic Region and with funding from the European Creative Europe programme, this Balkan film festival is the “first gathering of four major film …

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CROATIA / An experimental Croat film selected for the 2021 Oscars

Film croate 2021

Croatian film-maker Dalibor Bari’s “Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Watery Rebus” is a surprise nomination for the 2021 Oscars. This Croatian feature is an experimental film, a rarity in the animation category. The film is about Martin and Sara, fleeing from an oppressive system they have been fighting against. Together they are trying to escape …

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SERBIA CROATIA / Tensions between Serbia and Croatia: a film about the extermination camp at Jasenovac causes controversy

Dara iz Jasenovac

Serbia’s first film participating in the Oscars, Dara iz Jasenovca (Dara from Jasenovac), has created tension in Serbo-Croat diplomatic relations. Croatia heavily criticises Predrag Antonijević’s film for its portrayal of the Holocaust in the country, accusing it of serving a political agenda. The feature film is set in the Croatian extermination camp of Jasenovac during World War …

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CROATIA / The Croat series “Maličke” chosen for the 2021 Berlin Film Festival

Maličke

Production company Antitalent and Croatian film-maker Dora Šustić have been selected to present “Maličke” (Afterparty), a television drama series, at the 2021 Berlinale. The series is set in present-day Zagreb, where Lucija, Iva, Ruža and Maja lurch from odd jobs, unbridled parties and tumultuous relationships. When a friend of hers gets pregnant and decides to …

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CROATIA / A move to build a Croatian film studio

At the end of October, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre presented two online business studies. The first, carried out by the Institute of Public Finance, analyses the economic and fiscal effects of the Croatian audiovisual industry and the subsidies it receives. The second looks at the potential for a complex of film studios. Chris Marcich, CEO …

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