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SRBENKA

Original Title:  Srbenka

Year: 2018
Length: 70 minutes
Language: Croatian
Country: Croatia
Film Category: Documentary


Cast & Credits

Director: Nebojsa Slijepcević

Writers: Nebojsa Slijepcević

Producer: Vanja Jambrović

Production Company: Restart

Cast: Oliver FrljićNina Batinić


Film Synopsis:

This documentary explores the implications of a historical event, the murder of Aleksandra Zec, a 12-year old Croatian Serb girl on the eve of the conflict in Croatia through a controversial play on the subject. As the actors prepare for the play, including a 13-year Croatian Serb girl playing the lead, lingering wounds and divisions along ethnic lines are revealed.


Director's Biography

Nebojša Slijepčević was born in Zagreb in 1973. He obtained a degree in Film and TV Directing from the Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art. He made 35 epiosdes of the documentary TV series Direkt, produced by Fade In. The episode Fatherless won him Best Script Award at the Days of Croatian Film and Audience Award at ZagrebDox. His documentary film In 4 Years was awarded at film festivals in Sarajevo and Verona and his documentary TV program City Folk was shown on a dozen of European TV stations. In 2009 he directed one story of Zagreb Stories omnibus film. In 2011 he directed his first animated film, Dog/Rabbit. His feature-length documentary comedy Gangster of Love (2013), about love stories in the 21st century was awarded at numerous film festivals in Croatia and abroad. 

 SVA Theatre

 Presentation 3 

 

Screening Time:

Thursday, April 11, 2019 

6:30 PM 

Followed by Q&A with

director

Nebojša Slijepčević

Preview

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