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Original Title: Džepni anđeo

Year: 2022

Length: 25 min
Film Category: Short Narrative

Cast & Credits

Director: Siniša Grabež 

Screenwriter: Siniša Grabež

Cinematografpher: Dragan Gajanović

Scenography: Vladana Vukolić

Costume Designer: Irena Tukerić Radiša

Sound Designer: Vladimir Vladetić

Editor: Dragan Vranjković

Cast: Admir Šehović, Mario Knezović, Milan Hajduković, Maša Grabež, Maksim Grabež, Siniša Grabež

Film Synopsis:

The main rule of angels is that they must not interfere with man's free will. The punishment for disobeying this rule is to trap an angelic being in the transience and decay of the human body. Imbued with love and care for his protégé, one of the guardian angels decides to break this old rule.

Director's Biography

Aleksandra Odić is a Berlin-based filmmaker. Born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, as a child, she moved to Germany due to the war. Her work as an actress was followed by studies of Film Direction at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB).  She directed the short films DRAŠKO, MY FATHER (2009), SANJA DREAMS (2011), BEFORE THE DANCE (2014), and NEW SNOW (2014).  GREAT WALL OF CHINA (mid-length, 2017) premiered at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2017 and at the Berlinale 2018 and won several awards. The next short THE BOY WITH THE CHEQUERED SHIRT (2019) premiered at the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2019 and was part of the German talent showcase Next Generation Short Tiger 2019.  Her new short film  FRIDA (2021) premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 in the section Cinéfondation and won the Queer Palm Award for short movie 2021 and the LIGHTS ON WOMEN AWARD.
She serves as a juror at international festivals. Her first feature film VANJA is currently in development.

 SVA Theatre 

Presentation 5 


Screening Time:

Saturday, April 15, 2023

6:00 PM

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