DISTURBED EARTH

Year: 2021

Length: 72 minutes
Film Category: Feature length documentary


Cast & Credits

Director: Kumjana Novakova, Guillermo Carreras-Candi
Screenplay: Kumjana Novakova

Director of Photography:  Guillermo Carreras-Candi
Main Editor: Jelena Maksimovic 
Producer: Kumjana Novakova, Guillermo Carreras-Candi

Music: Micha Kaplan

Sound Design: Oriol Gallart 

Film cast: 

Vicky Krieps, Aenne Schwarz, Geno Lechner, Horst Günter Marx


Film Synopsis:

A space in silence, where past has captured present. Taking over, layer by layer, the collective pain enters the landscape, the space, the city. Eventually, it enters us. Srebrenica becomes a reality of today, and our own reality.


Director's Biography

Kumjana Novakova, originally born in Macedonia, Yugoslavia, has worked in the field of film and arts since 2006. In 2006 she co-founded the Pravo Ljudski Film Festival in Sarajevo, and acts as its chief curator and director. She was leading the Film Department of the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Skopje as a Film Curator for 3 years.  

She is currently an associated professor at the Non-fiction department of ESCAC, Barcelona, Spain, and has formerly taught at the Béla Tarr's film.factory in Sarajevo. 

As an author, her research lays between cinema and contemporary video art, often exploring how moving images address identities, memories and the collective self. 

Kumjana currently lives between Sarajevo and Skopje, North Macedonia. 

 

Guillermo Carreras-Candi is a creative executive and independent filmmaker living in Barcelona. 

He studied History and Sound before graduating at the Catalan film university (ESCAC-UB) where he specialized in Documentary Film. 

In the Balkan region he made his graduation film Tragovi (2010) and the video exhibition Eho Tragova (2011). He continued filming in the Balkans making the documentaries SK 2014 (2014) and When Clouds Burst (2014), both co-directed with Kumjana Novakova, such as their first feature film together Disturbed Earth (2021). 

He has presented his work in festivals as DokLeipzig, Dokfest Munchen, Dokufest Prizren or Documenta Madrid. 

He had been parallely working as Content & Creative Executive on online new media and digital platforms in Spain, the US and France such as PlayGround, Domestika and currently at Welcome to the Jungle.[Text Wrapping Break][Text Wrapping Break]Filmography of Director (as Director); YEAR, NAME OF FILM, TYPE OF FILM:  

2016, It Could Be a Film, Kumjana Novakova, Film Essay 

2014, When Clouds Burst…, Kumjana Novakova, Guillermo Carreras Candi, Film Essay 

 

 SVA Theatre 

 Presentation 5 

 

Screening Time:

Saturday, April 23, 2022 

2:00 PM 

Screens with:

"Bjelko"

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