Interview

INTERVIEW, NATA MURVANIDZE, ACTRESS IN SCARY MOTHER

Search for one self This is a low budget film. We brought things from our homes to be film props because we didn’t have money to buy or rent them JELENA KNEŽEVIĆ Georgian actress Nata Murvanidze plays the lead role in Ana Urushadze’s debut SCARY MOTHER, a strange story about middle-aged Manana who goes through a turbulent transformation from the role of a satisfied woman,

INTERVIEW: MIROSLAV MOGOROVIĆ, PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE FESTIVAL

New programs in new spaces ZORICA DIMITRIJEVIĆ Program director, Miroslav Mogorović, traditionally looks back at the Festival before it closes and announces the plans and goals for the following year. How do you evaluate the 25th European Film Festival (EFF)? What were the highlights of this year’s edition? I am extraordinarily pleased with the Festival and the regular program, given that we marked a jubilee,

ILDIKÓ ENYEDI, FILM DIRECTOR AND PRESIDENT OF OFFICIAL SELECTION JURY

A good film doesn’t need to be perfect I was very sad that I couldn’t attend the Festival last year. When I got the call this time around I said: “Oh, terrific!” and reorganized my private affairs and schedule, so that I could come to Palić Hungarian film ON BODY AND SOUL, shown at the opening of Palić European Film Festival last year, has won

INTERVIEW: ARPAD BOGDAN, THE DIRECTOR OF GENESIS

Greg de Cuir Jr This is not the first time Arpad Bogdan has been to Palic. In 2007 he presented his debut film Happy New Life. He is back with the true-life drama Genesis, which premiered in the Panorama section of the Berlinale. The film has now won the Grand Prix and a cinematography award in Valencia and a special award in Sofia. Genesis will

THE INTERVIEW: PRIMOŽ VRHOVEC, THE ACTOR OF THE BASICS OF KILLING

I love the cinematic illusion Jan Cvitkovič relies heavily on his instincts. He hasn’t seen any of my previous films or plays. He asked me only one thing – to just be myself ZORICA DIMITRIJEVIĆ In THE BASICS OF KILLING, the biggest challenge a young Slovenian actor Primož Vrhovec faced was handling the role of a husband and a father – because he lacked the

ANDREJ HRYC, ACTOR FROM THE LINE

Reality is more brutal than the film Important segment of the film is story about migrants, which is very actual today in the whole world JELENA KNEŽEVIĆ In Parallels and Encounters program last night at Eurocinema in Subotica, was screened Slovak film THE LINE by Peter Bebjak, film that won the prize for the Best Director at Karlovy Vary last year. THE LINE is a

INTERVIEW: Andrea Taschler, PRODUCER OF THE FILM GENESIS

Two types of producers I always like to be part of the creative process from the first ideas on paper through being present on the shoot until deciding on the poster Greg de Cuir Jr Andrea Taschler has more than 15 years of experience producing a variety of projects. In 2010, along with a group of colleagues including the Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu, she founded

INTERVIEW: LÁSZLÓ CSUJA, DIRECTOR OF BLOSSOM VALLEY

Happiness is unreachable I am interested in conflict situations of disabled persons BORISLAV STANIĆ film BLOSSOM VALLEY is a story of two young people who don’t understand and don’t want to accept widely accepted social behavior norms. This work makes spectators feel ambiguous while seeking for protagonists modus operandi. Hungarian director László Csuja explains that the film’s theme is something he has been thinking about

ARANTXA ECHEVARRÍA, DIRECTOR OF CARMEN AND LOLA

Some lives are like a box match Being a woman is still hard but being a Romani woman means that you have the additional burden of patriarchate and sexism, because that is the part of Roma culture. Being a woman, Romani and lesbian means that you don’t exist. JELENA KNEŽEVIĆ Spanish film Carmen and Lola which was screened last night in the Official selection, is

INTERVIEW: VLADIMIR BLAŽEVSKI, DIRECTOR AND CO-WRITER OF THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY

There is room for warmth and intimacy I have an impression that the strong ones in the human world are more brutal and unscrupulous than the strong ones in the animal world ZORICA DIMITRIJEVIĆ Director, screenwriter and producer from Macedonia, Vladimir Blaževski mentions the feeling that this age of globalization puts us all in a giant zoo.  THE YEAR OF THE MONKEY had its premiere