Interview

INTERVIEW: IGOR TOHOLJ, ECO DOX AND NEW EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARIES PROGRAM SELECTOR

INTERVIEW: IGOR TOHOLJ, ECO DOX, AND NEW EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARIES PROGRAM SELECTOR Sincere and strong life testimonies By engaging and choosing themes, these authors are the rare, socially relevant artists, left today. MARIJA JAKOVLJEVIĆ This year, the European Film Festival brings the New European Documentary Film Selection, which is a natural flow of the Festival’s orientation towards current production tendencies, considering that documentaries and a feature film have an equal position at A list European festivals. About this program and also the Eco Dox Selection for the Festival Newsletter speaks selector

INTERVIEW: ILIJA TATIĆ, DIRECTOR OF THE OPEN UNIVERSITY

INTERVIEW: ILIJA TATIĆ, DIRECTOR OF THE OPEN UNIVERSITY The bigger budget this year We always challenge ourselves and expand our limits MARIJA JAKOVLJEVIĆ The production of a renowned festival such as the European Film Festival requires a clear and safe financial situation. A million dinars bigger budget, in comparison to 2018, is a reason for Ilija Tatić, the director of the Open University, the executive producer of the festival, to be satisfied. Are you happy with the 26th European Film Festival’s budget? We are inclined to be happy about the

INTERVIEW: NEIL YOUNG, PARALLELS & ENCOUNTERS AND YOUNG SPIRIT OF EUROPE PROGRAMME SELECTOR

INTERVIEW: NEIL YOUNG, PARALLELS & ENCOUNTERS AND YOUNG SPIRIT OF EUROPE PROGRAMME SELECTOR Greg de Cuir Jr Film critic and selector Neil Young have been collaborating with EFF Palic for a number of years now. He assembles two programs for the festival: Parallels and Encounters, Young Spirit of Europe. Also, this year Young is leading a workshop for young critics. I spoke with him about the profiles of his two sections and the current landscape of European film festivals. What are the specific profiles of the programs you select for

INTERVIEW: MILJEN KREKA KLJAKOVIĆ, “ALEKSANDAR LIFKA” AWARD LAUREATE

INTERVIEW: MILJEN KREKA KLJAKOVIĆ, “ALEKSANDAR LIFKA” AWARD LAUREATE Scenography is an important element of every film I’ve made and built everything that can fit in a scenographer’s lifetime, touched the time and space of many eras. ZORICA DIMITRIJEVIĆ Scenography is an inevitable and important part of every film project, but is at the margin in our national film, making the “Aleksandar Lifka” award more significant to me, says the world-renowned author, Miljen Kreka Kljaković. The scenography designer of various eras and places (DELIKATESSEN, UNDERGROUND, SAINT GEORGE KILLING THE DRAGON, MUHAMMAD,

INTERVIEW: RAJKO GRLIĆ, “ALEKSANDAR LIFKA” AWARD LAUREATE

INTERVIEW: RAJKO GRLIĆ, “ALEKSANDAR LIFKA” AWARD LAUREATE A journey across the seven seas As films, whether we wanted it or not, come out of our lives, it’s inevitable for all the differences to outline, tangle and untangle. ZORICA DIMITRIJEVIĆ Famous Croatian director Rajko Grlić sends out to young authors not to be stopped by dogmas, religious norms and rusty postulates of civic life. These principles exactly, along with love and passion, characterize his opus (BRAVO MAESTRO!, YOU LOVE ONLY ONCE, THE BORDER POST, THE CONSTITUTION …). On the occasion of