Srbenka

Srbenka

Croatia, 2018, 72 min, Colour

In the winter of 1991, a 12-year old Serbian girl was murdered in Zagreb. Quarter of century later director Oliver Frljić is working on a theatre play about the case. Rehearsals become a collective psychotherapy, and the 12-year old actress Nina feels as if the war had never ended.

CREDITS

Director:

Nebojša Slijepčević

Producer:

Vanja Jambrović

Cinematography:

Nebojša Slijepčević,Bojan Mrđenović,Iva Kraljević

Editing:

Tomislav Stojanović

Sound:

Tihomir Vrbanec

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Nebojsa Slijepcevic was born in 1973 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005 he graduated with Film Directing from the Academy of Drama and Art, also in Zagreb. He directed numerous TV documentaries and series (Direkt, Staying Alive, City Folk), but also creative and author driven documentaries (Real Man’s Film, In 4 Years, Of Cows and People) for which he received awards from various festivals (EDN talent grant at Sarajevo FF, human rights award at Sarajevo FF, best director at Verona FF, Audience award at Zagreb Dox…). Nebojsa is also the author of a short animated film Dog / Rabbit and a short fiction Slap in the Face, which is part of the fiction omnibus Zagreb Stories, and the festival awarded feature documentary Gangster of Love.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Switzerland, 2018, Visions du Réel, Buyences-Chagoll Award (ex aequo)

Visions du Réel, Switzerland 2018 - Buyences-Chagoll Award (ex aequo)

France, 2018, FID Marseille ,

FID Marseille , France 2018 -

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2018, Sarajevo FF, Heart of Sarajevo for best documentary

Sarajevo FF, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018 - Heart of Sarajevo for best documentary

Italy, 2018, Festival dei Popoli, The Gaze of the Other Award

Festival dei Popoli, Italy 2018 - The Gaze of the Other Award

Netherlands, 2018, IDFA,

IDFA, Netherlands 2018 -

Portugal, 2018, DocLisboa,

DocLisboa, Portugal 2018 -

CONTACT

RESTART
Prilaz Gjure Dezelica 74
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
+385 (0) 1 557 38 60
restart@restarted.hr