Balkans

3 May 2016 – 19:00 – Mercelis

1 May 2016 – 20:30 – Flagey

Let’s go to the Balcans thanks to a sensitive selection of short documentaries compiled by the Kosovar Dokufest Festival.

the-greens

Smoke

Gorana Jovanovic

smoke
Country Kosovo, Serbia
Genre Documentary
2015 @en - 9'35 - Color
The 1999 war in Kosovo has left many victims, most of them civilian. Thousands are still missing. Where there’s no body, there’s no crime.

Note On Multitude

Ibro Hasanovic

noteonmultitude
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Genre Documentary
2015 @en - 8' - Black & White
Farewell that goes from the emotional to the violent, ending in exhaustion. Men, women and children kiss goodbye and try to board on the busses that will take them into uncertain future of migrants.

Our Bride

Yll Çitaku, Nita Deda

our bride
Country Kosovo
Genre Documentary
2011 @en - 4' - Color
The Terbesh people that live in Lubinje, a village in Kosovo, have a tradition of dressing and making up a bride for her wedding day. It’s done to ward off the evil eye, and discourages gossip and speculation.

Real Man’s Film

Nebojsa Slijepcevic

realmansfilm
Country Croatia
Genre Documentary
2012 @en - 12' - Color
In Balkans every generation has its war. Sons are continuing fights started by their fathers. There are rifles and pistols in every hand. Even the smallest incident would be disastrous to this fragile peace.

Trials, Tribulations & Sustainable Growth Of A Cock

Vladimir Perovic

trials
Country Montenegro
Genre Documentary
2010 @en - 21' - Color
Once a year in the small coastal town of Perast, Montenegro, one out of many cocks in the region participates in a very particular event. Being the chosen one, he faces unexpected experiences.

Moonless Summer

Stefan Ivancic

Illford HP5
Country Serbia
Genre Documentary
2014 @en - 30' - Color
Before moving abroad, sixteen years old Isidora spends a few days at her childhood countryside house.