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 DOCUMENTARY: DUŠAN VUKOTIĆ CROATIAN OSCAR WINNER , 55´

DUŠAN VUKOTIĆ CROATIAN OSCAR WINNER -BRIEF SUMMARY
Dušan Vukotić Vud (1927-1998), most famous Croatian animator & cartoonist, author and director of animated films from ex Yugoslavia. World master of animation, founder of the famous Zagreb school of the animated films. He worked in Zagreb film for 40 years. Oscar winner for:  SUROGAT  ("ERSATZ") (1962). He is first foreigner to do so. Oscar nominated  for the: IGRA (GAME) (1963.) His biography is fabulous tail of masterpiece animation films. Documentary is representing memories of Masters friends like: Nedjeljko Dragić, Borivoj Dovniković Bordo, Joško Marušić, Milan Blažeković, Mihail Miki Ostrovidov, Fadil Hadžić, Vinko Brešan, Nenad Pata, Hrvoje Turković and his first assistant and wife Melita Andres Vukotić.

Croatia 2011,
Original language: Croatian
Colour, HD, 55 min.
Director: Silvije Petranovic
BIOGRAPHY, ART, CINEMA, ANIMATION
English subtitles

 

 

 
 

 DOCUMENTARY: ONE RABBI IN ZAGREB , 65´

ONE RABBI IN ZAGREB -BRIEF SUMMARY
The film follows the everyday life of an orthodox rabbi family from the Jewish community Chabad in the city of Zagreb. Several rabbis are active in the city of Zagreb, one of which, the most picturesque is rabbi Pini Zaklas. Rabbi Pini adds colour to the city of Zagreb... The Hasidic movement was not developed in Croatia before World War II, therefore the arrival of rabbi family Zaklas to Zagreb is a unique and authentic phenomenon. The documentary sensitizes citizens and expands the visions of civil society, elevating the standards of religious freedom and tolerance in Croatia, considering the question of freedom within the framework of religious regulations and laws.  

Croatia 2010,
Original language: English,Hebrew,Croatian
Colour, HD, 65 min.
Director: Silvije Petranovic
HUMAN INTEREST, PERSONAL VIEW, RELIGION
English subtitles

Festivals: EAST SILVER FILM FESTIVAL 2010.

 
 

 

 

 DOCUMENTARY: CRYPTOGRAM-THE BOOK OF TORMENTS , 20´

CRYPTOGRAM-THE BOOK OF TORMENTS -BRIEF SUMMARY
This is a documentary about the emergence of a painting project and its author Tomislav Petranovic…Through reminiscence the painter has intertwined the theme of torments with the subject of Judaism, evoking the suffering of Jews in Slavonija. The film documents the emergence of an artistic portfolio leading us to sites of already forgotten Jewish locations of the Nova Gradiska region.The Film uncovers the Old Testament hidden code of prophet Zephaniah, and through poetic depiction transcribes a vision of torments and suffering.

Croatia 2009,
Original language: Croatian
Colour, HD, 20 min.
Director: Silvije Petranovic
HUMAN INTEREST, PERSONAL VIEW, ART, RELIGION
English subtitles

Festivals: EAST SILVER FILM FESTIVAL 2009.

 
 

 

 

DOCUMENTARY: A PLACE TO LIVE, 44´

A PLACE TO LIVE-BRIEF SUMMARY
It has been ten years since the war ended in Lika, Republic of Croatia. After the Croatian military operation called Storm, minority groups are returning to their damaged houses. 

Humanitarian organizations like ADRA, with German and Canadian government support are helping to rebuild damaged houses. This is a story about some of the inhabitants of these houses and their problems...

Croatia 2006,
Original language: Croatian
Colour, DV CAM, DIGI BETA, 44 min.
Director: Silvije Petranovic
HUMAN INTEREST, PERSONAL VIEW
English subtitles

Festivals: EAST SILVER FILM FESTIVAL 2007.

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