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Spring Grant 2014 - Production Stage
Current project status: COMPLETED

Mila Turajlic / Feature Documentary / Serbia, France, Qatar / 2017 / 100 min / Colour and B&W / Original Language: Serbian

Synopsis

A door locked for 70 years in a house haunted by history. The story of an apartment in Belgrade turns a family chronicle into a portrait of a country in political turmoil. As the filmmaker seeks answers from her activist mother, their intimate conversation questions the responsibility of each generation to fight for their future.

Credits

Director
Mila Turajlic
Screenwriter
Mila Turajlic
Producer
Carine Chichkowsky
Executive Producer
Iva Plemic Divjak

About the Director

Mila Turajlic’s first feature-length documentary, ‘Cinema Komunisto’, premiered at IDFA in 2010, and won 16 awards, including the Gold Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival. After studying Political Science and Media at the London School of Economics and film production in Serbia, Turajlic specialised in documentary filmmaking at La Fémis in Paris. She gained industry experience working on fictions films including Mel Gibson’s ‘Apocalypto’ and Rian Johnson’s ‘The Brothers Bloom’ before starting to direct and produce documentaries through her own production company, Dribbling Pictures. Turajlic is a producer of the Magnificent 7 Festival of feature documentaries in Belgrade, which she helped found in 2005.

Production Company Profile

Dribbling Pictures is a Belgrade-based production company exclusively devoted to producing creative documentaries that are best described, using a football analogy, as a ‘dribbling of the mind’. It was founded in 2006 by lmmakers Boris Mitic and Mila Turajlic. Our projects have always been oriented towards international audiences and have been developed through international production platforms (Discovery Campus Masterschool, IDFA Academy, Ex Oriente, ARCHIDOC). Our lms have toured most prestigious international lm festivals (IDFA, Tribeca, HotDocs, DocsLisboa, Visions du Reel, Goteborg, Sarajevo etc.) and had cinema releases in France, UK, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia. TV partners include Arte, HBO Europe, MDR, WDR, BR, Pheonix, SVT, UR, YLE, YLE FST, RTS, RTSI, RAI 3, TV3, TVP, TV Kultura, Sky Arts, ERT, ERR, LTV, IBA Channel 1, Yes Docu, CYBC, RTV SLO, RTRS, BHT, HRT, B92, Eurochannel and Al Jazeera, with major funding received from Eurimages, Cinéma du monde, Doha Film Institute, the IDFA Bertha Fund, the Croatian Audiovisual Center and the Serbian Film Center.

Awards and Festival History


Festivals

TIFF 2017, DOCS (WP)

Contacts

  • Co-Producer

    HBO Europe

  • Production Company

    Dribbling Pictures

    Phone: 
    +381 63 30 2345
    Email: 
    mila.turajlic@gmail.com

  • Production Company

    Survivance

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