- Director:Mila Turajlić
A locked door inside a Belgrade apartment has kept one family separated from their past for over 70 years. As the filmmaker begins an intimate conversation with her mother, the political fault line running through their home reveals a house and a country haunted by history. The chronicle of a family in Serbia turns into a searing portrait of an activist in times of great turmoil, questioning the responsibility of each generation to fight for their future.
About the director
Mila Turajlic studied politics at the London School of Economics, and film production at the national film school in Belgrade, specialising in documentary filmmaking at La Fémis in Paris. Mila obtained her PhD at the University in Westminster on the subject of cinema and politics, and is a lecturer at universities (Sorbonne, Harvard University, Stanford) as well as documentary training programs (Archidoc, BDC). She gained production experience working on feature films (Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto, Rian Johnson’s The Brothers Bloom). Since 2006 she is the director of Dribbling Pictures, a production company she founded with Boris Mitic. Her films have won support from Eurimages, CNC-Aide aux cinémas du monde, and the Doha Film Institute. In 2005 she co-founded the Magnificent 7 Festival of European Feature Documentary Films in Belgrade, and in 2015 became the first president of DokSerbia - the Association of Serbian Documentary Filmmakers.
Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.