Feature films

Radiogram

Radiogram

Film info

  • Country:Bugarska
  • Director:Rouzie Hassanova
  • Year:2017
  • Duration:84'
  • Actors:Alexander Hadjiangelov, Aleksandar Aleksiev, Yana Titova

Storyline

Based on a true story in Bulgaria in 1971, Radiogram follows two stories: one is little Ahmet who likes to listen glorious, forbidden rock’n’roll on an old radio. The other is the instinctive reaction against abuse and oppression: the local communist representative, Zahariev, seems willing to do anything in order to comply with a decision by the party asking all Muslims in the region to change their names to Christian ones. At the crossroads of these two directions are Ali and Yasmin, Ahmet’s parents and the protagonists of the story. When the radio is broken, Ali’s journey to a town over the mountains to buy a new one becomes a symbolic, freeing endeavour intended to stress the importance of saying no to oppression.

About the director

Born 1980 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. Rouzie Hassanova started writing and directing sketches for the annual graduation shows in High school. In 1998 she moved to London to follow a career in film. There she entered the Media Foundation Course in LCC, where her graduation project Glashedy was awarded with Distinction. Rouzie has been working in the film industry for almost a decade: production freelance; post production manager; film sales at Hanway Films where she worked for over six years. Her most recent experience is on the production of Welcome to The Punch, assisting the director Eran Creevy. Rouzie has directed a number of shorts. Her short film, THE PORTRAIT, was officially selected at seven international film festivals, won an Accolade Award for Excellence in Film and was nominated in the Best Visual category at the Lime Light awards and Best Short at the Galway Film Festival.

Screening schedule

  • 26.08.2018.

    Terrace - Agency for waterways

    20:30h

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.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • Bobi
Sponsors
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo

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