SKOPJE: Teona Struga Mitevska's When the Day Had No Name / Koga denot nemase ime was sold by Dubai based Cercamon to eight countries in Asia. This Macedonian/Belgian/Slovenian coproduction premiered at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival in the Panorama programme.
SKOPJE: Teona Strugar Mitevska will represent Macedonia at European Film Promotion’s young event taking place at the Sydney Film Festival 7-28 June 2017, Europe! Voices of Women in Film.
SKOPJE: Teona Strugar Mitevska is in development with God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija / Gospod postoi, nejzinoto ime e Petrunija, a simple, almost comical story that shows the absurdities of the world we live in, focusing on a day in the life of Petrunija, a single, unemployed, 31-year-old woman, who decides to do the unthinkable and intervene in the world of men. The principal photography is scheduled to start in November 2017.
PRESPA: Serbian actor and director Dragan Bjelogrić is in production with the TV series Shadows over the Balkans / Senke nad Balkanom, a three-season political thriller drama set in the 1930s in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Production started on 1 October 2016 in Serbia where 30 percent of the shooting was completed. Scenes from the TV series are currently shooting on locations in Prespa and Bitola surroundings.
OHRID: Screenwriter and director Ilija Piperkoski is shooting his debut feature film Grandpa and Grandson, produced by Pandora`s box production, in cooperation with Dream Factory and Romania’s Alien film.
SKOPJE: Macedonia, Albania and Croatia had their first ever day-and-date release with the award-winning Dutch children's film Little Gangster by Arne Toonen. On 20 April 2017 it was released simultaneously in the cinemas and available on video on demand (VOD) through Cutaway, Tirana Film Institute and Radar.
SKOPJE: The Serbian/Macedonian/Russian/Bulgarian/French coproduction Requiem for Mrs. J / Rekvijem za gospodju J directed by Bojan Vuletic will open the 20th edition of the Skopje Film Festival, set to take place in Skopje from 20 to 28 April 2017. More than 75 films will be screened at the festival.
SKOPJE: The independent production Horse Riders / Javachi na konji by Marjan Gavrilovski will have its theatrical release on 5 May in the Cinematheque of Macedonia.
SKOPJE: Macedonian documentary film director Marija Dzidzeva is in postproduction with her Macedonian/Serbian debut feature Sacrifice, produced with support from the Macedonian Film Agency and Film Center Serbia.
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