BELGRADE: Goran Radovanović’s latest documentary The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater screens in the Between the Seas competition at the 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF, which runs 24 – 29 October 2019.
The film had its world premiere in the Serbian film programme of FEST, where it won best film in the national competition.
The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater / Slučaj Makavejev ili proces u bioskopskoj sali explores the position of an artist in the Socialist Former Republic of Yugoslavia, focusing on the political and social climate, that used public platforms to condemn the film WR: Mysteries of the Organism, under the auspices of the Communist Party by Dušan Makavejev (produced by Neoplanta Film) in 1971.
The film features Milena Dravić, Svetozar Cvetković, Ilija Bašić, Slobodan Miletić, Branislav Dimitrijević, Andrej Popović and Petar Volk.
Nama Film and Oktobar Film produced the film with the support of Film Center Serbia, Serbia’s Ministry of Culture and Information, the Provincial Secretariat for Culture, the Yugoslav Cinematheque and the Arras Film Festival.
Credits: Director: Goran Radovanović Scriptwriters: Goran Radovanović, Boris Trbić DoPs: Dragan Đorđević, Aleksandar Angelovski, Radoslav Vladić Editor: Maja Kokić With: Milena Dravić, Svetozar Cvetković, Ilija Bašić, Slobodan Miletić, Branislav Dimitrijević, Andrej Popović, Petar Volk