Meet Film Center Serbia at Berlinale - FILM CENTER SERBIA AT BERLINALE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET (EFM) Martin Gropius Bau / stand #G3
When Im Dead and Pale // Kad budem mrtav i beo by Živojin Pavlović A seasonal worker, Jаnko Bugаrski a.k.a. Jimmy Barka, a man of questionable moral qualities and uncertain future, has been let go from his temporary job on a construction site. He and his girlfriend Lilica decide to leave the dire straits they have found themselves in – they go on the road, into the unknown with faith in a better tommorow. But, the couple soon splits up. Jimmy meets a local singer, Duška, who plies her trade in bars and becomes her lover, sparking a dream of a stage career for himself, too. He learns singing from Duška, but he is not really good at it, so he can get gigs only at country fairs or military garrisons. In one small town he meets a dental tehnician, Bojana. The two set off for Belgrade together to enter a talent pageant – where he is booed of the stage by the audience because of his folk style. Then, he once again meets Lilica, who has been ekeing out a living by stealing and conning people. Jimmy begins a blackmail game with her, leading to a tragic end. Screenings: Sunday 18/2/2018/ 22:00h - Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg Thursday 22/2/2018 17:00h - CinemaxX 6 (Press and industry screening) Friday 23/2/2018 19:00h - Zoo-Palast 2
Marko Grba Singh
Marko Grba Singh was born in 1988 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. He is currently on his PhD studies in Film & TV directing, exploring docu-fiction. His first mid-length film “Abdul & Hamza”, won the Special Mention in the First film competition at FID Marseille 2015. He was a member of the student jury at the San Sebastian Film Festival in 2016. His latest short film “Stars of Gaomeigu” won the award for the most innovative short film at Visions du reel in 2017.
Miljena Vučković creates Space. She explores its perception and presentation, limits and changeability through her work in scenography, spatial & light installations. She gained significant professional experience in Production and Stage Design. She serves as the vice-president of “Scenatoria”, Organisation that “stages” performative arts in neglected architectural heritage.
FILM CENTER SERBIA AT BERLINALE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET (EFM) Martin Gropius Bau / stand #G3