FESTIVALS: Skopje Film Festival Opens with Macedonian Coproduction

    Requiem for Mrs. J by Bojan Vuletić Requiem for Mrs. J by Bojan Vuletić

    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.

    The films are distributed in eight sections: Gala, Authors Films, Panorama of World Cinema, Macedonian Production, which will screen the Macedonian film comedy Oh My Love directed by Kole Angelovski, as well as short films. The remaining sections are: French Film Focus, Short Film Program, Stanley Kubrick Retrospective and Children’s Films.

    The Skopje Film Festival is organised with the support from the Macedonian Film Agency.

    The line-up for the Authors Film Section and the Macedonian Section follows:


    Aquarius (Brazil, France)
    Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho

    Lost in Paris (France, Belgium)
    Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon

    Requiem for Mrs. J (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Russia, France)
    Directed by Bojan Vuletic
    Produced by See Film Pro
    Coproduced by Geopoly Film, Skopje Film Studio, Non-Stop Production, Surprise Alley
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Agency, CNC France, Eurimages

    Liberation Day (Norway, Latvia)
    Directed by Uģis Olte and Morten Traavik
    Produced by VFS Films 
    Sales: Dogwoof

    The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (Finland, Sweden, Germany)
    Directed by Juho Kuosmanen

    Endless Poetry (Chile, Japan, France)
    Directed by Alejandro Jodorovsky

    Safari (Austria, Denmark)
    Directed by Ulrich Seidl

    The Bar (Spain)
    Directed by Alex de la Iglesia


    Oh My Love (Macedonia)
    Directed by Kole Angelovski
    Produced by Award Film & Video
    Coproduced by KT Film & Media, Quasar Film
    Supported by Macedonian Film Agency

    The Children Will Come (Macedonia, short)
    Directed by Ana Jakimska
    Supported by Macedonian Film Agency

    Shoes (Macedonia, short)
    Directed by Branko Kosteski
    Supported by Macedonian Film Agency