short films, 128 min, eng subtitles, 16+
"Babajanja" is a horror documentary where the narrator searches for a mysterious woman from his childhood. He investigates with the help of his family, relatives, and fellow villagers, eventually getting closer to meeting her.
Sarajevo FF 2022
Movies that Matter 2023
Barcelona Docs 2023
Balls / Lopte by Gorana Jovanović (Serbia, Slovenia,2022, 23’)
Football stadiums have long been the designated places for the escalation of conflicts and every incident during a football match makes for a fire-starting headline. Meanwhile, the armies of six former Yugoslav republics have been getting together every year for over a decade, for a futsal tournament in the name of peace in almost complete media silence.
Locarno FF 2022
ZINEBI (Best Short Documentary Film)
ZagrebDox, Oberhausen (Special Mention)
The Emergency Call Centre 112 receives numerous phone calls every day. The operators take care of and connect with various outside situations and within the office, meanwhile setting boundaries and dealing with their own emotions.
Hong Kong IFF 2023
XXXVII Pärnu FF 2023, Estonia
New Directors, New Films Festival 2023, Portugal
Easier Than You Think / Jednodušší, než si myslíte by Anna Kryvenko (Czech Republic, Ukraine, 2022, 11’)
Anna Kryvenko's "Easier Than You Think" warns of the dangers of constant exposure to media images of war, violence, disasters, and suffering. A thought experiment challenges the reader to consider the impact of previous or overshadowed crises.
PAF - Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary Art 2022
Solidarity Screenings: Moving Image and War in Ukraine - Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien 2023
Not Go Gentle by Sasha Ihnatovich (Slovenia, 2022, 5’)
Idyllic villages hide traces of sorrow and suffering inflicted on humans by each other. The short film is dedicated to all people on the move who are risking their lives to avoid arrest, escape violence and border pushbacks, and find safety and refuge.
Festival del Cinema dei Diritti Umani di Napoli (Best Human Rights Short)
LIFE AFTER OIL IFF (Jury Special Mention Award)
Lunigiana Cinema Festival 2023 (Best Human Rights Short)
FeKK - Ljubljana Short FF
Heavy Stone, In Its Place / Gur i rëndë, në vend të vetë by Blerta Kambo (Albania, 2022, 5’)
In Albanian, the old expression “Heavy stone, in its place” (Gur i rëndë, në vend të vetë) means that someone will never adapt elsewhere other than the place they were born or that something belongs only in its place. This story is about a house that stands still, as the story of those who had to lie to get asylum in the UK.
Thousands of young people from North Macedonia worked in US military bases in Afghanistan and Iraq for higher wages, which they invested in lucrative real estate back home. With the withdrawal of troops in 2021, many returned home with their earnings and war experiences.
Berlin FF 2022
Sarajevo FF 2023
FeKK Ljubljana, Slovenia, BAL Competition (BAL main award)
A father finds shelter in the memories he created together with his daughter, to whom he hasn't spoken in years. The film transforms into a go-between in an attempt to reunite them through images, sounds, and letters
Hot Docs Toronto 2023
Thessaloniki IFF 2023