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SO FAR, KANDAHAR

SO FAR, KANDAHAR

2024, feature documentary, director: Anita Čeko

After three survived wars and eleven years spent in conflicts across Croatia, Afghanistan and Africa, a father of a large family is left only with one – PTSD. Coping with it the best he can, the father character is trying to regain his primary role and pick up the pieces of his broken family, who have for years feared ‘the worst’. Today, when he is finally home, the war is ...

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THE LAND WE BREATHE

THE LAND WE BREATHE

2024, feature documentary, director: Manuel Inacker
Restart (HR) in co-production with Achtung Panda! (DE)

How it feels to live in a world that is changing faster than we would like? The film traces global conflicts in the local, which are made visible along the course of the river Krka in Croatia and through its inhabitants, as if under a burning glass: A hauntingly beautiful, but also fragile microcosm, which within a few years has been transformed from a bloody civil war country into a paradis...

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THAT SOUND HIGH IN THE AIR

THAT SOUND HIGH IN THE AIR

2022/2023, feature length documentary, director: Srđan Keča  
Non-Aligned Films (RS), Restart (HR) & Bocalupo Films (FR)

A group of scientists and their assistants traverse an inaccessible and unexplored part of the Sahara, seeking answers about its climate history and the great migrations of the past. At night, on shortwave radio, they hear news from a faraway world.

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CORDON

CORDON

2023/2024, feature documentary, director: Anton Mezulić
Restart (HR) in co-production with Cinephage Productions (FR)

In a small Croatian municipality of Vojnić with barely four thousand inhabitants, there are two cultural associations, two churches, two separate cemeteries, two football clubs and - two janitors who are taking care of their own half of the pitch. Both football clubs are training on the same stadium calling it differently. Since the mid-2000s, Serbian returnees and Croats immigrated from Bos...

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BE REALISTIC, DEMAND IMPOSSIBLE

BE REALISTIC, DEMAND IMPOSSIBLE

2022/2023, feature documentary, director: Vanja Juranić 
Restart (HR) & Kompot (HR)

Croatian contemporary artist and performer Siniša Labrović and his wife Snježana Klarić decided to move from Croatia to Berlin at the age of fifty, without knowing the German language and a specific plan for how to survive in Germany. In the film, we follow their relationship and emigrant life, Snježana's journey from cleaning lady to social worker and Siniša's attempts...

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BUBBY DREAMS IN GREEN

BUBBY DREAMS IN GREEN

2022., mid-length documentary, director: Ranko Pauković 
Restart in co-production with Dokument Sarajevo (BA)

Bubby is a former miner with an incredible natural talent for painting. After an accident he lost one eye, and is now gradually losing sight in his remaining eye. At his new workplace there is not much work, so all days long he paints magical landscapes and still lives. The film about Bubby is a story about horrifying consequences of using coal upon lives of people who mine it...

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LEARNING TO WALK 2

LEARNING TO WALK 2

2023, mid-length documentary, director: Jelena Novaković
Restart in co-production with Zagreb Film (HR)

Relentlessly fighting against oblivion, the great master of international animation, Borivoj Dovniković – Bordo, was writing down for months everything he could remember, and then it all got deleted. The creative team of this documentary got a unique chance to take part in the renewal of the most intimate memories from the personal and critical, sometimes stubborn life of a legend, dra...

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REAR ADMIRAL

REAR ADMIRAL

2023/2024, feature documentary, director: Mladen Ivanović
Restart (HR) & Artikulacija (ME)

The unresolved murder of Krsto Djurovic, a Montenegrin rear admiral of Yugoslav People’s Army who refused to attack Croatian City of Dubrovnik in 1990’s war, opens the story of elusive justice in 21st century Balkans and shows what happens when honor (čojstvo) prevails to heroism (junaštvo).

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