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INVESTIGATOR

INVESTIGATOR

2022, feature documentary, director: Viktor Portel, Frame Films (CZ) in co-production with Restart (HR)

Vladimír Dzuro, is the only Czech investigator to have worked for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. His task was to collect evidence against war criminals and perpetrators of ethnic cleansing. His two biggest cases were the Ovcara massacre, linked to then-Vukovar Mayor Slavko Dokmanovic, and ethnic cleansing in northwestern Bosnia. Together with Dzuro, we ...

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FIUME O MORTE!

FIUME O MORTE!
2022., feature-length creative documentary-hybrid, director: Igor Bezinović 
Restart (HR) in co-production with Nosorogi (SLO), Videomante (IT) 

The famous Italian poet D'Annunzio entered the city of Fiume (Rijeka in Croatian) in 1919 proclaiming it his own micro-nation state, followed by several hundred Italian renegade soldiers. What followed was a short, but very distinctive period in which Fiume became possibly the most important place in the world - and a refuge for world's free thinkers and artists, where unchecked...

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BRIDE IN SEARCH OF HAPPINESS

BRIDE IN SEARCH OF HAPPINESS

2022, a feature documentary, director: Tea Vidović Dalipi
Restart (HR) in co-production with Tabahana Film (XS) & STEfilm (IT)

Bride in Search of Happiness is a participative-observational documentary about a just married Croatian-Roma couple, Tea and Mirsad, and their attempt at a life together, suspended between expectations from families and communities in culturally irreconcilable backgrounds that do not accept diversities.

Mirsad comes from an extremely traditional Ashkali (Roma) family from...

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CORDON

CORDON

2022, feature documentary, director: Antun Mezulić 

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, feature documentary, director: Vanja Juranić 

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

2021., 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

2022, mid-length documentary, director: Jelena Novaković

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

2022, 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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