The Institute of Documentary Film is proud to present 12 documentaries that have been selected for the 17th edition of the Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of 107 submitted projects from 40 countries.
Ex Oriente Film is a training programme focused on development and funding of creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe. The team of experienced tutors - directors including Alen Drljević and Hilla Medalia, producer Maciej Kubicki, festival programmer Rada Šešić, documentary experts Mikael Opstrup and Tue Steen Müller and other recognized professionals - will help workshop participants during the development of their projects in three week-long session. The first session will take place June 20-25 in Banská Štiavnica (Slovakia).
Ex Oriente Film 2019 – selected projects:
A Man Sings After the War (dir. Ana Otašević, prod. Srdjan Sarenac, RS, FR, BA, HR)
Comfortable Century (dir. Jaroslav Kratochvíl, prod. Jaroslav Bláha, CZ)
How I Became a Partisan (dir. Vera Lacková, prod. Jan Bodnár, SK, CZ)
Celibacy (dir. & prod. Libuše Rudinská, CZ, PL, SK)
Elevation (dir. Max Rudenko, prod. Oleksandr Debych, UA)
Roma (dir. Olga Zhurba, prod. Darya Bassel, Viktoriia Khomenko, UA, NL)
The Pioneer Oath (dir. & prod. Vladimir Milovanovic, RS, ME, HR)
Too Close (dir. Botond Püsök, prod. Borbala Csukas, HU)
The Shubert Effect (dir. Aleksander Elkan, prod. Ksenia Gapchenko, RU)
The Mothers' Crusade (dir. Alexander Mihalkovich, Anna Bodyako, prod. Alexander Mihalkovich, BY)
Women in Kiosk (dir. Daniel Stopa, prod. Małgorzata Staroń, PL)
Lost&Found (dir. Lauretiu Garofeanu, prod. Cristina Badea, RO, CA)