Tito and MeJanuary 1, 1992
Goran Markovic, known more for his dramatic work, achieved something that's eluded many great filmmakers - both smart and funny comedy. Based loosely on his own life as a kid growing up in Tito's communist Yugoslavia in the 1950s, the movie centers around 10-year-old Zoran whose inspired poem about Tito written on a spur-of-the-moment-basis as an in-class assignment, earns him a trip with other deserving pupils retracing Tito's "revolutionary trails" in Tito's hometown of Kumrovec.
The Seventh CronicleJanuary 1, 1996
In former Yugoslavia, following Tito's break-up with Stalin, the rocky island of Goli Otok was the camp site for political prisoners. From that officially non-existant yet dreaded place a young man escapes and seeks refuge on a nearby island. The nuns from the local convent find him unconscious and decide to give him shelter. A relentless secret policeman comes to the island and starts making life miserable for its inhabitants, hoping to find his prey...
Blue TrainNovember 16, 2010
Blue Train is Serbian atipic teenage comedy. Just before Tito's death a high school graduates in Belgrade live their normal life before the end of the school year. Spring is relaxed and they organize the election "Princess Of Spring" for the most beautiful girl in school. Vojislav is in love with Anica, friend from class. While his best friend, convinces him that the organization of the miss elections is the best way to win Anica's heart. Milena has crush in Vojislav, and she want to spoil his plan. After the death of professor of Marxism, in the school comes a new, very young and ambitious professor Božičković, a former pupil of the school. His charm and informal dress manages to win the sympathy of students, especially girls. Professor Božičković like Anica, and he shows that in front of the class. Anica and Vojislav do not appritiate that.
A ThousandSeptember 17, 2015
A young man by the name of Atif Kurtovic goes into a mine for the first time in his life to become a miner and to continue exactly where his now retired grandfather had left off. However, his fate is soon completely changed when he is picked as the face for the most valuable banknote in the country, the bill in the amount of one thousand dinars. Because of this, Atif soon finds himself on his way to Belgrade where Tito's personal photographer takes his picture and thus allows Atif to become a part of history. Into this story enters a young girl whose nickname, "Hiljadarka / A Thousand", is no accident and with whom Atif falls in love. When Tito announces his personal visit to Atif's hometown, there begins an adventure that they will all remember for the rest of their lives.
They Were Tito's TownsSeptember 14, 2017
Following the death of Josip Broz Tito (1892–1980), one city in each of the six republics and two autonomous regions of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia had the honour to be named after the long-serving president. Having been chosen due to leftist ideas, proletarian character, industrialisation, urbanisation and modernity, they were often privileged. Now located across seven countries, not one of these cities is still named after Tito. We learn the stories of these cities from their residents who look back at the period under Tito’s name. Many of these stories are tragic since the majority of cities have been touched by war.
ParadeSeptember 17, 1962
Parade, one of Makavejev’s best-known films, is view into the preparations International Worker’s Day where the director all but ignores the titular parade. The film focuses on the people – those who work and those who wander the streets, sometimes lost among the throngs, shown in a by-the-way fashion and not without humor. Makavejev claims he sought to show, man as he is...