Fade In Retrospective


Nebojša Slijepčević
Screening time  
29.02. / Wednesday, 15:00 - 17:00 Theatre 1  
Four fatherless young people talk about what is it like growing up only with mother.

Four fatherless young people talk about what is it like growing up only with mother. Do they miss their father and, if so, how much? Do they feel deprived?


Nebojša Slijepčević

Nebojsa Slijepčević was born in 1973 in Zagreb, Croatia. In 2005, he graduated in Film Directing from the Academy of Drama and Art in Zagreb. He has directed numerous creative documentaries that were widely shown and awarded multiple times at many international festivals. ZagrebDox screened many of his documentaries, following his work closely. He is a three times nominee for Prix Europa Award for his TV documentaries. His first documentary feature, the international co-production Gangster of Love, premiered at Hot Docs and it was one of the biggest box-office successes in Croatia, winning the Audience Award at 2013 ZagrebDox. His latest documentary feature Srbenka (2018) premiered at Visions du Réel and received the Buyens-Chagoll Award, followed by the Heart of Sarajevo for best documentary and the Audence Award at Sarajevo Film Festival and many more. He is also an educator, mentoring and lecturing at Restart's School of Documentary Film in Zagreb.

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2004, 30', color, video

Directed by:
Nebojša Slijepčević

Screenplay by:
Arijana Fridrih, Nebojša Slijepčević

Almir Fakić

Edited by:
Žarko Korać

Nebojša Slijepčević, Hrvoje Mabić

Produced by:
Fade In

Festivals & Awards:

14th Days of Croatian Film – Best Script; ZagrebDox 2005 - Audience Award