Franko Elek - Pictures from the life of one emigrant

Silvio Mirošničenko
Screening time  
02.03. / Thursday, 21:00 - 23:00 Theatre 2  
A story about a political immigrant who wants to come back to his homeland.

Towards the end of his life, Croatian political immigrant Franko Elek wants to come back from Munich to his homeland. However, the return to Croatia is not as easy as he thought.


Silvio Mirošničenko

Silvio Mirošničenko was born in Germany in 1972. He has directed numerous documentaries for Croatian Television and for independent producers. His Railway Patrolman won Best Documentary Film Award at Cinerail 2004 (France). Edo Maajka won Best Editing Award at the Days of Croatian Film 2008 and Best Film Award at DORF 2008. Three of his films won awards at the Liburnia Film Festival in Ičići (Barge Keeper, Railway Patrolman and Edo Maajka). His documentaries were shown at the most relevant national (Pula, Motovun, Days of Croatian Film) and international festivals (IDFA 2006, The Road of Fear; Cinéma du Réel 2004, The Barge Keeper). His films were screened in different ZagrebDox programs and represented Croatia at Prix Europa in Berlin three times.

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Franko Elek - Slike iz života jednog emigranta

2016, 52'

Directed by:
Silvio Mirošničenko

Screenplay by:
Silvio Mirošničenko

Ante Cvitanović

Edited by:
Iva Gavrilović

Dalibor Grubačević, Pere Ištvančić

Marina Trandler

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