|07.10. / Wednesday, 20:00 - 22:00||Ticket|
This short essay documentary focuses on the issue of erecting a monument to the first Croatian president, Franjo Tuđman, in Zagreb. On the one hand it depicts the moment before the official unveiling ceremony, and on the other it establishes a broader critical and social context through archive footage from a few days before the unveiling, when the monument was still wrapped in a thick layer of plastic. We see protests and conflicts and the police guard keeping this sculpture safe from human presence.
David Lusicic was born in 1976 in Rijeka, Croatia. He works as an independent filmmaker, lecturer and interdisciplinary culture project manager. He finished his MA studies in TV and Film directing at Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. He holds a Master degree in Scenography from Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London, and MA in Architecture from Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana. After finishing his first independent film project, a feature omnibus Transmania which has been premiered at Sarajevo Film Festival 2016, he started a production company Zebra Production and an art organization Greta Creative Network. He's last short documentary has been premiered at Sarajevo Film Festival in 2020 and awarded with the first prize at Revenue of Croatian Filmmaking, as well as the Best Regional Film at Liburnia Film Festival. Mlungu – The White King is his first feature length documentary. He is currently developing his second feature film Via Roma.
David Lušičić, Magdalena Ptiček
Akademija dramske umjetnosti, Zagreb; Zebra Creative Network
Festivals & Awards:
Sarajevo Film Festival 2020; Liburnia Film Festival 2020 - Best Regional Film
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