Author's Night: Igor Bezinović

Microcassette - the Smallest Cassette I've Ever Seen

Igor Bezinović, Ivana Pipal
Screening time  
31.03. / Friday, 17:00 - 19:00 Theatre 2  

Among the garbage heaps of a big landfill on the island of Lošinj, Zoki uncovers a microcassette. A close study of the discarded object serves as a tribute to chance and imagination.


Igor Bezinović

Igor Bezinović is a filmmaker born in Rijeka, which is now part of Croatia, but at that time belonged to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, before that partly the Kingdom of Italy and partly the Kingdom of Yugoslavia (and before that the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes), before that the Free State of Fiume, before that the Italian Regency of Carnaro, before that Austria-Hungary… His films include The Blockade (Oktavijan prize for best Croatian documentary in 2012), Veruda (Oktavijan prize for best Croatian documentary in 2015) and A Brief Excursion (Big Golden Arena prize for best Croatian feature in 2017), along with many shorts of all shapes and sizes. His work has been shown internationally at events including IFF Rotterdam, DOK Leipzig, IDFF Jihlava, CPH:DOX, Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Venice Biennale of Architecture (with Hrvoslava Brkušić for Pulska grupa), Museum of the Moving Image and the Guanajuato IFF. He graduated in film directing at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb and in Philosophy, Sociology and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb. He is a member of The Croatian Film Directors’ Guild and the judo club Black Belt.

Ivana Pipal

General sponsor

Mikrokazeta - najmanja kazeta koju sam ikad vidio

Croatia, Serbia
2020, 19'

Directed by:
Igor Bezinović, Ivana Pipal

Screenplay by:
Igor Bezinović, Ivana Pipal

Ivan Slipčević

Edited by:
Maida Srabović

Hrvoje Nikšić

Vanja Andrijević, Dragana Jovović, Marta Popivoda

Produced by:
Bonobostudio, Theory at Work

Festivals & Awards:

Stoptrik IFF: Audience Grand Prix, Student Jury Award (2020), Tabor FF: Special Mention (2021), FeKK Ljubljana Short FF: Special Mention (2021), The Calvert Journal FF: Best Experimental Film (2021), Lublin FF: Best Film in Experimental Competition (2021), Motovun FF (2020), Sarajevo FF (2020), Croatian Film Days (2020), Drama International Short FF (2020), 25 FPS Festival (2020), Kaohsiung FF (2020), Viennale IFF (2020), Ji.hlava (2020), Thessaloniki IFF (2020), MedFilm F (2020), Auteur FF (2020), Les Arcs FF (2020), Hong Kong IFF (2021), Norwegian Short FF (2021), Diversions ISFF (2021), Lago FF (2021), FeKK (2021), Liburnia FF (2021), CinEast Central and Eastern European FF (2021)