From March 17-18, the University of Pittsburgh‘s Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies and the Serbian National Federation will present the Serbian Movie Festival, two days of narrative and documentary films about Serbian history and culture.
See film schedule and details below:
Enclave (2015, dir. Goran Radovanovic)
A Christian boy, determined to create a proper community burial for his late grandfather, crosses enemy lines and makes friends among the Muslim majority in deeply divided, war-torn Kosovo.
Where the Yellow Lemon Blooms (2006, dir. Zdravko Sotra)
A documentary about the suffering of the Serbian people and its army in WWI.
We Will Be the World Champions (2015, dir. Darko Bajić)
A film about the founders of the famous Yugoslav Basketball School and the first gold medal at the Championships in Ljubljana in 1970. Based on a true story.
See You in Montevideo (2014, dir. Dragan Bjelogrlić)
A football team from Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.
The Man Who Defended Gavrilo Princip (2014, dir. Srđan Koljević)
The film follows the investigation and trial following the Sarajevo assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914, which triggered the First World War. The courtroom drama is seen through the eyes of Rudolf Zistler, one of the attorneys appointed by the court to defend the 24 accused members of Young Bosnia and assassin Gavrilo Princip.
The Serbian Movie Festival will take place in Room 232 of the Cathedral of Learning. The event is free and open to the public.