A Star Is Born / Zvezda je rođena
Vanja Kovačević, Serbia, 2009.
Directed by: Vanja Kovačević
Script: Vanja Kovačević
Producer: Tijana Konstatinović
Production company: Intermedia Network
Cinematography: Pablo Ferro Živanović
Editing: Marko Simić, Vanja Kovačević
Music: Writers of Fiction inspired by the band The Decemberists, Nikola Berček
Running time: 75'
This is a film about making one's dreams come true. A film about war against oneself and winning in that war. A film about music, but, primarily, a film about rhythm. Vanja is 29 and is a professional filmmaker. Her childhood dream was to play drums in a band. She is now working on this dream. Inspired by the song 'Born for the Scene' of The Decembrists, Vanja makes an ultimatum to herself by booking a stage for a concert: she has ahead of her nine months of rehearsals, doubts, hopes and euphoria
Belgrades Film Festival of Documentary and Shorts 2010. – Best editing ,
International Festival of Feature Length Documentaries, Beldocs 2010.- Pobednik Beograda-best film in regional competition
Vanja Kovačević was born in Ruma, Serbia in 1978. She obtained her degree in Film and TV Directing at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade. So far she has directed five short feature, experimental and documentary films. She worked as a reporter and writer of programs on RTV B92 (1998-2002). She took part in Berlinale Talent Campus (2005). She edited more than 40 musical video clips and TV commercials, as well as numerous TV series and short feature films. She is the director of All Inclusive Films, a Belgrade production house. 'A Star Is Born' is her first long documentary film.
Location and screening schedule:
Europa cinema, Thursday, October 21st at 9.00
Tuškanac cinema, Thursday, October 21st at 18.00
Dokukino Croatia, Friday, October 22nd at 21.00
Tuškanac cinema, Sunday, October 24th at 15.00