The festival is over

5th international student film festival “DukaFest” has concluded. Awarded are the following films:

Special Jury Award for the film – “PRVA DAMA DUBRAVR” (The first lady of Dubrava), director Barbara Vekarić, Academy of Art Zagreb (Croatia)

The award is given for outstanding directorial guidance of young actors and a bold and innovative approach to a contemporary family in the context of urban alienation.

Award for Best Director – “TANGO U TRI LIKA I TRI PROSTORA” (Tango in three figures and three spaces), directed by Strahinja Savić, FDU, Belgrade (Serbia)

The award recognizes creative approach to a topic given in advance and courageous director’s process in the construction and deconstruction of the story.

The award for Best Documentary – BLUE VIKING IN SARAJEVO, directed by Ado Hasanović, Sarajevo Film Academy (BH)

The award is given to a humane and positive attitude towards life which is reflected through relationship with the main character.

The award for the best feature film – “BOTEV JE IDIOT” (Botev is an idiot), director Deyan Bararev, New Bulgarin University (Bulgaria)

The award is given to an active and current national debate and unmasking of mythologization through an open experimental form realized in the frame.

We awarded a special recognition for lifetime achievement to our icon of Serbian cinema, a film theorist, film professor, quite simply a living legend Marko Babac who founded our Academy of Art, Department of Film and Television Directing, and who was a lecturer at the same and then was unjustly neglected. This is a man from whose textbooks we educate, whose examples and actions we follow and look up to and that’s why it was a great honor to welcome Professor and show what mean for us his character, work and opus.

We are very pleased by the way the festival has passed, and the impressions of jury and guests are excellent and we finally reached a level of which we are very proud.