Future Is Here 2019


Thursday, November 7, 2019.

14.10h


My Friends (doc.)

r. Gentrit Kastrati / Kosovo*, 2019, 6’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
My Friends is a short narration about the life of a teenager, a bullying victim in Kosova*. He juxtaposes his classmates to other friends he has met in social networks.

Director’s bio
Gentrit Kastrati was born in 2002, in Prishtina, Kosova*. He finished elementary school in Prizren and currently he is a senior at the social-linguistic Gymnasium “Remzi Ademaj”. After high school, he thinks to study filmmaking.

 

Everything is still here, but it’s not the same as it used to be (doc.)

r. Iva Milojković / Srbija, 2019, 9’
Jezik: srpski
Titl: engleski
Produkcija / distribucija: Free Zone Filmmaker School

Synopsis
Two friends are remembering their childhood. Walking through the places where they spent most of their time as children, they guide us through characters and stories they designed while they were little, opening for all of us the magical doors to the world of imagination.

Director’s bio
Iva Milojkovic was born in 2003 in Belgrade. She finished elementary school and enrolled the School of Design in Belgrade. This year she finished her second grade at the arts technician department. Her first film experience was in 2013 in the film Divan dan za bananaribe directed by Stefan Malesevic, where she played the role of the girl named Sanja. In 2015. she filmed her first short film Moli and in 2018 she is assisted in directing department and was also the clapper board operator for the film Mamonga also directed by Stefan Malesevic. Everything is still here, but it’s not the same as it used to be is her first documentary film.

Blinera In The Web (doc.)

r. Laberion Nitaj / Kosovo*, 2019, 8’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
Blinera, a 17 years old girl tells about her everyday vicissitudes of posting into Instagram. The network is nothing but magic for her, it is already becoming defiant.

Director’s bio
Laberion Nitaj has graduated from “Cambridge High School” in Peja. For him, filmmaking is the most sophisticated way of communication. This is his first experience with film. There are many beautiful things to come and yet much to see.

The Longest Summer (doc.)

r. Gentiana Gashi / Kosovo*, 2019, 8’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
The Longest Summer is a short documentary about the daily routine of two teenagers on summer vacation after they finished high school.

Director’s bio
Gentiana Gashi is a student, born and raised in Prizren, Kosovo*. She graduated from high school this year in the field of Internal Medicine. Filmmaking is her passion, and this is her first experience in filmmaking.


Friday, November 8, 2019.

14.10h


I (doc.)

r. Rron Bekteshi, Ermal Boşnak / Kosovo*, 2019, 3’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
The fear of seeing reality when they look is keeping everyone far away from the harsh truth of their programmed life. They didn’t have a say in the reality they live in but they chose to close their eyes.

Director’s bio
Rron Bekteshi, born on February 13th, 2001 in Prizren, Kosovo*. Graduated from High School in 2019, he was the president and representative of Prizren’s students for Kosovar Youth Council (KYC). As an art lover, he experimented in many fields of art, but this is his first project as a filmmaker.
Ermal Boşnak is an activist and human rights advocate born and raised in Prishtina, Kosovo*. He graduated from high school this year in the field of Social-Linguistics. This is his first experience in filmmaking.

Without a Brother (doc.)

r. Alba Demiri, Genta Sefa / Kosovo*, 2019, 10’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
Four women, one story. Told throughout Kosovo*. The burden of being a girl, in families without boys. Full of anxiety, prejudice and courage. Pa vlla! A film overcoming gender stereotype!

Director’s bio
Alba Demiri was born in 2002 in Ferizaj, Kosovo*. She is a student of the “Arbër’s Assembly” Gymnasium in Ferizaj. She has also attended the lower piano music school. Alba is a civil society activist and debater of the BP format. She has a passion for art, especially film.
Genta Sefa, born in 2001 in Pristina, lives in Ferizaj. She graduated from the “Arbër’s Assembly” Gymnasium and is expected to continue his studies in Bulgaria at American University. Genta was distinguished at the violin school, as a debater in the BP format, and participated in volunteer activities. She has contributed to the organization of the FER Film Festival in Ferizaj, based on her passion for film.

Yaaas Queen! (doc.)

r. Petar Lakić, Isidora Lazić, Jovan Pjević / Srbija, 2019, 14’
Jezik: srpski
Titl: engleski
Produkcija / distribucija: Free Zone Filmmaker School

Synopsis
Wild night and the day after in a life of an extraordinary drag queen.

Director’s bio
Petar Lakic was born in 2000 in Smederevo), but since he was born he lives in Kovin. He just graduated from high school “Branko Radicevic”. At an early age, he showed a curiosity and talent for various forms of art, especially film and theatre. Petar is a member of amateur theatre in his city.

Isidora Lazic was born in 2000. She graduated from Third Belgrade Gymnasium – Bilingual French Department. She just got accepted at Sorbonne University – Paris, Philosophy Department. She is interested in languages, social sciences, youth politics, diplomacy and various forms of art.

Jovan Pjevic was born in 2001 in Belgrade. He is now the fourth grade of “Sveti Sava” Gymnasium in Belgrade. The film has always been at the center of his interests. One of his favorite things to do in his free time is to volunteer.

 

The Happy Man (doc.)

r. Gresa Dida / Kosovo*, 2019, 9’
Jezik: albanski
Titl: srpski
Produkcija / distribucija: DokuFest

Synopsis
Small body, great stories, huge heart. Join us, as we unveil the charismatic persona of Mr. Afrim. An Arnold Schwarzenegger admirer, football lover and passionate actor.

Director’s bio
Gresa Dida was born in 2001 in Prizren, Kosovo*. Currently, she’s a senior at Gymnasium “Gjon Buzuku”. She loves learning new things, cinematography and traveling.


Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

14.30h


Your Other Name (doc.)

r. Milica Živančević / Srbija, 2019, 9’
Jezik: srpski
Titl: engleski
Produkcija / distribucija: Free Zone Filmmaker School

Synopsis
Documentary Your other name is a unique letter to reality, art, love and time. The author takes us through the landscapes that represent only the outline of the thoughts about the flow of time, showing us that life is a struggle in which we always strive to catch „the moment“.

Director’s bio
Milica Zivancevic was born in 2001 in small town Vojka (Serbia). She finished primary school “Milan Hadzic” in her hometown, and this year she graduated at the Ninth Belgrade Gymnasium “Mihailo Petrovic Alas”. She is passionate about film, especially film editing. Documentary short Your Other Name is her first film.

Everything is still here, but it’s not the same as it used to be (doc.)

r. Iva Milojković / Srbija, 2019, 9’
Jezik: srpski
Titl: engleski
Produkcija / distribucija: Free Zone Filmmaker School

Synopsis
Two friends are remembering their childhood. Walking through the places where they spent most of their time as children, they guide us through characters and stories they designed while they were little, opening for all of us the magical doors to the world of imagination.

Director’s bio
Iva Milojkovic was born in 2003 in Belgrade. She finished elementary school and enrolled the School of Design in Belgrade. This year she finished her second grade at the arts technician department. Her first film experience was in 2013 in the film Divan dan za bananaribe directed by Stefan Malesevic, where she played the role of the girl named Sanja. In 2015. she filmed her first short film Moli and in 2018 she is assisted in directing department and was also the clapper board operator for the film Mamonga also directed by Stefan Malesevic. Everything is still here, but it’s not the same as it used to be is her first documentary film.

Yaaas Queen! (doc.)

r. Petar Lakić, Isidora Lazić, Jovan Pjević / Srbija, 2019, 14’
Jezik: srpski
Titl: engleski
Produkcija / distribucija: Free Zone Filmmaker School

Synopsis
Wild night and the day after in a life of an extraordinary drag queen.

Director’s bio
Petar Lakic was born in 2000 in Smederevo), but since he was born he lives in Kovin. He just graduated from high school “Branko Radicevic”. At an early age, he showed a curiosity and talent for various forms of art, especially film and theatre. Petar is a member of amateur theatre in his city.

Isidora Lazic was born in 2000. She graduated from Third Belgrade Gymnasium – Bilingual French Department. She just got accepted at Sorbonne University – Paris, Philosophy Department. She is interested in languages, social sciences, youth politics, diplomacy and various forms of art.

Jovan Pjevic was born in 2001 in Belgrade. He is now the fourth grade of “Sveti Sava” Gymnasium in Belgrade. The film has always been at the center of his interests. One of his favorite things to do in his free time is to volunteer.