Special programme

 

President

Radoslav Zelenović, Director of the Yugoslav Film Archive


Members

Prof. Slobodan Naumović, PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

 

Ilija Cerović, editor of the Science and Education Programme at the Serbian Broadcasting Corporation

 

Dragana Stojković, Museum Counsellor at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade – Cultural Institution of National Significance

 

Suzana Antić, Museum Counsellor at the National Museum in Zaječar

 

Marko Stojanović, MA, Museum Counsellor at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade – Cultural Institution of National Significance

 

 

Festival Director

Mirjana Menković, PhD,  Director of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade – Cultural Institution of National Significance

 

Festival Board

President

Radoslav Zelenović, Director of the Yugoslav Film Archive


Members

Prof. Slobodan Naumović, PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade

Ilija Cerović, editor of the Science and Education Programme at the Serbian Broadcasting Corporation

Dragana Stojković, Museum Counsellor at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade – Cultural Institution of National Significance

Suzana Antić, Museum Counsellor at the National Museum in Zaječar

Marko Stojanović, MA, Museum Counsellor at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade – Cultural Institution of National Significance

 

Organization

Executive Director

Marko Stojanović
 

Festival secretary

Milica Obradović
 

Coordinators

Main programmes Milan Panić

Festival Plus  Nevena Boroja
 

Public Relations

Aleksandra Levnaić

Maša Peruničić
 

Festival website

Mirjana Kraguljac Ilić

Milica Ševkušić
 

Technical Staff and Projectionists

Dragan Mizdrak

Milorad Damnjanović

Sava Žarevac
 

Photographer

Ivana Masniković, MA

 

Dušica Živković (1955) – ethnologist/anthropologist, Museum Counsellor; she published numerous scholarly papers and publications (more than 100) and implemented more than 95 professional and international temporary and permanent exhibitions. As a Deputy Minister of Culture of Serbia, she managed and coordinated a series of activities aimed at implementing the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. At the same time, she participated in the work of the General Assembly and the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris and was involved in the activities of other international professional and expert associations (ICOM, ICROM, UNESCO, ICOM SEE). She was the first head of the National Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Serbia, the author of the film Saint George's Day in Serbia and expert consultant of the film Celebration of the Family Saint Patron's Day, both made for the purpose of the nomination for the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Dušica Živković is the author of the film Christmas for Little Vesna and a co-author of the film Prayer, the winner of the Grand Prix at the International Documentary Film Festival in Paris. For many years she has collaborated with boards and editors of the Radio Television of Serbia and the company's local studios, as well as with local televisions in Zaječar and Knjaževac, in making TV shows.

 

Ines Prica is a Principal Research Fellow and the director of the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb. She studied ethnology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, where she also acquired her Master’s Degree. She was employed at the Ethnographic Institute of SASA (1985–89). She acquired a PhD degree from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
Since
1989, she has been employed at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb. She was the leader of several research projects (Culture in Transition: Hybridity, Representations, Living Practices; Ethnography of Worldly Transition: Templates and Deviations; Post-Socialism and the Cultural Subject: Hybrid Practices of Cultural Mediation) and published numerous studies in the field of anthropological and cultural theory. She also lectures at the PhD programme of the Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology Department of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb.

As a member of the Organizing Committee of the 15th Performance Studies International Conference Misfiring, Misfitting, Misreading (2009), Ines Prica was the leader of the workshop Post-Socialism and Back and the co-author of the performance Ganga Party.
She is a co-author of the ethno-documentary Voices from Dalmatian Hinterland (with Jože Rehberger Ogrin) and the art-documentary Black Eyes (with Ivo Kuzmanić). She was a member of the jury of the Etnofilm Festival in Rovinj (2015, with Oliver Sertić).

 

Andrei Simic is currently a Professor of Anthropology and an Associate of the Centre for Visual Anthropology at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles. He received his PhD in socio-cultural anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. His academic interests include visual anthropology, popular culture, socio-cultural change in former Yugoslavia and Serbia, ethnicity and Euro-American immigrant society, and social gerontology. He is the author of over 100 publications. In 1991, he was elected a member of the Union of Serbian Writers. He has produced three ethnographic films, two of which deal with Serbian and East European immigrant culture in the US. He has also participated as an editorial and ethnographic consultant in the production of 22 other documentary films. His still photographs have appeared in numerous publications, as well as in several museum exhibits. Most recently, and in collaboration with his wife, Dr. Maria Budisavljevic Oparnica, he assembled an exhibit of archival and family photographs of Serbian immigrant life in America between 1893 and 1947 which was displayed at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade during the summer of 2010.

 

 

 

Ljiljana Gavrilović (1952) – PhD in ethnology/anthropology, an associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade and a research fellow at the Ethnographic Institute of SASA. She explores various aspects of contemporary popular culture, including photography and film; material and intangible heritage and their contextualization in contemporary Serbian society, as well as theoretical museology.

Between 1981 and 1999, she worked at the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Documentation Department. As a museum professional she advanced through all museum ranks, to the title of Museum Counsellor, and she took part in the organization and shaping of the early editions of International Festival of Ethnological Film. Ljiljana Gavrilović was also involved, as a researcher, in projects implemented by the Ethnographic Institute of SASA (1982–84), the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade (1982–87) and the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade (1983–89, and 1994–96), where she studied wedding customs and customary law with emphasis on family law and the status of women, social relations and social structure within local communities and their relationship with the global, contemporary society, as well as family relationships. The results of these studies have been published in scholarly and professional journals.

As Ljiljana Gavrilović also holds the title of a research fellow (since 2002), she took part and managed the following projects at the Ethnographic Institute of SASA: Modern Rural and Urban Culture – Lines of Development and Transformation and (since early 2006) Serbia between Traditionalism and Modernization – Ethnological and Anthropological Study of Cultural Change and Anthropological Research and Communication in Modern Serbia. She has published several monographs and numerous papers in relevant scholarly journals.

 

Miroslav–Bata Petrović (1949) – art historian involved in filmmaking since 1967, first as an amateur and since the 1980s as a professional. He is the author of about 120 short films of various lengths and genres, one feature-length experimental documentary and eight experimental and documentary feature-length video films, as well as medium-length documentary movies and serials. He has made several dozen shows on film for the Culture Channel, a Belgrade-based television channel. His movies are based on his own scripts and he has also been successfully involved in filming and editing his own films, as well as those made by other authors.

Miroslav–Bata Petrović is a member of the Association of Film Artists of Serbia; a permanent member of the Council Archive of alternative film of the Student's City Cultural Centre, at New Belgrade; a member of the editorial boards of the film magazines Filmograf (from 1976 to 1991) and Novi Filmograf (since 2006) and an associate member of Matica Srpska, Novi Sad (since 2012). As an amateur cinematographer, he was the Secretary of the Council for the Photo Cinema Association of Serbia (1974–76) and the Secretary of the Cinema Association of Yugoslavia (1977–78). In 2007, together with the Association of Film and Television workers of Vojvodina, he initiated and established the Vigil of the Soul Film Festival in Sremski Karlovci (history, culture, science, art and spirituality), and was immediately appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Festival, which position he still holds. In 2011, Petrović initiated and organized the First Review of Independent Off Movies in Serbia, at the so-called Serbian Hollywood (the village of Mutanj on Mount Rudnik). He is a member of the International Council of the Biennial Film Festival of Short-Length Films in Gornji Milanovac.

Along with screenplays, he has written other genres. His essays on film have been published in the journals Sineast, Filmograf, YU Film Danas, Filaž and other periodical or one-time publications.

 

Matija Munjiza Petrović – graduate film and TV cameraman who has gained an MA degree from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, director of photography. He has been involved in filmmaking since the age of ten, when he made his first film. As a student, he took part in the making of about twenty student films. He is the author of 14 films (documentaries, feature and experimental films). Matija Munjiza Petrović participated in many national and international festivals. He founded the school cinema Bioskop at the Ninth Grammar School in Belgrade. He is a member of the Association of Film Artists of Serbia.

 

Srđan Radović (1976) – PhD in ethnology/anthropology, a research fellow at the Ethnographic Institute of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Belgrade. He is the author of two books, several scholarly papers, a dozen critical reviews, book reviews and translations of scholarly works. He is also the editor of a thematic collection of papers. Srđan Radović participated in several scholarly symposia and conferences, both national and international, and has been a visiting lecturer at several academic and educational institutions and organizations. He is a member of the organizing committees of several conferences.

 

Nevena Boroja is a graduate student at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Department of Ethnology and Anthropology. She has worked as a theatre and television actress and has authored numerous educational television and radio programmes supported by the non-governmental sector. Beginning with 2011, she has been actively involved in the organization of the International Festival of Ethnological Film. Since 2012, she has been the founder and coordinator of the ID3min programme within the Festival.