Hotel Jugoslavija

Direction
Year 
2017
Country
  • Switzerland 
Runtime
78min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Erected in Novi Belgrade in 1969, the Hotel Jugoslavija was a mythical place. It was both a symbol and a witness to the different moments that shaped former Yugoslavia: From Tito to Milosevic; from Socialism to Nationalism; from NATO’s bombings to corrupted economic liberalism. Today, it is still haunting Belgrade landscape, as a reflection of a Serbian society in search of new milestones. With this journey through the times and spaces of the building, the director – of Yugoslavian origin by his mother but born and raised in Switzerland – explores both a collective unconscious and a part of his own identity.

Details

  • Original Title
    Hotel Jugoslavija
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Nicolas Wagnières
  • Cinematography
    Denis Jutzeler, Benoît Peverelli
  • Editing
    Damián Plandolit
  • Music
    Filippo Gonteri
  • Sound
    Masaki Hatsui
  • Runtime
    78 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2017
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Format
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • Sao Paulo Mostra 2017
    • 68th International Filmfestival Berlin Panorama Dokumente 2018
    • Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival 2018
    • Taiwan International Documentary Festival 2018
    • Beldocs 2018
    • Subversive Film Festival 2018, Zagreb
  • Awards
    • The Best Documentary at Subversive Film Festival 2018, Zagreb

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