The exhibition “Ivo Andric – writer or diplomat” has been opened in the Museum of Romanian Literature in Bucharest, prepared by the Belgrade City Museum. Film retrospective of Serbian director and writer Milos Radivojevic in the Croatian capital. The Belgrade Cultural Center completed preparations for the “Week of Finn film”.
Before the exhibition “Ivo Andric – writer or diplomat” was opened in the Museum of Romanian Literature in Bucharest, it was put on display in other European capitals, in which this Nobel Prize winner had served as a diplomat of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. The exhibition had its premiere in Vatican, as that is where Andric started his diplomatic career, which lasted until WWII. His service took him to Bucharest, where he stayed from 1921 to 1922, in the period when King Aleksandar Karadjordjevic came there for the engagement with Romanian princess Marioara Hoencolern. As a diplomat, our great writer had also been to Trieste, Graz, Marseilles, Paris, Madrid, Brussels, Geneva and Berlin. The exhibition about Andric as a diplomat and writer should soon be set in Madrid, Berlin and Marseilles.
The film retrospective of renowned Serbian director Milos Radivojevic is starting in Zagreb, with the screening of his latest work “How I was stolen by Germans”. The total of ten of his films will be shown in Croatia, and along with Radivojevic himself, another guest of this retrospective will be Svetozar Cvetkovic, the producer, as well as the complete cast of “How I was stolen by Germans”. The audience will also be able to see the films “Promising boy”, “Living like normal people”, “Neither Heaven nor Earth” and few more of Radivojevic’s works. The retrospective will last until May 5 in Zagreb, and will be replayed in Rijeka.
After the two-year hiatus, Belgrade is organizing another festival of the Finn film, to be held from April 25 to 29, in the hall of the Cultural Center. The week of the Finn film is prepared by the Finnish Embassy in Serbia, Finn Film Fund and the Belgrade Cultural Center. Visitors of this year’s festival will be able to see best works of the Finn cinematography and enjoy the realizations of Mika Kaurismakki, Arto Halonen, Sara Sarela and others. The festival fill feature nine films of later dates, two of which were shown at the Palic Film Festival, while others are Serbian premieres. In the world of cinematography, it is a well established fact that the Finn films are standing out in family and children’s films, which are regular award winners in various festivals.