TODAY, you can attend two panel discussions.
The first one is:
Let's talk about: Life and death of film critics
Starting at 15h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex, you will get a chance to hear from Gerald Peary, director of the documentary For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism which had its Serbian premiere last night, director Srdjan Karanovic and Cinema City programme selctor, Dubravka Lakic.
Gerald Peary has been a much-published North American film critic for more than 25 years. His articles on film have been published in many newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune and in film periodicals around the world. He has been president of critics’ juries at many festivals and is also a member of the National Society of Film Critics and a university professor.
Srdjan Karanovic is our notable director, who directed and wrote over 70 films: features, documentaries and shorts. He is the professor of film directing at Belgrade and American universities. He is the author of Something in Between, Strawberries in Throat, Virdzina, A Film with No Name, Loving Glances and Besa.
The second panel discussion is:
Let's talk about: Dorota Kędzierzawska
Panel will be held from 16:00h to 17:00h at The End Café of Arena Cineplex. Participants are: Dorota Kędzierzawska, Arthur Reinhart, Veronjika Ćislovska, Srdjan Karanovic and Dubravka Lakic.
Dorota Kędzierzawska is the renowned Polish film author and novelist, this year’s winner of Ibis for her contribution to European cinematography. Her unique film vision mostly centers on the lives and experiences of the underprivileged children and women. She is a winner of various world recognitions, including Peace Film Award and Grand Prix at Berinale 2011 for her latest feature “Tomorrow Will Be Better”, which had its Serbian premiere at the Gala opening of the Festival.
Arthur Reinhart is one of Europe’s finest cinematographers and film editors. Many international film festivals recognized the quality of his workl and awarded him accordingly. Arthur Reinhart and Dorota Kędzierzawska have been cooperating since her 1994 film “Crows” and they’ve been working together ever since.