Archive Cinema City 2013.

Tito Among the Serbs for the Second Time

Tito po drugi put među Srbima

Country: Yugoslavia
Year: 1994
Duration: 43 min

Director: Zelimir Zilnik
Scenario: Zelimir Zilnik

Cast: Dragoljub Ljubicic, Milan Pavlovic

Programme selection: Respect to Zelimir Zilnik


Belgrade 1994, a man in Marshal Tito’s original uniform appears in different parts of the city. Instantly, groups of people flock around him and get involved in passionate discussions. Almost all of them accept to play the game, complain about the old times in Yugoslavia and blame Tito for everything.

Zelimir Zilnik (born 1942, based in Novi Sad, Serbia)

From the late 60s, his socially engaged films and documentaries in former Yugoslavia earned him critical accolades but also censorship in the 70s for his unflinching criticism of the government apparatus.

Low budget filmmaking and challenging political themes mark Zilnik’s prolific career that includes over 50 feature and documentary films and shorts.