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Aleksandar Manic

Serbia

Biography

Aleksandar Manic was born in 1966 in Yugoslavia (now Serbia) and has been a successful documentary film maker, writer producer and director for over fifteen years.

Aleksandar moved with his parents to Germany at a young age and studied at the Philosophy Faculty at the University if Cologne before changing direction and studying Film Directing.

Aleksandar is a graduate (summa cum laude) of the prestigious FAMU Film Academy in Prague and has made films for both cinema and television.

His films large focus on his country of birth, former Yugoslavia.


Filmography:
Shooting Days: Emir Kusturica Directs Underground (73', Czech Republic, 1996)
The Walls of Kosovo (60', Czech Republic, 1998)
The Orphans of Enver Hoxha (21', Czech Republic, 1999)
The Shutka Book of Records (78', Czech Republic, 2005)

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Shutka Book of Records

Shutka Book of Records (Orig.) / 2005 / Czech Republic / 78 min

Shutka is the largest Roma settlement in the Balkans. At least according to the words of a young local fisherman...

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