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Dana Budisavljević



Dana Budisavljević was born in 1975 in Zagreb, Croatia. Graduated from Academy of Drama Arts, Department of Film and TV Editing. Worked as editor, director and producer of creative documentary films and TV series. She is co-founder of ZagrebDox Documentary Film Festival, lounched in 2005. In 2006, Dana founded Hulahop Film and Art Production together with a colleague Olinka Vištica.


Diana’s List (in production)
Family Meals , 2012, documentary (director and co-editor)
Changing the World , 2007-2011, television documentary series (producer of series and director of several episodes)
Great Shipwrecks of the Adriatic Sea , 2006-2007 (co-author)
Straight A´s,2005, documentary (director and screenwriter)
Years of Rust, 1999 (editor and co-screenwriter)


Family Meals

Nije ti zivot pjesma Havaja (Orig.) / 2012 / Croatia / 49 min

'Family Meals' is a documentary film portraying the need for acceptance by our loved ones through the ritual of family meals taking place in the charming and somewhat eccentric family of the director, Dana Budisavljević.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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