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Boris Poljak

Croatia

Biography

Boris Poljak (b. 1959) has worked as a professional cameraman and director of photography since 1991 and has been awarded at various domestic and international festivals for his work (over fifty short documentary and experimental films, three feature films and over two hundred commercials). He has directed five short films, three of which as co-author with Damir Cucic. He lives and works in Split.


Filmography:
AUTOFOCUS (2013, short documentary, 28’)
SKY SPIRITS (2010, short experimental, 6’)
LUCONOŠA / THE TORCHBEARER (2009, short experimental, 5 ́30 ̋)
SPLITSKI AKVAREL / THE SPLIT WATERCOLOUR (2009, short experimental documentary, 15 ́15 ̋)
ONKRAJ / BEYOND (2002, short experimental, 17’)

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Autofocus

Autofokus (Orig.) / 2013 / Croatia / 27 min

Every summer, St. Nicholas Church (12th century) draws large crowds of tourists. Situated in an untouched Arcadian landscape, on a picturesque hill and next to a lone tree, it is as if the site becomes a stage where various unusual events take place. Thus, the tourists, unaware of the proximity of the camera, become performers in a daily show.

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