Aleksandar Manic (Serbia)

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.


  • 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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