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‘Balkan Spirit’ by Hermann Vaske | 2013 | Deutsch | Feat. Slavoj Žižek | Documentary Film


Filmmaker Hermann Vaske and philosopher Slavoj Žižek take us along a rollercoaster ride through the creative world of the Balkans. “Balkan Spirit” is an exploration of the various facets of creativity: cultural, philosophical, political and artistic. Featuring world-renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic and actress Angelina Jolie, who chose the Balkan theme for her directorial debut. Musicians like Baba Zula, Goran Bregović and the Boban i Marko Marković Orchestra. YouTube artist Jelena Petosevic and legendary filmmakers like Dušan Makavejev. Directors as diverse as Jasmila Žbanić and Emir Kusturica. And scientists like Croatian astronomer Korado Korlević. Finally, representing young creatives we talked to artists like Flaka Haliti and Želimir Barić, as well as young directors like Eleni Angelopoulos and Maša Nešković.