How I Learned to Fly

Feature film, in pre-production

A seemingly boring vacation with two old ladies turns into a life changing experience for 12 year old Sofia as she kisses a boy, reunites with estranged family and faces mortality on an idyllic island in the Mediterranean.

Director: Radivoje Andrić

Writer: Ljubica Luković

Producers: Maja Popović, Milan Stojanović

Based on the book by Jasminka Petrović

Original title: Leto kada sam naučila da letim

Genre: Youth, Family

Developed through Film Teep / Warsaw Kids Film Fourm / Cinekid Junior Co-production Market / Financing Forum for Kids Content / Sofia Meetings

Supported by

Film Center Serbia, Croatian Audiovisual Center, Bulgarian Film Center, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, Eurimages, Creative Europe MEDIA, SEE Cinema Network

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About the director

Radivoje Andric’s films gained great popularity with the regional audience and achieved cult status. He is one of the rare directors who’s work has been acclaimed by the critics, numerous international festivals and wide audience. His first feature THREE PALMS FOR THREE PUNKS AND A BABE (1998) had a regional audience of 280.000 while his second feature DUDES! (2001) was a positive example of a low-budget youth film that exceeded all expectations and was seen in the region by more than 570.000 admissions in cinemas. His third feature WHEN I GROW UP; I’LL BE A KANGAROO was also a box-office hit that was awarded at Thessaloniki IFF and Motovun IFF. He is the author of the children’s book HOW TO MAKE A FILM, published in Indonesia, China and Poland.