Original title: Oaza
Writer/director: Ivan Ikić
Producers: Milan Stojanović, Marija Stojanović
Co-producers: Derk-Jan Warrink, Koji NIelsen, Miha Cernec, Jozko Rutar, Amra Baksic Camo, Adis Djapo, Antoine Simkine
In co-operation with: Kepler Film (NL), Tramal Films (SI), SCCA/Pro.ba (BH), Les Films d’Antoine (FR)
Awards: Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film, Giornate degli Autori, Venice / Best Actors (Marijana Novakov, Tijana Marković, Valentino Zenuni), Cottbus Film Festival / Best Film in the Main Competition Programme, ‘’Nebojša Đukelić’’ Award for the Best Regional Film, FEST International Film Festival Belgrade / Best Film, Zagreb Film Festival / Best Director, Pingyao Film Festival / Best SEE Film, CinEdays Skopje / Special Mention, Sofia Film Festival / Special Mention, El Gouna Film Festival
About the director:
Ivan Ikić (born in 1982, Belgrade, Yugoslavia) studied film and television directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts within the University of Arts in Belgrade. He attended both the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Berlinale Dox Clinic in 2008. He has made several short films and documentaries, including the documentary road movie Tarot Serbia! (Tarot Srbija! 2010). Barbarians (Varvari, 2014) his feature film debut won Special Jury Prize in East of the West program at Karlovy Vary Film Festival and was screened and awarded at numerous film festivals.