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Pretty Dyana

Lijepa Dyana, Serbia, 2003, 45 min, Beta SP, Arts and Culture, Society
An intimate look at Gypsy refugees in a Belgrade suburb who make a living by transforming Citroën’s classic 2cv and Dyana cars into Mad Max-like recycling vehicles, which they use to collect cardboard, bottles and scrap metal. These modern horses are much more efficient than the cart-pushing competition, but even more important -- they also mean freedom, hope and style for their crafty owners.
Boris Mitić
Director of photography:
Boris Mitić
Boris Mitić
Boris Mitić
Adem Smajli
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East Silver 2004 East Silver Caravan
Audience award - RomaDocFest 2003, Roma, Italy
DSFF 2003, Belgrade, Serbia
Documenta 2004, Madrid, Spain
Pula Film Festival 2003, Pula, Croatia
Human rights award - Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Europe in motion, Berlin, Germany
Best documentary - goEast Film Festival 2005, Wiesbaden, Germany
Best documentary - Dokufest 2004, Prizren, Kosovo
Best Documentary Film - MEDIAWAVE festival 2005, Gyor, Hungary
UNICEF prize - Cronograf Doc Festival 2005, Chisinau, Moldavia
Best central & eastern european documentary - Astra Film Fest 2004, Sibiu, Romania
“First Appearance” competition - IDFA 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Best social documentary - San Gio Festival, Verona, Italy

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