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When the Day Had No Name Awarded with Cineuropa Prize in Italy

Film, Theater | April 10, 2017, Monday @ 14:54| 103 views

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The latest film When the Day Had No Name by Teona Strugar-Mitevska was awarded with the Cineuropa Prize at the recently held Lecce European Film Festival in Italy.

The prize is awarded in cooperation with the Cineuropa portal, the site dedicated to the European cinema and film professionals.

The prize is awarded in around ten festivals in Europe including festivals in Berlin, Cannes, Venice. It is given to a film having indisputable artistic qualities and consists of promotion on the Cineuropa site, including a special section dedicated to the film, which will appear on the home page, Mitevski production company said in a press release.

Three-member jury told that the prize is awarded to the film When the Day Had No Name which depicts the complex social problems of a young generation living on the margins of society, rejected by dysfunctional or lost families. The story tells the multi-layered society in transition, where nationalism and chauvinism are imposed as new values.

Film maker gives voice to new generations with great mastery which are stuck between old­fashioned values and western influences. Director takes us through spontaneous dialogues through the atmosphere of an ordinary provincial day that ends unexpectedly, jury said. Mitevski production company informs that film When the Day Had No Name will participate at the Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, which will be held from April 20-25 in Austria.


Tags: Macedonia, feature film, Teona Strugar-Mitevska, When The Day Had No Name

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