The Return

The Return 1979

This movie is based on the real events that happened in small Dalmatian town in 1942. Despite the ongoing WW2, most of the people were just minding their own business. But everything changes when police arrests the group of youths under suspicion of being resistance sympathizers. Outraged townsfolk organize the siege of police station.

Girl from the Mountains

Girl from the Mountains 1972

The relationship between a boy and a girl shortly after the start of the war and the arrival of the Germans. He goes to Chetniks, and there he disappears without a trace, and she ,after much torture and solitude, begins to search for him not thinking in those moments of what the horrors of war can bring.

B-25 One Helluva Bomber

B-25 One Helluva Bomber 1994

A special tribute to the immortal B-25 bomber. Features an assemblage of outstanding aerial footage through air strikes against the Afrika Korps, the Italian campaign, Burma, and the famed Doolittle-Tokyo raid.

Selvajara

Selvajara

A chronicle of a bloody war that pitted the inhabitants of the hamlet of Canudos, led by their prophet, against the army of the young Brazilian Republic in 1897.

I Wish I Were a Pigeon

I Wish I Were a Pigeon 1990

The story of German minority members who, after escaping from Wehrmacht, form a partisan unit named "Ernst Thalmann" in eastern Croatia. The focus is a family whose members fight on different sides of the barricade.

Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival 1993

Short documentary about the Sarajevo Film Festival. Sarajevo in the twentieth month of its besiegement. The situation is critical but the city chooses to organise an international film festival. Dutch filmmakers Johan van der Keuken and Frank Vellenga present Van der Keuken's documentaries Face Value and Brass Unbound there and one of the festival organisers asks a festival visitor: `What is the significance of film in war? In Sarajevo Film Festival Film, a reflection on film, war and daily life, fictional images are juxtaposed in a disconcerting way with the gruesome reality of the lives of the festival visitors. (netherlands film commission)

Bloody Land

Bloody Land 1976

Film set in three different times. In the beginning, Miti is killed while defending his land. Then, the film focuses on his son Gjergji who fights against the Italian forces. In the end, the land is redistributed by the agrarian reform.

The Small Unit

The Small Unit 1979

Based on the true story of the Vig heroes, about 5 soldier friends who get executed by the Nazis in the north of Albania.

The Outlaw

The Outlaw 1980

After WWI, two friends, awarded officers return to their lives in peacetime. One of them becomes a commander of the gendarme's, while the other gets into conflict with the authorities and gets imprisoned, but escapes soon. A former hero becomes an outlaw hunted by the police.