EDNA / ONE OF MANY (2019)

Macedonian title: Една

Showtimes:
October 20th, 2019 (Sunday) - 1:15 PM :: Great smalls, long shorts (total time - 1 hr 18 min )(Meze in the small party room)

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  • Genre: Animated short
  • Release Year: 2019
  • Duration: 11 minutes

  • Directed by: Vuk Mitevski
  • Screenplay by: Teona Strugar-Mitevska
  • Produced by: Labina Mitevska, Sebastien Delloy
  • Leading Roles: Teona Strugar Mitevska (voice)


Synopsis:

"Edna/One of Many" is an 11-minute animation that was inspired by the refugee crisis, where Macedonia as a transit country followed the river of human destinies. Basically "Edna" is a love story set in very unusual circumstances, told in a very abstract and poetic way. The animation is completely hand-drawn, and it took the author nearly three years to produce this magical animation, Sisters and Brother Mitevski Production said. The film is dedicated to a number of women activists who fought for these people’s basic human right, the right to be.

 

The film is a co-production with Belgium and supported by the North Macedonia Film Agency. Following on from previous success with the multi-award-winning animation "Alerik", this is Vuk Mitevski's fourth animated film.

 

Awards:

Jury award for Best European Short Film: Krakow International Film Festival
Nominee: European Film Academy



Director Information:
Vuk Mitevski

Biography:

Vuk Mitevski was born in Skopje, Macedonia. In 2005 he graduated from Bennington College, Vermont, specializing in sculpture, painting and set design and then lived in New York, where he had a solo exhibition of his monumental ‘Saints’ paintings at Gallery MC in 2006. He returned to Macedonia to work as set designer on feature films by Teona S. Mitevska through the company ‘Sisters and Brother Mitevski’. Animation is his grand challenge. His award-winning animated film "Alerik" was presented at more than 30 festivals around the world. In 2019 he finished the last drawing for Edna, a film which took two years to complete.