Koliva (2017)

Macedonian title: КОЛИВО

Showtimes:
October 19th, 2019 (Saturday) - 1:15 PM :: Great smalls, long shorts (total time - 1 hr 9 min)
Sponsored by: James Repas

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  • Genre: Short film - Drama
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Duration: 24 minutes

  • Directed by: Andrej Ilievski Volkashin
  • Screenplay by: Andrej Ilievski Volkashin
  • Produced by: Elena Stanisheva
  • Leading Roles: Labina Mitevska, Joana Popvska, Simeon Damevski


Synopsis:

In a poor Macedonian village, overwhelmed by the daily duties of a typical housewife, Dana’s life revolves around her mother, husband and three children. On the day of the traditional pig slaughter, the arrival of her former lover Marko, to do the butcher’s job, draws her deeply buried secrets and fears back to the surface.

Screenings and Awards: 

Provinziale Filmfest Eberswalde (Germany)
Linz International Short Film Festival (Austria)
Regina International Film Festival (Canada)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca (Spain)
In the Palace – International Short Film Festival (Bulgaria)
Cinedays - Festival of European Film (Macedonia)
Golden Rose - Bulgarian Feature Film Festival (Bulgaria)
 



Director Information:
Andrej Ilievski Volkashin

Biography:

Andrej Ilievski Volkashin, director, was born in Shtip, Macedonia in 1985. He graduated in film directing at NATFA in Sofia, Bulgaria. His short documentary "Nothing in the Air", premiered at the Sofia International Film Festival. His graduation project "Kinder Surprise", was awarded the Audience Award at the SIFF. A medium length musical comedy "Shush... Sing to me" premiered at the Vilnius International Film Festival and is already enjoying a cult status in Bulgaria.