As Far As I Can Walk
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    As Far As I Can Walk

    Directed by

    Serbia, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, France

    2021

    92 min

    • Serbian
    • French
    • Arabic

    Drama

    Siisi, nicknamed Strahinja, a 22-year-old Ghanaian refugee, is doing everything to integrate in Serbia. He volunteers for the Red Cross in the camp where he lives, looks for work, plays on the local football team... His biggest challenge, however, is to win back the woman he loves.

    Awards

    • Grand Prix ; Best actor – Ibrahim Koma ; Special jury mention for Jelena Stankovic's cinematography ; Ecumencial jury award ; Europa Cinemas label award - Karlovy Vary IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Stefan Arsenijevic
    Bojan Vuletic
    Nicolas Ducray
    Cinematography
    Jelena Stanković
    Sales
    SOUL FOOD FILMS
    Production
    LES FILMS FAUVES
    Production
    ART&POPCORN
    Production
    CHOUCHKOV BROTHERS LTD
    Production
    SURPRISE ALLEY
    Production
    ARTBOX PRODUCTION LITHUANIA

    Press

    Vividly crafted and performed...most affecting in its circuitous, open-ended irresolution — all too true to the refugee experience.

    Variety

    Stefan Arsenijevic

    Stefan Arsenijevic

    Serbia

    Born in Belgrade in 1977. Graduated Film and Television Directing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, where he now teaches film directing at the Master studies. For his short films, in particular (A)TORSION (2003), he won over 30 national and international awards, including Golden Bear at Berlinale, The European Film Award and Academy Award (Oscar) nomination for short live action film. He was part of an international omnibus (episode) film LOST AND FOUND (2005), a film project for which six young filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe have each developed a short film on the theme of "generation". Arsenijević directed an episode FABOLOUS VERA, while other have been directed by Christian Mungiu, Kornel Mundruczo, Jasmila Žbanić, Nadejda Koseva and Mait Laas. His first feature LOVE AND OTHER CRIMES(2008) premiered at Berlinale in 2008 and won several awards at the international festivals. Since 2015 also program manager of FIRST FILMS FIRST, Goethe Institute’s professional training program for Southeast European film directors.