Morning Prayers
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    Morning Prayers

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    Bosnia & Herzegovina, Greece, Serbia

    2013

    18 min

    • Bosnian

    Drama, Short

    A boy and a girl meet in club's toilet. High on drugs, they walk the streets of Sarajevo aimlessly. They end up in an apartment, fooling around, making out. Until this careless atmosphere is interrupted by someone else’s presence.

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    Cast
    Ismir Gagula
    Hana Pasic
    Serafedin Redzepov
    Screenplay
    Katarina Stankovic
    Konstantina Kotzamani
    Cinematography
    Giorgos Karvelas
    Production
    OBALA ART CENTER

    Press

    An incredibly invigorating cinema exercise, Morning Prayers takes its characters and its viewers from the hazy underground of youth pursuits, where time seems infinitely elastic, to the instability of human existence, all the while cunningly playing with the same deck of cards.

    Georgiana Madin, FIPRESCI

    Katarina Stankovic

    Katarina Stankovic

    Serbia

    Katarina Stankovic comes from Belgrade, Serbia. After graduating with a BFA in Audiovisual Studies from the San Francisco Art Institute and Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam in 2005, she completed her postgraduate studies in Film at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne in 2011. The following year she attended a certificate course in film restoration at the George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film. She took part in Sarajevo Talent Campus 2012 and Short Film Station of the Berlinale Talent Campus 2013. She has directed several shorts and medium-length films including ZIMA which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and won several prizes at international festivals.

    Konstantina Kotzamani

    Konstantina Kotzamani

    Greece

    Films are the dreams we yearn for.

    Born in Komotini, Konstantina graduated from the Film Department of Fine Arts in Thessaloniki, Greece. Her short films premiered in major festivals including Cannes, Berlinale, Locarno and have received numerous international awards. Her short films WASHINGTONIA (2014) and LIMBO (2016) have been awarded as Best Short Film at the Hellenic Film Academy and nominated by the European Film Academy as Best Short of the Year. TITANIC OCEAN is her first feature film.

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