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The Long Road through Balkan History (film)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
12:00 AM
1636 International Institute, 1080 S. University

Films presented with English subtitles. All events are free and open to the public.

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Željko Mirkovic, director (58 min., 2010). It is a journey through the past, present and future… from Slovenia to Macedonia, via Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia. Travelling in a small red Yugo, the main protagonists are two writers, Miljenko Jergovic from Croatia and Marko Vidojkovic from Serbia. They share the driving in a Yugo, the ultimate symbol of their common past, and drive it from one end to the other of the road once known as the "Highway of Brotherhood and Unity." It is a journey through the past, present and future…from Slovenia to Macedonia, via Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia. Our two drivers aim to look at their common past, find out how history has set them apart, and above all stop to take to task those who can tell them how they got there… and where the highway of history is taking them next.