XX. Message to Man, Saint Petersburg, Russia
July 15 – 22, 2010
Message to Man is an international film festival focused not only on documentary films, but also on short and animated films. Also other films, which can be found also in East Silver catalogue, were included into programme, such as new Caravan title David Wants to Fly by german director David Sieveking or the most successful film in this year's East Silver Caravan, Arsy-Versy by young Slovakian director Miro Remo.
For additional information please visit festival website.
The Belgrade Phantom | Beogradski fantom | Jovan B. Todorović
Serbia, Bulgaria, Hungary | 2009 | 80 min
Belgrade, the capital of the Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia, August 1979: President Tito is on his last diplomatic journey, taking part in the world Summit of The Non-Aligned Movement in Havana, Cuba. Using a stolen Porsche, a mysterious man creates chaos by driving it around the central city square for ten nights. He even publicly challenges the police via popular radio station. The chase becomes more and more spectacular. But, Tito is coming back... The government is making great pressure on the police. The Phantom in the white Porsche has to be removed from the streets of Belgrade. "Fast and Furious" of the Socialist era at the end of the 70's and one of the most successful films of the Serbian cinema in the past 10 years.