The First Lady of Dubrava / Prva dama Dubrave
Barbara Vekarić, Croatia, 2011.
Directed by: Barbara Vekarić
Script: Barbara Vekarić
Producer: Ivana Grubišić Perišić, Marijana Martelock
Production company: Akademija dramske umjetnosti
Cinematography: Filip Tot
Editing: Sara Gregorić
Cast: Tena Pataky, Marija Piliškić, Asim Ugljen, Lana Barić, Slavica Knežević
Running time: 23'
Amra is a local rap singer and Dina is her little sister and an ever-present pain in the neck. Dina is asthmatic and often fakes asthma attacks in order to get what she wants. On the day when Amra is about to make a video clip for her song 'Girl from the Block', her parents take a trip to Bosnia and Amra is stuck with Dina.
Barbara Vekarić was born in Dubrovnik in 1987. She obtained her degree in Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Philosopy and Film and TV Directing from the Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is currently on her post-graduate studies of Feature Film at the ADU.She attended Berlinale Talent Campus 2011. She directed a few short films ('Adieu, N', 'Nina, molim te', 'Deda DJ' etc).
Location and screening schedule: TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Monday, October 17th at 23.00