Master Class with Serbian Filmmaker Želimir Žilnik 

  • On May 17, 2017, VSW hosted a Master Class on engaged filmmaking practices in politically challenging times, guided by  Želimir Žilnik a renowned documentary filmmaker whose work spans several decades, technologies and political and social movements. Moderated by Jurij Meden, Slovenian film critic and Programmer at the Dryden Theater, this workshop included an overview of Žilnik’s work, and a discussion of his unique strategies for confronting politically-charged subjects, navigating censorship and utilizing scarce resources to create truly independent media.

  • Still from Black Film (1971) by Želimir Žilnik

  • Still from Inventory (1975) by Želimir Žilnik

  • Želimir Žilnik Master Class at VSW