Wake Up Films

When Pigs Come

Written and directed by
Biljana Tutorov
Produced by
Wake Up Films (Serbia), Kinematograf (Croatia), HRT-Croatian Television (Croatia), Al Jazeera Balkans (BiH)
Running time
72'
Status
Completed

Dragoslava has four TV sets, three grandchildren, two best friends, and a husband with whom she fights over a remote control. She keeps her private archive of memories of all major events in recent political history of five countries in which she has lived, without ever moving from her apartment. She is a trained poll monitor, passionate about her right to participate in political life, but more and more desperate as another early elections approach.

Cargo

Written and directed by
Biljana Tutorov
Produced by
Wake Up Films (Serbia)
Running time
72'
Status
In postproduction

Darko Rundek, one of the greatest contemporary poets and musicians of ex-Yugoslavia, is searching for an ultimate song to express his quest of freedom. From his home in Paris, across Europe and Balkans to the intimacy of a remote Adriatic island where he now returns to live, we embark on a spiritual journey through music and songwriting.

The Lost Dream Team

Written and directed by
Jure Pavlović
Produced by
Wake up films (Serbia), Sekvenca (Croatia), Staragara (Slovenia)
Running time
75/52'
Status
In production, to be completed in January 2019

The story about the Yugoslav national basketball team who won the gold medal, stood at the podium and watched the raising of the flag – all for the glory of a country that ceased to exist three days before. It is a psychological study of the players, the trials of their comradeship and the aftermath it had on their lives and careers.

Tusta

Written and directed by
Andrej Korovljev
Produced by
Factum (Croatia), Wake Up Films (Serbia)
Running time
80'
Status
Post-production, to be completed in December 2017

A music biopic about the singer of KUD Idijoti, the legendary punk rock band from Pula - Branko Črnac Tusta. Tusta’s strong and uncompromising anti-fascist attitude and his background of a true “working class hero” from the Balkans are the guiding principles of this film which deals with the connection between music, punk rock and politics.

Aunts

Written and directed by
Šejla Kamerić (BIH and GER), Mirjana Karanović (SRB), Kim Longinotto (UK), Andrea Štaka (CH) and TBC
Produced by
Wake Up Films (Serbia)
Running time
120'
Status
Preproduction

Gathered together in a challenging exploration of intergenerational exchanges between women, up to ten acclaimed authoresses from around the world question the broader issue of feminine existence through personal stories. The AUNTS project is an investigation into contemporary womanhood and the forms it takes, with a strong focus on conveying of a certain sort of the emotional knowledge from one generation to another.