Mila Turajlic

Mila Turajlic is a documentary filmmaker born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, best known for her documentary Cinema Komunisto, which premiered at IDFA and the Tribeca Film Festival, and went on to win 16 awards including the Gold Hugo at the Chicago Int’l Film Festival in 2011, and the FOCAL Award for Creative Use of Archival Footage. Cinema Komunisto was released theatrically in France, UK, Italy and the former Yugoslavia and broadcast on SVT, YLE, Sky Arts and other European channels. It has also become part of the teaching curriculum at a number of US universities. Mila’s second film The Other Side of Everything premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival, and was co-produced with HBO Europe and ARTE/WDR and supported by CNC-Cinémas du Monde and EURIMAGES. Mila is an alum of EURODOC and teaches workshops on filmmaking at Archidoc (La Fémis) and Balkan Documentary Workshop. She produces the “Magnificent 7 Festival” of European Feature Documentary Film in Belgrade since it’s creation in 2005, and is a founding member and first president of DOKSerbia. Mila is a graduate of the London School of Economics and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Westminster. She is currently in production on a documentary film about the cameraman of President Tito who filmed the birth of the Non-Aligned Movement.

October 21, 2017
Accessing the Archive
The Loft at 600 F
11:00 am  -  12:30 pm
October 22, 2017
Screening: The Other Side of Everything
Naval Heritage Center
4:00 pm