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Annual celebration of the best in contemporary Serbian cinema

Chicago Serbian FilmFest is an annual celebration of the best in contemporary Serbian cinema. Over the course of three nights, we present carefully selected Serbian movies, which have won over festival audiences around the world. In attendance are guest actors and filmmakers who, after the screenings, engage in Q&A sessions with the audience. Join us this year, so our festival can continue to grow and attract a loyal following.

Chicago Serbian FilmFest Society is a not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to present Serbian cultural creativity and through visual arts enrich Chicago's cultural diversity.

Chicago Serbian FilmFest depends on your support. Please help us continue to bring the best Serbian films and filmmakers to Chicago. Donations of any size are very much appreciated.

Chicago Serbian Film Festival 2015 Committee and Serbian Mirror in collaboration with:
Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Directorate for Diaspora
Embassy of Republic of Serbia in Washington DC
The Office of Republic Srpska in Washington DC
Consulate General of The Republic of Serbia in Chicago

SponzorSponzorRepublika Srpska
Radmila Milentijevic
Cargo Network Solutions

City Fresh Terraneo Merchants Vinarija Zvonko Bogdan Miona Estates


Sveta Gora French Twist Tvrdos Lazic Harczak

Srpska Narodna Odbrana Innovative Dermatology Imperial Construction Aura Daily SPA

Dan Shomon Inc Tuscano's Branko Construction

Progress Porcelain Dental Laboratory Advokat Milosevic Affordable Welding

Imperial Eagle Express Royal Crown Logistics Cheetah Trucking Inc KING'S WAY Express Inc

Radio Beograd Chicagodesavanja Radio Karavan Srpski Radio Chicago Radio Avala Radio Romski Dukat


All films are subtitled in English.
Films are unrated. Viewer discretion advised.
Screenings will start promptly at the stated times.
Program and schedule subject to change.

Bicemo prvaci sveta

No One's Child

Nicije Dete

At late eighties, a boy has been found in mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Nobody found out how he came in wild, nor if animals fed and raised him.

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In a small Serbian enclave in Kosovo lives ten-year-old Nenad together with his father Vojislav and his sick grandfather Milutin. Besides them, the Serbian Orthodox priest Drazha and a 30-year teacher are the only Serbs for miles around. Every day, Nenad is taken by a KFOR military vehicle from his father's farm to school, where he is now the only student. His great desire to play with other children seems unattainable. Again and again, he sees two Albanian boys his age through the slots of the armored vehicle and the 13- year-old shepherd boy Bashkim, who lost his father in the war and hates the Serbs.

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This is the story about Todor, hardworking and ambitious student. He lives with his mother in very modest life. But, in a strange way, seemingly by accident, Visnja appears, desperate, pregnant girl who needs help and protection.

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Bicemo prvaci sveta

For King and Homeland

Za kralja i otadzbinu

The film is picturing the faith of the old Serbian warrior Milisav Janjic, who fought against the German occupation in the Second World War as a member of the "Ravnogorski pokret". The storyline narrates his memories of the past and the war events in the spring of 1941 interwoven with the contemporary moments, the author features the attack of fascist Germany, the April war and the fall of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the misfortune placed upon the Serbian people, loss of freedom, birth of the freedom movement in Serbia and one Serbian soldier, who after 70 years of expatriation in America returns to his homeland.

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Bez Stepenika


Bez Stepenika

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Bicemo prvaci sveta

We Will Be the World Champions

Bićemo prvaci sveta

The story about the founders of the famous "Yugoslav Basketball School" and the first gold medal at the Championships in Ljubljana in 1970, is based on real events and is dedicated to personalities who have contributed to the emergence and development of basketball in their country.

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Bicemo prvaci sveta

While They Were Flying to the Moon

Dok su oni leteli na Mesec

Belgrade/Yugoslavia, July 20, 1969, the day when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon. The city is deserted; everybody hypnotically watches TV transmission, except he and she, who are overwhelmed by mutual rapprochement.

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4. December, 2015

Opening Ceremony

Za kralja i otadzbinu
(For King and Homeland)

Q&A: Radoš Bajić

Ničije Dete
(No One's Child)

Q&A: Vuk Ršumović


5. December, 2015

Bez Stepenika


Q&A: Goran Radovanović


6. December, 2015

Bićemo prvaci sveta
(We Will Be the World Champions)

Dok Su Oni Leteli Na Mesec
(While They Were Flying to the Moon)


Closing Ceremony
Dukati & Biseri Folklore Ensemble


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