May in Yugoslav Film Archive dedicated to Keitel, Delon, African-American filmmakers and Notre-Dame

Famous actor Harvey Keitel, the late film director Agnes Varda, a Bond actress from Serbia, Nadja Poderegin, Alain Delon, and African-American film will be all honoured by the Yugoslav Film Archive in May.

The Yugoslav Film Archive will screen Keitel’s films by May 6th with the last two films to be showcased being “From Dusk to Dawn” and “The Piano”.  This celebrated American actor will celebrate his 80th birthday on May 13th. He acted in over 150 films and TV series with the most famous being Ridley Scott’s “The Duellists”, Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs”, Abel Ferrara “The Evil Lieutenant” and Jane Campion’s “The Piano”.  

On 6th May, the Yugoslav Film Archive will also screen a James Bond film “From Russia with Love” (1963) which features the Serbian actress, Nadja Poderegin in one of the main roles. The Film Archive will also screen two other Poderegin’s films – “Kuća na obali” (1954) directed by Boško Kosanovića and “Ešalon doktora M” (1955) directed by Žika Mitrovića,

Screenings on May 7th and 8th are dedicated to films directed by African-American film directors or with African-American actors in the lead roles. The following films will be shown – Spike Lee’s “She’s Gotta Have it”, John Singleton’s “Boyz ‘n’ the Hood” and “Django Unchained” with Jamie Foxx in the main role.

To commemorate the recent devastating fire on the Notre-Dame Church in Paris, the Yugoslav Film Archive will show related films on May 7th –  “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame” (1956) with Gina Lollobrigida in the main role and “An American in Paris” (1951) directed by Vincent Minelli.

The ten films that will be screened from May 24th to 28th will all feature the legendary French actor, Alain Delon.

(Blic, 03.05.2019)


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