Kino Šiška 10

  • Documentary TV Film
  • 72’
  • 2019
  • Slovenia

Kino Šiška, formerly a cinema with the biggest screen in the Balkan region, now a center for urban culture, celebrated 10 years since its repurpose in 2019. Showing the full complexity of its past and present activity, the documentary takes us from the time when the building still served its original purpose as a cinema – this was also a time of a chronic lack of venues for contemporary music, vis

Kino Šiška, formerly a cinema with the biggest screen in the Balkan region, now a center for urban culture, celebrated 10 years since its repurpose in 2019. Showing the full complexity of its past and present activity, the documentary takes us from the time when the building still served its original purpose as a cinema – this was also a time of a chronic lack of venues for contemporary music, visual, and performing arts; through the spell of insecurity for the local community when the cinema closed its doors; to the establishment of the central institution for urban creativity in Slovenia with the most advanced concert venue in this part of Europe.

Director Maja Pavlin
Director's statement

One of the biggest challenges in making this film was how to piece together the abundance of material – archival and new – into something coherent and interesting to watch, to show the complexity of t

One of the biggest challenges in making this film was how to piece together the abundance of material – archival and new – into something coherent and interesting to watch, to show the complexity of the Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture in a way comprehensible to those unfamiliar with the range and all the strands of the venue’s activity.

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Writing

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Direction

director

Production

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Cinematography

director of photography

Editing

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film editor
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production

production
(Dokumentarni program)
technical support
(snemanje zvoka)
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,77:1 // 16:9
Duration and length
72 minutes
Colour
Colour (s črno-belimi inserti)
Sound
stereo
Screening formats
digital file

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