Dane KOMLJEN (1986, Yugoslavia) was educated in Film Directing in Belgrade. After his studies, he made a video installation in Serbia and short films in Bosnia and Croatia. At Le Fresnoy in France, he learned about contemporary art during his Master's study. Komljen's Our Body was selected for the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films in 2015 and then nominated for the European Film Awards by IFFR. After co-directing All Still Orbit (2016, also in competition at IFFR), he returns to Rotterdam with his first feature-length film All the Cities of the North (2016).
Dane Komljen at IFFR
I Already Am Everything I Want to Have
Film student Komljen won a prize for exceptional talent at Cinefondation in Cannes for this idiosyncratic work on a seemingly rudderless generation.
Naturally shot, slow fiction sticks close to a young man selling his vegetables at the market in the city and contacting a friend from his youth.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Filmmaker wishes to give personal meaning to the worn-out terms friendship, brotherhood and manliness. What do you keep to yourself; what do you share?
Modernism's breath of fresh air is no more than a spirit from the recent past in the declining world of Our Body. Can it be re-awakened with a purification ritual?
All Still Orbit
A breathtaking quest for the dream the imposing city of Brasilia was based on, a marked contrast with the chaos of the adjacent construction workers' village.
All the Cities of the North
Highly anticipated first feature of film artist Dane Komljen, about two men who live together harmoniously in an abandoned bungalow park. When a third party arrives, they must find a new balance. Essayist fiction and architectural quest for the fragility of human relationships, told via construction projects, landscapes and archive footage.