79min, Serbia, 2022


Screenplay: Tea Lukač

Cinematography: Sara Preradovic

Editor: Tea Lukac, Natasa Pantic

Producer: Andrijana Sofranić Šućur

Production Company: Mamonga


Sitting in the back of a moving car, different passengers go on the road on the edge of a vast forest. They carry tales about hornet's nests, petitions against nuclear waste, loneliness, carnival treats, folklore traditions, cemetery visits and roads leading home. The forest, serene in the sun, mysterious in the fog and wild on the river, frames the seven stories as they pass by. Containing elements of documentary, ethnography and fiction, Roots is a strangely wondrous and often exhilarating film.


Roots (2022), Belonging (2020)

Festivals and Awards:
East of the West selection, Karlovy Vary IFF, Czech Republic
Best Camera Award, Beldocs IDFF, Serbia
John Marshall Contemporary Ethnography selection, Camden IFF, United States
Ulju Mountain IFF, Republic of Korea
Essay Film Festival, United Kingdom
Martovski IFF, Serbia
ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, Croatia