LA STRADA (2004)

Documentary, Digital BETA, colour, 29’; The film was produced with the help of Jan Vrijman Fund and Croatian Television

Over a thousand meters long, and with 200 houses along it, main street of the Istrian town of Vodnjan has been a showroom of crafts and trades for centuries, a stage for processions and carnivals, and a meeting point of various languages, traditions and cultures... Film depicts the atmosphere of 'la strada' at different times of day, peeks behind its walls and portrays the people brought in by the waves of history, migration and everyday life to this artery of a Mediterannean town.

Date and place of first screening: February 18, 2004, Zagreb, Croatia

Festivals in which the film has participated

- 13 Croatian Film Days, Zagreb, Croatia 2004
- Pula Film Festival, Pula Croatia, 2004
- Motovun Film Festival, Motovun, Croatia, 2004
- Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajevo, BH, 2004
- International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2004
- Tirana Film Festival, Tirana, Albania, 2004
- Alpe Adria Cinema, Trieste, Italy 2005
- Vera Film Festival, Aland Islands, Finland 2005
- Mediawave, Gyor, Hungary 2005
- 52th Documentary and Short Film Festival, Belgrade, Serbia, 2005
- Film Video Monitor, Gorizia, Italy, 2005
- 7th International Festival of Film Association, Reggio Calabria, 2005
- Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Pärnu, Estonia, 2005
- Dokufest – International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Prizren, Kosovo, 2005
- Docúpolis – International Documentary Festival of Barcelona, 2005
- Amakula Kampala International Film Festival, Uganda, 2005
- Balkan Black Box Film Festival, Berlin, 2005
- Television Festival on Urban Ecology, Madrid, 2005
- Kish International Documentary Film Festival, Iran, 2005
- 21st International Film Festival of Guadalajara, Mexico (24.-31.3.2006.)
- “Shooting Europe” Short Film Festival, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2006
- Golden Apricot festival 2006, Yerevan, Armenia, Jan Vrijman programme
- Mediterraneo Video Festival, Paestum-Salerno, Italy, 2006
- DokuArt – Days of Documentary Film, Bjelovar, Croatia, 2006


- Best Camera Award and Kodak Award (at the 13th Croatian Film Days, Zagreb, Croatia 2004)
- Award for the best film in professional production at the Television Festival on Urban Ecology, Madrid, 2005


screenplay and directed by

Damir Čučić

screenplay by

Leon Rizmaul

director of photography

Boris Poljak

editing by

Slaven Zečević

music by

Goran Štrbac

produced by

Vera Robić-Škarica


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