Taurunum Boy

Taurunum Boy

Serbia| 2018| DCP | Color | 70 minutes | Jelena Maksimović & Dušan Grubin

SATURDAY 5 | VIDEOTECA MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO | 18:00 HRS | 70 MIN 
MONDAY 7 | CINEMEX PLAZA INSURGENTES SALA 5 | 19:00 HRS | 70 MIN
TUESDAY 8 | INSTITUTO GOETHE | 18:00 HRS | 70 MIN 

Director: Jelena Maksimović, Dušan Grubin
Producer: Jelena Angelovski
Cinematography: Dušan Grubin
Editing: Jelena Maksimović
Sound: Jakov Munižaba
Music: Smoke Mardeljano, Envélope Cruz, ZMN Omerta
Production Company: Edukativno-Naučna Filmska Mreža

Synopsis
Taurunum Boys seem tough. They spend their time hanging around abandoned places, throwing parties and riding bikes. Their dreams are simple and their loves are unrequited. This summer brings them into adulthood.

Biography
Jelena Maksimović was born in 1984 in Zemun (Belgrade), Yugoslavia. She graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, Editing department. She edited films that have participated in festivals such as Cannes Film Festivals, Venice Film Festival, Berlinale, Toronto, Locarno, Rotterdam… She directed and co-directed several shorts, music videos and co-authored several A/V installation. She teaches at the Faculty of Media and Communication in Belgrade. Taurunum Boy is her first feature film.

Dušan Grubin was born in 1985, in Zemun (Belgrade), Yugoslavia. He studied economy, but graduated from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, Camera department. He worked on many successful shorts and feature projects screened on many important film festivals. He directed several music videos. Taurunum Boy is his debut film.

Festivals
International Documentary and Short Film Festival,Dokufest – Balkan Dox – 2018, Kosovo
Astra Film Festival – Coming of Age Category – 2018, Romania
Torino Film Festival – TFFDOC/Internazionale – 2018, Italy          Cinéma du Réel – Official International Competition – 2019, France