The lecture follows the seven-year long process of the formation of his debut film work "Nobody's Child". The lecture tries to answer the question whether ideas are worth pursuing and whether it is worth to spend 7 years of life realizing it. The experience that allows him to reach conclusions that can inspire and demonstrate the importance of persistence when trying to achieve your lifelong dream.
Vuk Ršumović was born in Belgrade in 1975. Studied writing for film, theatre, TV and radio at the Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade. Studied Analytical psychology in Belgrade and Zürich. He wrote scripts for numerous short films, feature documentary film "Valter" (2012), teen drama "Kosarkasi" (2005), and hit TV show "Andrija i Andjelka" (2015-16), an adaptation of popular Canadian TV show "Un gars, une fille". Furthermore, he is an active author of TV programmes.
The feature film "No One's Child" is his directorial debut. The film had World Premiere in 2014 at the Venice Film Festival and won three awards there: FIPRESCI Critics Award for Best Film (Orizzonti and International Critics' Week), Best film at Critic's Week Award and FEDEORA Award for Best Script. The film has won over 35 awards all over the world, among them New Voices/New Visions Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival, Best Film Award at GoEast Film Festival, Best Director Award at Tarkovsky Film Festival.
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