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SEEfest17 Documentary Program: My World is Upside Down
May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
MY WORLD IS UPSIDE DOWN
North American Premiere
Director: Petra Seliskar
Producer: Brand Ferro
Duration: 74 minutes
Country: Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia
The work of Slovenian satirical songwriter and artist Frane Milčinski Ježek takes the spotlight through a combination of archival footage and newly-filmed performances of modern musicians covering his songs. The diverse line-up of talent on display demonstrates the adaptability and universality of Ježek’s music.
Petra Seliškar studied film directing at BA Hons. Nederlandse Film en Televisie Academie – NAFA and received her Masters in Film Directing at MA Screen Arts, Sheffield Hallam University – Northern Media School in the UK. She has been working as an independent director/producer since 2001. She has directed, produced and co-produced a wide range of creative multinational documentaries. In 2003, she founded Petra Pan Film, Slovenia’s leading documentary production company. She is a Eurodoc graduate (2006) and national information provider for EDN (European Documentary Network). Since 2009, she has been the artistic director and festival programmer for Makedox. With her rich experience and talent, she flourished into a filmmaker with great insight, sensibility, strong narrative force and innovative approach.