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Growing Up / Odrascanje - 80'

Event Dates:
  • Thu, 12/06/2018 - 19:30
Event Type:
  • Movie
Event City:
  • Ankara
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An intimate portrait of a new-born baby boy Tibor and his two mothers, Daja and Jedrt, who fight against the social discrimination of their family. They are the only homosexual parents to take

an active part in a campaign for same-sex marriage referendum taking place in Slovenia just before Christmas 2015. The challenge of motherhood is hardened by their political opponents who publicly expose them as pedophiles and label their relationship as non-natural.


Siniša Gačić

Studied Television and Film Editing at Academy for Film, Television, Radio and Theatre in Ljubljana. In 2015 he completed his master degree on Direction. He has been collaborating with Slovenian National TV since 1999 as a journalist and director. He made several TV documentaries. In 2014 he finished his first feature film “A Fight For” which received Grand Prix award at Slovenian Film Festival.


Dominik Mencej

Born in 1987 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He studied Graphic and Interactive Communication and also worked at National Television as a graphic designer. In 2008, he made a few short films and was accepted to the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television (University of Ljubljana), where he also graduated. His student shorts won noticeable awards at Slovenian Film Festival and also abroad.