Carver is Dead / Carver je mrtav
Vanja Vascarac, Croatia, 2012.
Directed by: Vanja Vascarac
Script: Rona Žulj
Producer: Srđan Krnjaić
Production company: Akademija dramske umjetnosti, Zagreb
Cinematography: Pavle Krnjaić
Editing: Srđan Popović
Music: Luka Kurjan, Nikola Kos
Cast: Janko Popović Volarić, Vilim Matula, Iva Mihalić, Asim Ugljen, Iva Babić
Format: video
Running time: 14'

Yugoslavia, late 1980s, a modest middle-class apartment and a couple expecting their first child. The sounds of an important basketball match echo from the TV set. These days, the two of them will be buying a diaper-changing table and a little bed. However, tonight, he will go out just one more time. City streets at night and an old friend, a writer, will remind him of limits, changes and passage of time.

Directors Biography
Vanja Vascarac was born in 1980. He graduated in Film and Television from the School for Film and New Media at the Savannah College of Art Design (Savannah, U.S.). His student film Insomniac (2002) was shown at Cannes Film Festival (Quinzaine des realisauteurs – Savannah showcase) and at Motovun Film Festival. His second student film, The Way King (2003), paved the way for him to the Berlinale Talent Campus. He also worked as director of photography on numerous awarded short films, such as Ever Amado (2007), shown at some 20 international film festivals (winning the main award of Icaro Film Festival) and S=EMP2 (awarded in Madrid). Since his return to Croatia in 2006, he has directed dozens of musical videos and commercials for leading production companies in Croatia. He is co-director of Zagreb’s Fantastic Film Festival's Program.

Location and screening schedule: TUŠKANAC CINEMA, Monday, October 15th at 23.00
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