Immediately after the explosion, a vehicle with a Titov Veles
licence place was spotted driving away from the spot.
The feature films I am From Titov Veles
by Teona Strugar Mitevska and Punk's Not Dead by Vladimir Blazevski were screened within the unofficial selection, while Alerik by Vuk Mitevski was shown within the special selection of short films.
Cooperation in filmmaking and opportunities for financial support of (FYR) Macedonia's cinema by the Paris-based World Cinema Support Fund were discussed at a meeting between Culture Minister Elizabeta Kanceska-Milevska and Fund's representatives.Their visit to FYR Macedonia is part of the 6th French Film Festival running from Wednesday till Sunday.They are also scheduled to meet with (FYR) Macedonian filmmakers and officials of the Film Fund and the Cinematheque of Macedonia to discuss ways for co-production, financing and applying for subsidies from the fund.Three (FYR) Macedonian films - 'Mothers' by Milco Mancevski and 'How I Killed a Saint' and 'I am from Titov Veles
' by Teona Mitevska have received finances by the French Film Fund.
Two Macedonian features are included in the program: the premiere of "Upside Down," directed by Igor Ivanov Izy, which opens the fest; and the local bow of Teona Strugar Mitevska's acclaimed "I Am From Titov Veles
Other major producers include Povardarie in nearby Negotino and Lozar in the town of Titov Veles
Good production results were reported from the Titov Veles
lead and zinc smelter works in Macedonia.
It is very important that the Macedonian films Mothers directed by Milcho Manchevski and I Am From Titov Veles
and How I Killed a Saint directed by Teona Mitevska were financially supported exactly by these funds, Kanceska-Milevska said.
I Am From Titov Veles
, Macedonia, Teona Strugar Mitevska
Within the framework of the event, the US audience had the opportunity to see the works of Zaneta Vangeli, Tome Adzievski, Reshat Ahmeti, Jovan Sumkovski, Antoni Maznevski and Blagoja Maznevski, and also to see, within the framework of the Macedonian film festival, the films "I Am From Titov Veles
", "Contact", "The Big Water", "Bal-kan-kan", "Dust", "Happy New Year, 1949", "Black Seed", "Illusion" and "Upside Down".
Two other titles from Eastern Europe that will get an airing during the 58th edition of the Berlinale are Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska's third film "I am from Titov Veles
"and Polish master Andrzej Wajda's "Katyn" (Official Selection Out of Competition.)