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First Lady of Dubrava

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  • 2011
  • 20'
  • digibeta
  • color
  • Orig. Title: Prva dama Dubrave

Amra is a girl from da hood, the whole block knows her name, she’s rocking some porno rap, but looking like a dame... Dina is her younger fat sister, a spoiled brat, born to torture her. She suffers from asthma, and uses it to get what she wants. Amra and her ‘manager’ plan to shoot a music video for Amra’s song Girl From da Hood, on the same day her parents are travelling to Bosnia, and Amra gets stuck with her kid sister Dina.

Barbara Vekarić
Barbara Vekarić
Filip Tot
Sara Gregorić
Costume Design
Iva Šimunović
Tena Pataky, Marija Piliškić, Asim Ugljen, Lana Barić, Slavica Knežević
Ivana Grubišić Perišić, Marijana Martelock
Akademija dramske umjetnosti (ADU)

Barbara Vekarić graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb (film and TV directing) in 2010, and from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb (comparative literature) in 2009. She is finishing her MA in feature film direction at the Academy of Dramatic Art. Vekarić is the co-founder and president of the Motion film organization (FUM). She attended the 2011 Berlinale Talent Campus, Sarajevo Talent Campus, goEast Young Professionals in Wiesbaden, goShort film campus in Nijmegen and the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles in 2008.

Selected Filmography – Barbara Vekarić (1987)

  • My! My! My Little Room! (2013) – fiction short
  • The Little Raccoon (2013) – fiction short
  • Gita (2012) – fiction short
  • First Lady of Dubrava (2011) – fiction short
  • Adieu, N (2011) – fiction short
  • Nina, Please (2010) – fiction short
  • DJ Grandpa (2010) – documentary short

Croatian film catalogue

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