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In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors

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  • HR
  • 2017
  • 30'32''
  • Orig. Title: Tragovima naših predaka

The folklore society Luzarica is active in the little town of Pridraga in the hinterland of Zadar. They present a betrothal and the arrival of the wedding party who come for the bride in accordance with the time-honoured tradition.

Luka Klapan
Luka Klapan
Luka Klapan
Luka Klapan
Sound Design
Luka Klapan
Luka Klapan
Udruga FFVAL

Luka Klapan (1970) is a painter and filmmaker. His documentaries address contemporary and ethnographic issues. His first experimental film, Dream, screened at the 18th Croatian Film Days. Since then he has made a number of short films which screened at international and Croatian festivals. He is currently shooting several documentaries about a local community.


Luka Klapan, filmography

  • Traces (2021) – documentary short
  • The Restorer (2021) – documentary short
  • Korlat (2020) – documentary middle-length
  • Sacrist (2018) – documentary short
  • In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors (2017) – documentary short
  • Shucking With Us (2014) – documentary short
  • Memory Keeper (2010) – documentary short
  • Hands of Stone (2009) – documentary short
  • While Her Feet Are Taking Her (2009) – fiction short
  • Friends (2009) – documentary short
  • Our Bread (2008) – documentary short
  • Dream (2008) – experimental short

Croatian film catalogue

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