LAB 2011-2012 > Zelijka Suková & Gustavo Beck – Winter/Miracle

Zelijka Suková & Gustavo Beck – Winter/Miracle


Zelijka Suková

CROATIA


Born 1977 in Rijeka, Croatia. Zeljka studied Graphic Arts at Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb and New Media at Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. 'Marija's Own' (2010) was her docu-fiction-feature film debut. It had its world premiere at Hot Docs, Toronto and European premiere at Karlovy Vary IFF where it was awarded the Federation of Film Critics of Europe and the Mediterranean Award.


Gustavo Beck

BRAZIL


Gustavo Beck studied Film in Rio de Janeiro and specialized in Filmmaking at the School of San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba. He took Executive Production and Philosophy post-graduate courses. He both directed and produced the shorts 'Hera' (2005) and 'Ismar' (2007) and got his feature debut with 'Sandro's Home' (2009) and latest the documentary 'Chantal Akerman, from here' (2010). The three films were all screened at FID Marseille, Viennale, Bafici and a large number of other national- and international festivals where they were in competition as well. Right now Gustavo is in the project development phase of his next film, 'The Animals'.




LAB PROJECT:

Winter/Miracle



A man travels to an unknown city looking for a woman. She escapes through dreams, putting in question who she is. She is running away but looking for something too. She wants to be someone else. She wants to turn and return.