Director

Teona Strugar Mitevska

1 Film in collection

Born in Skopje, Macedonia in 1974, she now lives there and in Brussels. Her first brush with film was as a child actor. She has a degree in graphic design and studied film at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York. Her short film Veta screened in Panorama. Her feature film Jas sum od Titov Veles, which screened at over 80 festivals worldwide and won over 20 awards, as well as The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears and, most recently, When the Day Had no Name have all screened at the Berlinale. She runs the Sisters and Brother Mitevski production company with her siblings Vuk and Labina.

Filmography

2019 GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNYA
2017 WHEN THE DAY HAD NO NAME
2012 THE WOMAN WHO BRUSHED OFF HER TEARS
2008 JAS SUM OD TITOV VELES (I AM FROM TITOV VELES)
2004 HOW I KILLED A SAINT 
2001 VETA (court-métrage)
2000 AMER IN AMERICA
1999 WHY IS BETTY BOOP ANGRY

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya (Flyer)

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya (2019)

‘Tell them you’re 24’, advises Petrunya’s mother as her daughter heads off to another interview. But Petrunya is 31; moreover, she has studied history, a subject that no one in Macedonia seems to need. So there she sits in front of her potential employer, a factory owner, who looks down on her floral dress and refuses to take her seriously. On her way home – naturally, she did not get the job – Petrunya decides to take the plunge. More