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Serbian Director Threatens US Lawsuit over WWII Film Review

Predrag 'Gaga' Antonijevic, director and producer of 'Dara of Jasenovac', Serbia's entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 2021 Oscars, which deals with crimes committed at the Jasenovac concentration camp in Croatia, said on Sunday that he intends to sue the Los Angeles Times for denying war crimes committed against Serbs at the WWII camp.

United Media planning to expand to Slovenia with news portal

Ljubljana – United Media, the media division of United Group, plans to expand to the Slovenian market this year by setting up a news portal under the N1 brand, which is already active in the region.

The Luxembourg-based United Media has already opened the Adria News subsidiary in Ljubljana under which the N1 Slovenija web portal will operate.

Legendary Ex-Yugoslav Actress Mira Furlan Dies at 65

One of the most famous actors in former Yugoslavia, Mira Furlan, has passed away at the age of 65, her friend the American writer and producer Joseph Michael Straczynski announced on Friday.

‘I Didn’t Ask’: Balkan Women Share Sexual Abuse Traumas

After several Serbian women actors launched a court case against the well-known acting teacher Miroslav "Mika" Aleksic, accusing him of raping several of his pupils, women from various former Yugoslav countries, mostly actors and artists, have started sharing their own experiences of abuse on social media, sending the message to each other that they are not alone.

Croatia Mourns Legendary Actor Pero Kvrgic

The doyen of Croatian theatre, Pero Kvrgic, also a film and television actor, has died at the age of 94 in Croatia's capital Zagreb, media reported.

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic expressed his condolences to actor's family on behalf of the Croatian government.

Famous Bosnian Actor’s Passing Draws Tributes Across Region

Politicians, actors and public figures across the former Yugoslavia are paying tribute to the famous Bosnian actor Mustafa Nadarevic who died on Sunday after a long battle with illness at the age of 77.

Sefik Dzaferovic, the Bosniak member of the state presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, called Nadarevic's death a great loss for Bosnian culture.

Sarajevo Film Festival Examines Wartime Solidarity and Struggle

The 'Facing the Past' programme at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which opens on Friday evening and is being held online this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, is intended to honestly examine the legacy of past conflicts in the Balkans.

This year, the strand showcases a true story about people trying to do the right thing in the worst of times.

Celebs Sprinkle Stardust on Looming Balkan Elections

"When you put someone on the list who is engaged, and who has dealt with both some social issues and kind of activism, it's one thing; it's another when you put [on the lists] people who are just celebrities," she said.

Singers find their political voice in Croatia

Nationalists May Hold Key to Power after Croatian Election

Neither of Croatia's two main parties looks like winning an outright majority in an election in July, leading to a likely alliance between the centre-right HDZ and a nationalist bloc led by a famous folk singer.

Montenegro Summons Serbian Diplomat over Nationalist Singer Comment

Serbian ambassador Vladimir Bozovic outside the Foreign Ministry in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro.

Bozovic said after the meeting at the ministry he had no intention of interfering in RTCG's editorial policies.

"I respect the state of Montenegro. But like all Serbian people, I am especially sensitive about the fascist Ustasa movement," Bozovic told media.

Romania wins 9 medals at Balkan U20 Indoor Championships in Istanbul

Romania won 9 medals on Sunday at the Balkan U20 Indoor Championships in Istanbul, including 3 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze ones. In the final standings, Romania was behind Turkey, 8-6-7, and Ukraine, 4-0-0. In women's, Greece finished in the first place, with 2 gold and 5 silver medals, followed by Romania, 2-2-2, and Croatia, 2-1-3.

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