Adriana Altaras is a director, actress and writer. And she is from a country which no longer exists: Yugoslavia. The daughter of Jewish partisans who fought for Tito and later started a new life in post-war Germany, in this lovely film she tells the story of her “high maintenance family”. Adriana’s domestic situation appears unusual at first glance, but can be seen as typical of the generation born after the War. Despite a high standard of living, the wounds from her parents’ past can be felt, even to this day, and the search for her own roots are her constant companion.


Tito’s Glasses

Doc, 52 / 90 min, 2014

Written and Directed by: Regina Schilling
Produced by: Thomas Kufus, zero one film GmbH
Co Produced by: SWR
funded by: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Filmförderungsanstalt FFA
Language: German, Italian, English, Croatian with English Subtitles

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Synopsis


Adriana Altaras is a director, actress and writer. And she is from a country which no longer exists: Yugoslavia. The daughter of Jewish partisans who fought for Tito and later started a new life in post-war Germany, in this lovely film she tells the story of her “high maintenance family”. Adriana’s domestic situation appears unusual at first glance, but can be seen as typical of the generation born after the War. Despite a high standard of living, the wounds from her parents’ past can be felt, even to this day, and the search for her own roots are her constant companion.


Awards

  • Best Documentary Award – Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • SNGCI Special Award – Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Youth Jury Award - Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015

Festivals

  • New York Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • Goethe-Institut New Zealand, 2015
  • International TV Festival Bar, Montenegro, 2015
  • Religion Today International Film Festival, Italy, 2015

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  • Three Award to Tito's Glasses at the Sguardi Altrove International Film Festival, 2015:

    Le Donne Raccontano International Award
    The jury made up by Laura Delli Colli, Giovanni Giommi and Fabrizio Grosoli assigned the award for Best Documentary to Tito’s Glasses by Regina Schilling with the following motivation:
    A journey into personal memory and recent history that, despite the wounds of the past, looks towards the future with

Festivals

  • New York Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2016
  • Goethe-Institut New Zealand, 2015
  • International TV Festival Bar, Montenegro, 2015
  • Religion Today International Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Aegean Docs Film Festival – Official Selection, Greece, 2015
  • German Film Week, Montenegro June 2015
  • UnderhillFest, Montenegro, 2015
  • Beldocs International Film Festival, Serbia, 2015
  • Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival, Turkey, 2015
  • Louxemburg Cinematheque, 2015
  • Beldocs International Film Festival, Serbia, 2015
  • Sguardi Altrove International Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Bozner Film Week in South Tyrol, Italy, 2015
  • Vienna Jewish Film Festival, 2015
  • Toronto jewish Film Festival, 2015
  • Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, 2014

Educational

  • University of Southern California
  • Yad VaShem Visual Center
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard University
  • The US Holocaust Museum & Memorial

Awards

  • Best Documentary Award – Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • SNGCI Special Award – Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015
  • Youth Jury Award - Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy, 2015