|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, photographer, writer, artist|
|Awards|| Golden Lion |
1994 Before the Rain
Milcho Manchevski (Macedonian : Милчо Манчевски, pronounced [ˈmilt͡ʃɔ ˈmant͡ʃɛfski] (
His film Before the Rain was nominated for an Academy Award, and The New York Times included it in its Guide to the Best 1,000 Films Ever Made list.He has also made Dust , Shadows , Mothers , Bikini Moon and Willow , and the shorts The End of Time , Thursday, Macedonia Timeless, Tennessee and 1.73.
Manchevski has authored two exhibitions of photographs, works of fiction, books of essays, and performance art. His work had more than 350 festival screenings (including Venice, Berlin, Toronto, São Paulo, Istanbul, Tokyo, Jerusalem, Hong Kong, Stockholm, etc.). His films have been distributed in more than 50 countries. His work has been included in the curricula of numerous universities and has been the subject of two academic conferences (in Firenza and Leipzig); he holds an Honorary Doctorate from Moscow's VGIK. He has taught and lectured at the Feirstein Graduate School at Brooklyn College, Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, VGIK in Moscow, EICTV in Cuba, London Film School, University of Texas at Austin, Chicago University, Cambridge University, Cineteca di Bologna, Shanghai University, etc..
|Year||Film||Director||Writer||Producer||Awards / Notes|
|1994||Before the Rain||Yes||Yes||No||Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival|
|2017||Bikini Moon||Yes||Yes||Yes||Directors' Week Special Jury Award at Fantasporto|
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