ITALY

TOMI JANEŽIČ- LA CURA DEL TEATRO

2018 – DV – colore – 27’

 

Direction: Anna Maria Monteverdi

Screenplay: Anna Maria Monteverdi

Cinematography: Alessandro Bronzini

Editing: Alessandro Bronzini

Music: Roberto Passuti

Cast: Tomi Janezic

Producer: Anna Maria Monteverdi

Production: AMM Production

 

SYNOPSIS

This stage documentary is a journey around the figure of Slovenian stage director Tomi Janezic, focusing on his presence in the townof Campi Salentina for the “Mundi, Crocevia dei Balcani” Festival, in Lubjana, in Krusce and at the Napoli Teatro Festival. Momentstaken from the psychodrama workshops organized between Italy and Slovenia alternate with fragments of the multi-award winningshowThe Seagull, produced by the Novi Sad National Theatre (Serbia). Narrated in the first person by Anna Monteverdi, whofollowed the director for three years, the documentary was made in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts of Lecce. Fourstudents of the Academy took part in the filming in Campi Salentina.

 

DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT

“It’s a documentary on Tomi Janežič, a multi-award winning director, the most outstanding representative of the new generations ofartists coming from the Balkans; he is an expert in the field of acting techniques. He practised for many years psychodramatechniques within artistic and educational processes. He is founder of the work centre for artistic research, creation, residence andeducation, an estate with work and accommodation facilities in Krušče (Slovenia). For the making of the film, the directorfollowedhim for some years across Europe during workshops and festivals trying to discover his secrets as a stage director.”

 

AWARDS AND FESTIVALS

2018  Theatre Psychodrama Festival

2018 Convegno Europeo EASTAP EU Meeting

2019 Maribor Theatre Festival – Concorso Out of Competition