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Watch the animation Rebellious Essence online

From 17/5/2021 on
online, free

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My short animation Rebellious Essence, which has traveled to more than 40 festivals, several exhibitions and received 4 awards at international film festivals, will finally be free to watch online. May 17 is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia - IDAHOBIT, and it is also the birthday of the main character of Rebellious Essence. For this occasion I have decided to publish the animation to make it available for everyone. From 17 May 2021, the animation will be accesible for free via YouTube, as well as via the VOD platform Cinesquare, which will also make the film available free of charge. Remember the date!

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Experiments in Cinema v 16.1

online edition, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

EIC2 Spregledani razgledi 9

The short experimental film Phoney Sights / Spregledani razgledi is part of the wonderful non-competitive festival 16th Experiments in Cinema international film festival, which brings the international community of cinematic un-dependents to Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA for a film festival that is designed to inspire a new generation of homegrown media activists to participate in shaping future trends of cultural representation. 

EIC festival was recently featured in Millennium Film Journal #68 (the premiere magazine for artists films in the United States), and Senses of Cinema magazine (the premiere journal of international, independent films) just voted EIC festival one of the top 10 experimental film festivals in the world!

Phoney Sights is part of the programme Experiment 14. The programme is accesible online for free from 1st to 22nd May 2021. Enjoy!

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Filmfest Bremen

online edition, Germany

Filmfest Bremen Spregledani razgledi 8

The short experimental film Phoney Sights / Spregledani razgledi is part of the Competitive programme innovations. The film will be shown in the short film compilation entitled GreenOutlook.

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BEAST International Film Festival, Official Competition

online edition, Portugal

BEAST2 Spregledani razgledi 6

The short experimental film Phoney Sights / Spregledani razgledi is part of the Official Competitive programme experimentalEAST of the BEAST International Film Festival in Portugal.

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Remembering the Othes available online

Online, free


Dear friends and colleagues,

I wish you all a wonderful 8th of March. May the future be more equal.

On this occasion I decided to finally make my documentary Remembering the Others accessible to public. In it, I discussed about public monuments with Kosovo feminists. I hope you like it and that you find it informative. Please share it as much as possible. It was recorded in English, and you can also switch on Slovenian, Albanian, Bosnian, Macedonian and German subtitles.

Directing, script, editing and drawings: Ana Čigon
Interviews with: Qëndresë Deda, Dardan Zhegrova, Linda Gusia, Majlinda Hoxha, Erëmirë Krasniqi, Vjollca Krasniqi, Lura Limani, Nita Luci, Hana Qena and Vesa Qena.
Sound editing assistance: Vasja Progar
Camera assistance: Donjeta Murati and Vala Osmani
Music: Ana Čigon and Vasja Progar
Albanian to English translations: Qëndresë Deda and Donjeta Murati
English to Slovenian translation: Ana Makuc
The documentary was filmed during the two months residence in Prishtina established by Stacion - Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina in collaboration with CC Tobačna 001 / Museum and galleries of Ljubljana.
Producers: Ana Čigon; Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art, Prishtina - Kosovo; City Gallery, Ljubljana - Slovenia

Below you can find also a list of my other videos and films which are available online for free. All you need to do is click on the image under the description of the film/video and start watching. Enjoy!

Stay healthy,

Flow / Tok, documentary film, 55'34'', 2016 Heroinat / Heroines / Herojke, documentary film, 15'00'', 2015 Francka, animation, 1'15'', 2015
Flow - documentary LJUBLJANA Francka - animation
OHOHO, video art, 1'30'', 2015 Ask for the Moon / Za luno, video art, 1'15'', 2015 Ljubljana City of Women, video art, 9'02'', 2013
OHOHO Fresh Perspective LJUBLJANA
Perspective, documentation of video installation, 4'52'', 2010 Finger in U.S., video art, 2'15'', 2010 One More Kick, video art, 3'40'', 2009-2010
PERSPECTIVE finger One more kick
Discovery Beyond the Transparency, video art, 3'40'', 2009 Unbreakable, video art, 1'00'', 2008 BradAna -Fem TV 2.0, performance and video documentation, 1'38'', 2013
Discovery beyond the transparency Unbreakable BradAna

Bodeča neža x Fem TV

7/3/2021 ob 7 pm
online event

FemTV bodeca neza

The collective Fem TV prepared the online event and award ceremony fordecalring the most sexist statement of the feminist year. The award is called bodeča neža (Thorny thistle). The event took place as part of the 22nd International Feminist and Queer Festival Red Dawns.

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Pantalla Rota / Broken Screen exhibitions: "This don't match the curtains"

26/2/2021 at 8.30 pm
Casa Belgrado, Buenos AIres city, Argentina

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The short animation Rebellious Essence was selected for the international group exhibition cycle 2020-21 Pantalla Rota / Broken Screen in Argentina. The third screening entitled "This don't match the curtains" was shown at Casa Belgrado, Buenos Aires city in Argentina.



Burnout Aid animations

February 2021
online publication of animation

I have been invited to create videos about burnout problems and how to copewith them. The videos are part of the project Burnout Aid.



Ana Čigon