The Summer of ‘91 | TAIFAS

Directed by Žiga Virc
Documentary - Slovenia - 2023 - 1h12

Festival: Munich International Documentary Festival

Spoken in Slovenian, subtitled in English and Romanian

Thanks to an unprecedented campaign of collecting archival material and personal recordings, the film takes viewers into an audiovisual time capsule, transporting them into the chaos of the days before and after the Slovenian state declared independence.

"The lack of off commentary does not mean that Virc takes a neutral position. The very selection of material is a political choice. (...) Technically, <<The Summer of '91>> is a captivating work whose strength is Matej Nahtgal's sound design and post-production" (Marko Stojiljković,

Screening followed by a QA with director Žiga Virc and co-writer Iza Strehar.

The project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023" and is funded through the European Echoes Timișoara 2023 programme, implemented by the Center for Projects Timișoara, with funds allocated from the state budget, through the budget of the Ministry of Culture.

Organised in partnership with the Municipality of Timișoara through the Project Centre.

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