The essence of the Balkan Days is transformed into a place of encounter, inspiration, culture and joy. “Balkantage” promotes the dialogue between the cultures and lifestyles of all countries in the Balkan Peninsula. During the Balkan Days, artists, associations and prominent figures present the cultural diversity of Southeast Europe through films, exhibitions, literature, music, folklore and discussion forums. Secret […]
Our film is playing in the theaters across Italy. Here are some extracts form the press releases and reviews.
Исцелител / Secret Ingredient is now available on the Australian national channel SBS Australia. SBS Australia reaches an average audience of 13.1 million people per month on television, and on average serves almost 7 million unique browsers each month online, including an average 1.3 million streams each month for radio.
Theatrical distribution of Secret Ingredient in Italy started. We already had premieres in Bergamo, Milan and Rome. Other cities will follow in the next days. Rome premiere was on Saturday night in Cinema Detour, one of the most important theaters for independent movies in the city. The hall was packed and the audience was eager to […]
The prestigious Italian distributor Lab 80 cinema is going to release Исцелител / Secret Ingredient on Feb 21 in several cities in Italy: Milan, Rome, Bologna, Catania, Turin, Bergamo and many other afterwards.
Each year The California Film Institute offers a selection of films that have been in the Foreign Language Film Oscar competition. This year 87 films have been accepted for competition and, for the 16th consecutive year, the Smith Rafael Film Center offers a choice sampling of 14 of these films. This is a rare opportunity to view […]
Our film will be screened at one of the largest film festivals in North America in the selection of Foreign Language Oscar Submissions. Palm Springs is welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The festival offers 12 days of events and film screenings featuring over 200 films […]
Secret Ingredient is part of the festival which tributes the best of Balkan cinema. This is the 50th festival for our film!
Our film was part of the official selection at Mostar film festival at Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Our film was screened at the International Film Festival “Tutti Nello Stesso Piatto” in Trento, Italy. Immigration, climate change, exploitation of the environment and new slavery, are among the salient issues that the festival covered through the vision of selected films, meeting and debates with directors and photojournalists focused of human dignity in the broadest sense of […]
One year ago today, Secret Ingredient (Исцелител) premiered at Thessaloniki International Film Festival where it received the Audience Award in the Balkan Survey Section. What followed was a year to remember. The film was shown at 47 international film festivals and won 15 international awards. In addition to that, it won 4 awards during development. […]
Our film received the Best Debut Film Award at the Tirana Film Festival in the EYE on TIFF – Debut Feature Film Competition! The jury said: ”The movie comes with a wonderfully crafted script, alongside with convincing acting performances; it succeeds to engage and entertain its audience,dealing with severe subjects in a funny mode. All in all, […]
Our film will be part of LIFFe, International Film Festival of Ljubljana, Slovenia. This is the 29th edition of the festival which had more than 50000 sold tickets last year. Secret Ingredient will have three screenings during the festival and all of them are sold out days before. Meet our director there on 15th of November!
Our film will be part of 2018 edition of the ENFF which is going to be held from 7 – 11 November at the “Filmhuis Den Haag”. The film program includes feature films, documentaries, short films and animations; most of the selected films are Dutch premieres. Our screening is on 9th of November. Meet us there!
Secret Ingredient will have its German premiere at 24th Cottbus Film Festival, one of the most important festivals of Eastern European Cinema worldwide. The host city of Cottbus is located 120 km southeast of Berlin. Our film is part of the section “Hits” that shows Eastern European films which succeed in reaching the top of the box-office […]
Tirana International Film Festival is the most important cinematographic event that takes place in Albania. Not only because is the oldest and most experienced but also for the highest number of applications, selective films’ capability, the rich program, fascinating discoveries and premieres of the most important cinematic films’ market today in the world. Our film will […]
Secret Ingredient will be screened at the Arras Film Festival. The 19th edition of the event dedicated to European cinema will take place from 2-11 November 2018.
Secret Ingredient was part of the biggest festival in Asam, India. Total 108 movies from 50 countries screened in 2nd GIFF. This is fourth time for our movie in India.
“Secret Ingredient” had its Spanish premiere on the prestigious film festival “33th Mostra de Valencia”. Our film won two awards: Silver Palm and Best Director Award at the official program. “Mostra de Valencia” is one of the most important film events in the country and it is dedicated to films of the Mediterranean region.
Secret Ingredient will be part of Devour Food Film Fest. The festival held in Wolfville and Kings County, Nova Scotia is a transformative food and film experience combining cinematic excellence with extraordinary gastronomic activities.
Eastern Neighbours Film Festival had Secret Ingredient screened in Amsterdam, the theater was packed! On 9th of November our film will have its second screening in the Netherlands in the Hague. Meet us there!
We premiered in Brasil on the biggest film festival in Latin America, Sao Paulo International Film festival.
Golden Eye Film Festival will be held from 17 to 20 October 2018 in the town of Popovo – the town of Dimo Kolarov. Organizer is the Municipality of Popovo. “Secret Ingredient” will be screened at 19th of October.
Our film is the winner of Best Feature Film award at The 2018 Macedonian Film Festival in Toronto. The judges declared that Secret Ingredient is “Well acted, funny, with a heart warming story, very likeable characters, even the bad guys!”. Film will be screened at the opening of the Festival on the 19th of October.
Our film will be part of the official selection of “Mostra de Valencia”, one of the most important film events in Spain. Meet us there on 21st and 22nd of October.
Secret Ingredient will be screened at 5th Silk Road International Film Festival in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. This is third time for our film in China. The film was previously screened at Beijing and Shanghai Film Festivals.
Secret Ingredient won the Best Screenplay Award at 7th Tetovo International Film Festival – ODA.
Our film will be screened at the CinEast Film Festival.
Our film will be screened at the official competition of Calgary International Film Festival.
Secret Ingredient (Исцелител) is selected as the Macedonian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards. Secret Ingredient is Macedonia’s 15th submission to the foreign-language film Oscar race.
Secret Ingredient was part of the prestigious selection “Under the Stars” of the 24th Nancy International Film Festival and won the audience award for the best film.
We are glad to announce the start of theatrical distribution of SECRET INGREDIENT (aka Исцелител) in Greece. It will premiere on 19th of July at the legendary Τριανον cinema in Athens!
Secret Ingredient was screened at the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival in the Spectrum program. After “Black nights” in Tallinn and Goa Film festival this was third A category festival for our film!
Our film will be screened at the official selection of SEE Festin Los Angeles!
SECRET INGREDIENT has been selected in the Best of Countries section at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival, the biggest film festival in Iran.
At the award ceremony of the 6th LET’S CEE Film Festival, which took place on 20th of April in Vienna, the winners of separate ten categories were announced. The prize for the best debut film went to SECRET INGREDIENT. Jury: “We decided to award the prize to a film that manages charmingly to bring together drama […]
Our film will be screened at MSPIFF in the section World Cinema!
Our film will be screened at the prestigious Beijing International Film Festival on 21st, April. Weare at the official competition of Forward Future Section.
13 films will this year take part in the competition Promising Debuts curated by Magdalena Żelasko and Wolfgang P. Schwelle, directors of the LET’S CEE Film Festival. “..Secret Ingredient, the black humoured and well-made debut film by Macedonian Gjorce Stavreski about a son who tries to heal his father with a space cake…” Meet us in […]
Our film will be screened at CIFF 42 in the George Gund III Memorial Central and Eastern European Film Competition. This is our second time in USA!
Our film won the Best Film Award at Festival International du Film d’Aubagne!
Secret Ingredient gets the First Prize at 36º Bergamo Film Meeting!
Secret Ingredient received the special mention award at Francofilm in Rome!
Secret Ingredient wins SPECIAL MENTION for a film from the Balkan Competition at Sofia Film Festival
Secret Ingredient will have its Italian premiere at Bergamo Film Meeting. Our film is selected at the main competition program. Watch our film in Italy: SATURDAY 10 MARCH, AUDITORIUM DI PIAZZA LIBERTÀ SUNDAY 11 MARCH, CINEMA SAN MARCO MULTISALA
Secret ingredient will be screened at 22nd Sofia International Film Festival in the Balkan competition. The “Balkan competition” traditionally includes some of the most successful films made in the region during the last year.
Our film is in the official selection of Norwegian Kosmorama in Trondeim. The film is part of Skråblikk selection which roughly translates to Tilted View. This is the section for films with an alternative approach to reality or where everything goes “off the rails”.
Secret Ingredient won the Jeffrey C. Barbakow Award for Best International Film in the international competition at Santa Barbara International Film Festival!
US PREMIERE OF SECRET INGREDIENT IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA Our film in America! We are at the official international competition on Santa Barbara Film Festival. Feb 1 – 4:20pm – Fiesta 2 Feb 2 – 7:00pm – Lobero Feb 4 – 8:30am – Metro 4
We are proud to announce that today Secret Ingredient will have its Norway premiere at the Tromsø International Film Festival, the biggest film festival in the country. We are featured in the Horizons program – a selection of high quality films in different genres and styles, and from all over the world.
Great news, everybody! Secret Ingredient will have its TV premiere on HBO’s Cinemax 2 channel in 14 European countries in prime time – on New Year’s eve! This is not only an immense success for us, but for our small country, as well – because we are the first Macedonian film ever to be featured […]