SYNOPSIS

“Life of a mutt” tells true, intimate and authentic stories from the perspective of stray dogs. Combining documentary material with hand drawn animation and voice over, we are crossing between genres and forms of documentary, fiction and animation, giving our silent heroes a voice.The inspiration comes from ancient Indian, Russian, British stories. Combining seven scenes in one life story- from birth to a birth again, we witness their dignifying fight for survival. By talking about existential questions, such as the marginalized groups, nature and the environment, and highlighting esteemed values such as love, friendship and trust.

Biography

Tanja was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and studied Film and TV Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Arts, Belgrade. Post-graduate studies of directing finished at University of Hamburg. Since 2003 she lives in Berlin. She writes and directs shorts, documentaries and video art. Her films have been screened at festivals all over the world and garnered numerous awards.

Filmography

Life of a Mutt (2020), Home (2019), God's Will (2019), Chinese Will Come (2018), Wanderung (2017), Jovica and His Teeth (2015)

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