SYNOPSIS

From a one-Michelin-star restaurant in Lisbon to a basketball court in Sarajevo, an emigrant that escaped from a recent war is portrayed in his many facets. How cooking became his “American dream” and led him to success, but also how he deals with his worst nightmares. We enter inside the universe of his kitchen but especially inside an unstoppable mind and a passionate adventurer.

Biography

Mónica Franco (1974, Lisbon). With a degree in Art History, courses in Journalistic and Creative Writing, she post-graduated in Documentary Directing in 2005. She was 20 years in newsrooms and wrote four books. In 2012 she won the International Academy of Gastronomy and the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for her first book “Papa-Quilómetros”. In 2021 she premiered her first documentary feature, “Ljubomir Stanišić: Heartbeat” at Porto/Post/Doc.

Filmography

A Ferro e Fogo (2020)

LJUBOMİR STANİŠİĆ: HEARTBEAT

Film Poster

LJUBOMİR STANİŠİĆ: HEARTBEAT

Director

LJUBOMİR STANİŠİĆ: HEARTBEAT

Gallery