• Matjaž Ivanišin
  • Slovenia
  • 2013
  • 50'
  • Karpopotnik

A road film about the passage of time and memory and a moving meditation on local culture and the inhabitants of rural Vojvodina. In the 1970s, young Yugoslav filmmaker Karpo Godina travels with an 8mm camera across remote Vojvodina countryside, making a film of which only fragments survive. Retracing Godina’s journey 40 years later, young director Matjaž Ivanišin’s Karpotrotter is a dreamlike mix of preserved film fragments, Ivanišin’s landscape shots and conversations with villagers who still remember Godina’s visit. Screened at IndieLisboa, Tribeca Film Festival and Rotterdam; Best Documentary at ZFF 2014.

Subtitles: HR

Matjaž Ivanišin

Born in Maribor in 1981. He graduated in film and TV directing at the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana. Karpotrotter premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival and then screened at the Tribeca Film Festival. His feature-length documentary Playing Men (2017) was screened at Rotterdam and IndieLisboa and awarded the Georges de Beauregard Award at FIDMarseille.


Matjaž Ivanišin
Matjaž Ivanišin, Nebojša Pop-Tasić
Marko Brdar
Uja Irgolič
Đorđe Legen
Studio Legen
Festivals & Awards
Zagreb Film Festival – Golden Pram for Best Documentary Film; Tribeca Film Festival; IndieLisboa; Rotterdam Int'l Film Festival

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