Svoboda

by Metod Pevec

Svoboda, documentary
Upcoming
SI

The film director and a psychiatrist go together to the Dob prison, Slovenia’s largest prison institution. The film director believes that many stories remain hidden behind the prison walls, and the psychiatrist believes that his method of psychodrama can help the convicts.

screenwriter
Metod Pevec
co-writer
Vladimir Milošević
director
Metod Pevec
producers
Danijel Hočevar, Zala Opara
director of photography
Metod Pevec
film editor
Olga Michalik
featuring
Valon Hoxaj, Primož Kosi, Nenad Mirović, Matej Groznik, Andrej Bagari, Sandrijel Brezar, Denis Mihalič, Viktor Ermin Hilić
production
Vertigo
co-production
RTV Slovenija
in collaboration with
Film Studio Viba Film
co-funding
Slovenian Film Centre

Vertigo
Danijel Hočevar

info@vertigo.si
Zala Opara
zala@vertigo.si

Metod Pevec

Born in 1958 in Ljubljana, Metod Pevec is seasoned film director and screenwriter as well as novelist and actor. He has previously directed intimate feature and documentary films like ALEXANDRIAS (2011), DOM (2015), POD NJENIM OKNOM (2003) and I AM FRENK (2019). He is a recipient of Golden Arena award at the Pula Film Festival 2020 for the best directing of I Am Frenk, several awards for his documentary films including Vesna award for the best documentary Dom at the Festival of Slovenian Film 2015, in 2013 he received Prešeren Award from the Republic of Slovenia for his directing endeavours, and many others. FREEDOM offers a unique exploration of the hidden angles of inmates’ lives. Filmed in Slovenia’s largest correctional facility, Dob prison, the film seeks to understand whether a criminal’s mind is open to transformative change.