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- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Film Ivane Todorović u ponudi onlajn kanala „Njujork tajmsa”

Kratki dokumentarni film „A Harlem Mother” Ivane Todorović nalazi se u ponudi onlajn kanala „Njujork tajmsa” i može se besplatno pogledati.

Reč je o ostvarenju naše rediteljke, poznate po socijalno angažovanim filmovima, koje oslikava sudbinu osamnaestogodišnjeg Latrona Parkera, autora dokumentarnog filma o teškom odrastanju u Harlemu 1998, a koji je osam godina kasnije ubijen na ulici. Danas se njegova majka Džin kroz svoju organizaciju „Harlem Mothers SAVE” bori protiv oružanog nasilja među mladima i pomaže drugim roditeljima da se nose sa bolom gubitka.

Film je snimala, režirala i producirala Ivana Todorović, montirala Tijana Petrović, snimatelj zvuka je David Guiteirez Camps, autor muzike je Janko Radosavljević, dizajn postera je delo Nebojše Petrovića. Ovaj film imao je premijeru u bioskopu Alberta Mejzelsa u Harlemu, prikazan je na brojnim festivalima i dobio je nekoliko nagrada.

Inače, film je i završni rad Ivane Todorović na katedri za dokumentarni film na „The New School” Univerzitetu u Njujorku.

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Slavoljub Slavko Vorkapić

Slavoljub Slavko Vorkapić (Serbian Cyrillic: Славољуб Славко Воркапић; March 17, 1894 – October 20, 1976), known in English as Slavko Vorkapich, was a Serbian-American film director and editor, former Chair of USC Film School, painter, and a prominent figure of modern cinematography and film art.

Slavoljub Vorkapić was born on March 17, 1894, in the small village of Dobrinci near Ruma in the Syrmia region, at the time part of the Kingdom of Croatia and Slavonia of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Serbia). His father Petar, the town clerk, insisted that young Slavko should be well-educated.

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Prayer Book

The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America is pleased to announce the publication of a beautiful pocket-size, full-color, English-language Prayer Book, which has been compiled and designed by our newly enthroned His Grace, Bishop Maxim, and printed in Serbia. The book contains prayers commonly used by Orthodox Christians, lists of Scriptural Commandments, and brief articles on the precepts of Faith, proper conduct in church, and the meaning and practice of prayer. It is adorned with striking icons and illustrations by Fr. Stamatis Skliris, a parish priest in Athens who is renowned as an iconographer and as a writer and lecturer on Byzantine iconography. Full-color on coated stock throughout, 36 pages, 3¾" × 5½" format, paperback, saddle-stitched.