A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- 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

Мила Турајлић у Америчкој академији бира документарац за Оскара

Редитељку Милу Турајлић позвала је Америчка академија за филмску уметност и науку да буде њихов члан у сектору документаристике, што значи да ће моћи да учествује и у гласању за Оскара у категорији документарних остварења, преноси Танјуг. Задовољство због овог позива, редитељка је поделила на својој фејсбук страници. Академија је позвала 819 филмских уметника и радника „који су се истакли доприносом биоскопским филмовима и филмској уметности”, а поред Турајлићеве на листи су и аутори филма „Земља меда” Тамара Котевска и Љубо Стефанов, али и многобројни добитници Оскара попут екипе филма „Паразит”.

„Веома сам почаствована позивом да се придружим академији. Невероватно је што ћу се наћи у тако цењеном друштву, у класи 2020, чији је досадашњи рад веома инспиришући. У њих сврставам многе пријатеље, колеге и менторе, а то само показује великодушност и љубав које ова заједница пружа”, написала је Турајлићева, која је недавно дошла у Београд како би доснимила сцене за свој нови документарни филм „Досије Лабудовић”, за који завршава монтажу.

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Željka Cvjetan Gortinski

Željka Cvjetan Gortinski, an actress, is a member of the Society of Dramatic Artists of Serbia and the Afta - SAG Union. 

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in acting, in 1984, at the University of Arts, Belgrade.

During her second year at the University, she started her professional career as an actress in many stage, film, radio and TV productions and became a permanent member of a repertory theater company, “Belgrade Drama Theater.”.

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Sailors of the Sky

A conversation with Fr. Stamatis Skliris and Fr. Marko Rupnik on contemporary Christian art

In these timely conversations led by Fr. Radovan Bigovic, many issues are introduced that enable the contemporary reader to deepen and expand his or her understanding of the role of art in the life of the Church. Here we find answers to questions on the crisis of contemporary ecclesiastical art in West and East; the impact of Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and Abstract painting on contemporary ecclesiastical painting; and a consideration of the main distrinction between iconography and secular painting. The dialogue, while resolving some doubts about the difference between iconography, religious painting, and painting in general, reconciles the requirement to obey inconographic canons with the freedom essential to artistic creativity, demonstrating that obedience to the canons is not a threat to the vitatlity of iconography. Both artists illumine the role of prayer and ascetisicm in the art of iconography. They also mention curcial differences between iconography in the Orthodox Church and in Roman Catholicism. How important thse distinctions are when exploring the relationship between contemporary theology and art! In a time when postmodern "metaphysics' revitalizes every concept, these masters still believe that, to some extent, Post-Modernism adds to the revitatiztion of Christian art, stimulating questions about "artistic inspiration" and the essential asethetic categories of Christian painting. Their exceptionally wide, yet nonetheless deep, expertise assists their not-so-everday connections between theology, ar, and modern issues concerning society: "society" taken in its broader meaning as "civilization." Finally, the entire artistic project of Stamatis and Rupnik has important ecumenical implications that aswer a genuine longing for unity in the Christian word.

The text of this 94-page soft-bound book has been translated from the Serbian by Ivana Jakovljevic, Fr. Gregory Edwards, and Andrijana Krstic. Published by Sebastian Press, Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Contemporary Christian Thought Series, number 7, First Edition, ISBN: 978-0-9719505-8-0