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

Film „Dara iz Jasenovca“ srpski kandidat za nagradu „Oskar“

Film „Dara iz Jasenovca“ reditelja Predraga Antonijevića predstavljaće Srbiju u trci za 93. nagradu Američke akademiјe filmske umetnosti i nauke – Oskar, u kategoriјi za naјbolji međunarodni film (International Feature Film Award), saopštio je danas Filmski centar Srbije.

Film je odabrala komisija u sastavu Dobrivoje Tanasijević – Dan Tana (član Američke akademije filmske umetnosti i nauke, član komisije po predlogu FCS-a) Miroslav Lekić (ispred Udruženja filmskih umetnika Srbije), dr Ivana Kronja i Tanja Bošković (po predlogu AFUN-a), Sandra Perović (ispred Upravnog odbora FCS-a), Dara Džokić (ispred Udruženja filmskih glumaca Srbije) i Dejan Lutkić (po predlogu FCS-a).

„Komisija izražava veliko zadovoljstvo, jer smo ove godine imali izuzetno kvalitetnu, žanrovski raznoliku filmsku ponudu.  Izabrani film „Dara iz Jasenovca“ je emotivno snažna drama koja se bavi istorijskom traumom nudeći pre svega poštovanje prema žrtvama. Tema je izuzetno značajna, bolna i traumatična, pri čemu je film izbegao zamku da se ponovo probude aveti prošlosti jer nije stavljen u politički diskurs. Tragične okolnosti nisu predočene u kontekstu opšteg zločina, već je tragedija personalizovana. Zločin ima svoje ime i prezime, tako da se film ne bavi brojkama i opštim mestima, već pojedinačnim sudbinama, stvarajući na taj način veoma sugestivnu sliku tragedije koja se dogodila. Bila je potrebna velika hrabrost celokupne autorske ekipe da se prihvati tako delikatne teme“, navedeno je u obrazloženju odluke komisije.

Članovi komisije ističu visok umetnički kvalitet filma, vrsnu režiju, britak scenario, fotografiju koja doprinosi vizuelnoj poetici filma, muziku, scenografiju i kostim, kao i ekspresivnu glumu postignutu u ovom „ansambl filmu“ (naročito kada je reč o ženskim likovima). Kroz sudbinu čitavih porodica, prikazana je snaga volje malog čoveka, kao i ogromna ljubav i čovečnost u okolnostima koje su teško zamislive.

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Teresa A.H. Djuric

Brig. Gen. Teresa A.H. Djuric is Deputy Director, Space and Intelligence Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. General Djuric leads the Under Secretary's strategic planning and programming for defense space programs valued at $12 billion. She provides guidance and oversight of the architecture studies leading to the development and procurement of future defense space programs. She provides principal support to the Under Secretary's role as the focal point for space matters and in coordinating activities across the whole of government space enterprise.

General Djuric was commissioned in 1983 through Officer Training School. She has operated space systems at three space wings and Headquarters 14th Air Force. In 2004, she deployed to Southwest Asia as Director of Space Forces for operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. She has commanded at the squadron, group, wing and education center levels, and has served on staffs at the Air Force Personnel Center, U.S. Pacific Command, Headquarters U.S. Air Force and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Prior to her current assignment, she was Commander, Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development, Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

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Theological Disambiguations

An Unconventional Handbook of Orthodox Theology

by Rev. Vladan Perisic

Foreword
by Fr John Behr

It is a great pleasure to see this work published, making available some of the most important writings of Fr Vladan Perisic over the last couple of decades available, together in one volume, to an English speaking audience. Fr Vladan’s work is well known in Serbia, and in broader academic and ecumenical circles. But it can now receive the much wider readership that it deserves, and, as a collected volume, its scope, coherence, and significance is sure to receive the recognition it deserves.

The eighteen essays collected here treat diverse topics, from academic theology (and its place in the Church) to questions of life and death, from historically oriented studies, on Sts Ignatius and Gregory Palamas, to contemporary issues, such as human rights and ecology. Each of them is characterized by meticulous scholarship and great insight, clarity of thought and expression.

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