NEW GATES



Director: Živko Žika Ristić

Screenwriter: Dragoslav Silvestar

Cinematografpher: Miroljub Dikosavljević

Music: Ruža Cvingl

Editor: Ruža Cvingl

Production:

Sutjeska film

Synopsis:

The town of Zadar was built on a low-lying peninsula in the northern stretch of Croatia’s Adriatic coast. The film explores Zadar’s historic buildings erected over the centuries which the town had spent under the sway of different rulers including ancient Romans, Goths, Avars, Venetians and Italians. After liberation from Nazi occupiers, Zadar is experiencing a boom. New iron and concrete gates are rising up from the rubble, including the gates of Vlado Bagat sewing machines factory. The film also documents the running of the factory and its products.