ABOUT HOCKEY AND THE BEARS



Director: Radislav Jovanov Gonzo, Josip Ivančić

Production:

ALJAZEERA BALKANS
Trg djece Sarajeva 1, 71000 Sarajevo
Tel.: +387 33 89 72 00, +387 33 89 73 14 Fax.: +387 33 26 66 01
sead.kresevljakovic@aljazeera.net

Propeler Film, Zagreb Film

Synopsis:

About HOCKEY AND THE BEARS shows the success of hockey in Zagreb told through the story of the ice hockey team Medveščak Zagreb which was founded in 1961. After 20 years of absence from hockey scene, the club returned to the regional league in the 2009/2010 season and immediately secured a place in semi-finals. After that, they achieved the greatest success in the team's recent history by entering the world's strongest non-American league - KHL. The film presents not only history, but also conversations with players and fans in order to showcase the phenomenon of this team's popularity.