European Film Awards

Tamara Kotevska – Honeyland #EFA2019

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One of the directors of the award winning documentary Honeyland talks about the experience of the shooting: somehow extreme but rewarding.

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PODCAST | Angelo Acerbi interviews Tamara Kotevska, director of the film Honeyland.

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Tamara Kotevska glows when she talks about Hatizde, the lead character of her ( and Ljiubo Stefanov’s) film Honeyland. The premises of the film where different but when they met Hatzide and her mother they knew that a new film was coming . Tamara tells Angelo Acerbi, at the European Film awards in Berlin, all the difficulties and complexities both technical and physical to complete the shooting, and how Hatzide’s life is today.

Honeyland:  The last female bee-hunter in Europe must save the bees and return the natural balance in Honeyland, when a family of nomadic beekeepers invade her land and threaten her livelihood.

To discover more about the EFA – European Film Award 2019, click here.

This interview has been recorded during the 32nd EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS ceremony on 7th December 2019 in Berlin. FRED Film Radio is media partner of the event.

  • Reporter
    Angelo Acerbi
  • Guest
    Tamara Kotevska
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
  • Festival section
    Best Documentary
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