Titoist Cathedrals: The Rise and Fall of Partisan Film

  • Jurica Pavičić


No Yugoslav culture—not even those most culturally developed like Slovenia, Croatia, and Serbia—had serious cinema production before World War II. In all-Yugoslav cultures, the prewar film tradition was restricted to individual amateur filmmakers, and several production units specialized in educational and propaganda films. By founding a cinema industry (not just one cinema industry, but eight of them—one studio in each federal unit), the Communist government sent a message: illiterate, colonized, culturally backward South Slavic nations are now on a par with former colonizers.


Cinema Industry Communist Society Film Festival Great Transport Federal Unit 
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  • Jurica Pavičić
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  1. 1.University of SplitSplitCroatia

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