schachmatt / checkmate 2005 documentary

life in the utopia of an era: novi beograd (new belgrade), where people enjoy living in high rise apartment blocks. a moment of the daily life in suburbia - a.k.a. "no man's land"  (Ljiljana Blagojevic) as this housing area once was built out of nothing on wetland - an environment in constant transformation.

the video is made out of footage taken on an excursion to belgrade in march 2005 organised by the academy of fine arts, vienna and has been screened at the film:riss festival in salzburg, 2006

with erwin csar and christian tonko