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ONE FOR THE RIVER: THE SAVA STORY
Feature length documentary film

Runtime: 84 minut
Sound mix: stereo
Aspect ratio: 1:2.35


SYNOPSIS
She carves canyons, fertilizes fields, creates playgrounds, nesting grounds and deep pools. People drink her water, write poems about her, harness her energy, and fight over her. The Sava River is a liquid connection between 4 countries and countless ecosystems. Float alongside four mischievous kayakers as they paddle across Slovenia sampling water, surveying birds and getting to know the Sava’s wild past, dark history, and uncertain future.


FILM CREW

Idea: Rok Rozman
Director: Rožle Bregar
Producer: Rok Rozman
Camera: Rožle Bregar & Mitja Legat
Editor: Denis Artač
Music composer and musician: Janez Dovč
Vocal: Mateja Fi
Music: Brencl Banda, Le Serpentine, Katalena
Illustrations: Maja Poljanc
Animations: Mitja Legat & Toni Stanovnik
Narration: Sabina Kogovšek
Narrative text: Rok Rozman
Krst pri Savici interpretation: Lotos Vincenc Šparovec
Additional footage: Goran Šafarek, Timotej Vrtnik, Tine Lenart
Production: Leeway Collective
Co-production: Vizualist & LegitFilms
Made possible by: NRS | Pyranha Kayaks | Ortlieb


FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

The Sava Story was officially selected to 20 film festivals from 14 countries worldwide (update Jan 1st 2023).


FESTIVAL AWARDS


Ventotene Film Festival | Italy

Green Path Award

Mountain View International Film Festival | India
Best Environmental Film

High Tatras Film Festival | Slovakia
Best Environmental Film

Vesuvius International Film Fest | Italy
Best Documentary Film

Xplore Alpes Festival | France
Grand Prix

Sudbury Outdoor Adventure Reels | Canada
Best Feature Documentary

Čorta Fest | Serbia
Best Music

Bovec Outdoor Film Festival | Slovenia
Public choice award

Film was premiered on June 1st at sold out event in Ljubljana’s Kino Šiška.

Thanks to all for such an incredible night!

Photo: Katja Jemec, Balkan River Defence & Aleš Rosa, Kino Šiška

DATUM

URA

KRAJ

LOKACIJA

DOGODEK

13.1.2023

19:00

Tržič

Zgodba Save

19.1.2023

18:00

Trbovlje

Redni program

22.1.2023

17:00

Trbovlje

Redni program

26.1.2023

18:00

Pivka

Reka Pivka = Zgodba Save

1.2.2023

18:00

Nova Gorica

Kulturni dom

7.2.2023

18:00

Naklo

Turistično društvo

Torkov večer

13.2.2023

20:00

Ljubljana

Cankarjev dom

22.2.2023

17:30

Kranj

B&B izobraževalni center

Zgodba Save

27.3.2023

TBA

Tolmin

Kinogledališče Tolmin

Zgodba Save

*the list is regularly updated, this is why we ask you to check it every now and then.

Past screenings (in 2022):

DATUM

URA

KRAJ

LOKACIJA

DOGODEK

18.6.

20:30

Mengeš

Pri hotelu Harmonija

EkoReka

23.6.

21:00

Ljubljana

Igrišče dvorane Tabor

Kino na Taboru

24.6.

20:00

Mojstrana

Slovenski planinski muzej

Filmski fest. GoroVenture

25.6.

20:30

Idrijska Bela

Kopališče Lajšt

Festival Aktivna Bela

5.7.

21:00

Brežice

Grad Brežice

Kino na grajskem dvorišču

7.7.

21:00

Kranj

Vovkov vrt

Filmi na Vovkovem vrtu

9.7.

21:30

Domžale

Češminov park

Kino v parku

9.7.

21:00

Trbovlje

Mestni park

Dan za Savo

10.7.

21:00

Most na Soči

Terasa ob Vodni hiši

Kino jezero

13.7.

21:00

Radenci ob Kolpi

Kanu Kamp

Kolpa film fest

15.7.

21:00

Lesce

Kamp Šobec

Poletni kino večer

21.7.

21:00

Bohinj

Stara Fužina

Poletni filmski večeri

25.7.

21:30

Sežana

Kosovelov dom

Poletni kino

30.7.

20:30

Tunjice

Piknic prostor Pr' Jeršin

Kino na gozdni jazi

3.8.

21:00

Radovljica

Grajski park

Poletje v Radol’c

8.8.

20:30

Krško

Mestni park

Poletni večeri

11.8.

21:00

Bled

Zdraviliški park

Festival Kino Bled

11.8.

20:45

Gornja Radgona

MC G. Radgona

Letni kino

12.8.

20:00

Cerkno

Večnamenski center

CMAKino

17.8.

21:00

Maribor

Avditorij l. gl. Maribor

Letni kino Minoriti

19.8.

20:30

Zagorje

Mestni park

Dan za Savo

20.8.

21:00

Cerknica

Vrt galerije Krpan

Letni kino na prostem

21.8.

20:15

Polhov Gradec

Polhogr. graščina

Kino v parku

22.8.

21:00

Varpolje

Kamp Menina

Zgodba Save

23.8.

20:00

Tolmin

Atrij knjižnice C.K. Tolmin

Kino pod brezami

27.8.

20:00

Litija

Mestni muzej Litija

Festival trajnosti

1.9.

21:00

Postojna

Mladinski center Postojna

Zmaj ‘ma mlade

3.9.

19:00

Hrastnik

Delavski dom

Dan za Savo

8.9.

19:00

Črnomelj

Kulturni dom

Kultura pod krošnjami

10.9.

17:30

Jevnica

Zadružni dom

Praznik mostu

16.9.

19:00

Litija

Mestni muzej Litija

Film in vodnik

23.9.

18:00

Kranj

Ljudska univerza

Prisluhnite Zgodbi Save

23.9.

19:00

Benedikt

Za Fišerjevo kapelo

Zgodba Save

29.9.

19:00

Idrija

Filmsko gledališče Idrija

Kino projekcija

1.10.

19:00

Preska/Medvode

Taborniška hiška

Filmski večer ob gozdu

15.10.

19:00

Zasip

Kulturni dom

22.10.

18:00

Radovljica

Kino Linhartova dvorana


27.10.

17:30

Portorož

Monfort

10.11.

18:00

Škocjanski zatok

Center za obiskovalce

18.11.

20:00

Celje

Kino Union

Zgodba Save

30.12.

20:00

Bovec

Festivalska projekcija

Making of photos to be used by journalists and film festivals.

Photo: Katja Jemec, Katja Pokorn, Rožle Bregar, Mitja Legat

Communications | Press Manager | Festival Inquiries

International: Carmen Kuntz | thesavastory@balkanriverdefence.org

Slovenija: Rok Rozman | zgodbasave@balkanriverdefence.org

____________________________________

Director | Producer | Production Team

Rozle Bregar | Director | rozle.bregar@vizualist.si

Rok Rozman | Producer | rok@leeway-collective.com

Leeway Collective | Production | home@leeway-collective.com

Vizualist | Co-production | info@vizualist.si

LegitFilms | Co-production | mitja.legat@legitfilms.eu

 

 

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