Jože Pogačnik

Jože Pogačnik
Born (1932-04-22)22 April 1932
Maribor, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(now Slovenia)
Died 16 February 2016(2016-02-16) (aged 83)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Years active 1960–1989

Jože Pogačnik (22 April 1932 16 February 2016) was a Slovenian film director and screenwriter.[1]

After studying film directing, Pogačnik first worked as a film critic, before becoming a prominent author of documentary films in the 1960s, mainly dealing with social issues. He also made several short films, including Tri etide za Cathy i Miloša, which won the Silver Bear award at the 1972 Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

In 1967 he made his first feature film Stronghold of Toughs (Slovenian: Grajski biki), and he won the Golden Arena for Best Director for his last feature film Cafe Astoria (Kavarna Astoria, 1989) at the 1989 Pula Film Festival.[3]

Selected filmography


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