NORTH POLE

Misty field, crowded locker room. Margo belongs to neither. Maybe if she loses her virginity, she will finally find her place.

Director: Marija Apcevska
Macedonia/the former Yugoslav Republic of, 2021
15:00 min | trailer
nominiert für Best Short Film 20MINMAX 2022

Marija Apcevska holds BA in Directing from FDA, Skopje and MA in Film and Media Production, NYFA, Los Angeles. Her shorts have travelled to festivals worldwide and won several awards, with Bardo premiering at Berlinale Generation. In addition, she is the creator of the children’s TV series Zoki Poki, the only TV series from North Macedonia broadcasted in Scandinavia. Her latest  lm, North Pole, premiering at Festival de Cannes Official Short Film Selection, was one of the winning projects at European Short Pitch 2019.
She is currently working on her first feature, Spring Cleaning, selected for development at LIM 2021 and presented at Cannes Focus CoPro’ 2021.

Marija Apcevska, Director of North Pole (2021)

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