Film screening: My Name Is Janez Janša

28th November 2012 at 7.00 p.m. Film screening: My Name Is Janez Janša
Kino Udarnik

at 8.00 p.m. Conversation with Janez Janša, Janez Janša and Janez Janša
Kino Udarnik

Moderator: Žiga Brdnik 
The conversation will be in Slovene.

In 2007, three artists joined the conservative Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) and officially changed their names to that of the leader of the party and Prime Minister of Slovenia, Janez Janša. While they renamed themselves for personal reasons, the boundaries between their lives and their art began to merge in numerous and unforeseen ways. As an artistic gesture, this particular name change provoked a wide range of interpretations in art circles both in Slovenia and abroad, as well as among publicists and the general public. In this documentary, individuals, artists and academics from all over the world share their thoughts about the meaning and purpose of one’s name, from both a private and public perspective.

Director: Janez Janša
Screenplay: Janez Janša, Janez Janša
Story: Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša
Producer: Marcela Okretič
With Dražen Dragojević kot/in the role of Dražen Dragojević
Interviews by: Dražen Dragojević, Janez Janša, Janez Janša
Director of Photography: Darko Herič
Editors: Jurij Moškon, Giusi Santoro
Graphic Designer: Luka Umek
Music Composers: Riccardo Nanni, Giancarlo Di Maria
Production: Aksioma – Zavod za sodobne umetnosti, Ljubljana
Co-Production: TV Slovenija, Zavod Maska
Associated Producers: POPCult (IT), Emotionfilm (SI)
Financial Support: Slovenski filmski center, Filmski studio Viba Film

67 minutes

The film is in Slovene and English with Slovene and English subtitles.


28. 11. 2012