MESTO/VENUE: Kinoteka, Kosovska 11
DATUM/DATE: 15.3.2018.
VREME/TIME: 20:30
KARTE/TICKETS: 350

Golgota Srbije je istorijski dokumentarni film o promenljivoj sudbini srpske nacije tokom Prvog svetskog rata (1914 -1918).

Ovaj film se smatra umetničkim delom i najboljim dokumentarnim filmom snimljenim u Kraljevini Jugoslaviji, i okarakterisan je kao kinematografsko delo od izuzetnog istorijskog i kulturnog značaja.

Kroz film nas vode citati istaknutih državnika, istoričara, i vojnih posmatrača tokom ratnih dešavanja na Balkanu. U nedostatku originalnog dokumentarnog materijala izgubljenog u toku rata, neke scene su naknadno rekonstruisane. U filmu takođe možemo čuti i irsku koračnicu iz Prvog svetskog rata „It’s a long way to Tipperary”.

Prva projekcija filma zakazana je 1940 godine, ali je u međuvremenu film zabranjen, jer su cenzori smatrali da bi mogao negativno da utiče na odnose sa stranim zemljama. U avgustu iste godine film je prikazan sa velikim uspehom, uz nekoliko izbačenih scena. Materijal je obnovljen sedamdesetih godina, ali je po drugi put prikazan tek 24. februara 1992. godine u Sava centru.

The Cavalry of Serbia or Balkans Burning is an epic historical documentary film about the mixed fortunes of the Serbian nation during the Great War, 1914 – 1918.

It is considered a work of art and the best documentary film made in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and has been authenticated as a cinematographic work of exceptional historical & cultural significance.

The film uses explanatory titles from quotations of eminent statesmen, historians, and military observers describing wartime events in the Balkans. Due to a lack of original documentary material (lost during the war) some scenes were reconstructed later. There is also a rousing rendition of the Irish WWI morale boosting & marching song, “It’s a long way to Tipperary”.

The documentary was first scheduled for a premiere in 1940, but was banned because censors conidered it potentially damaging with foreign countries. In August of that year, The Calvary of Serbia—originally titled Balkans Burning, was screened with great success, though with some scenes removed. In the 1970s the material was restored, but it wasn’t until February 24th 1992 that a second screening took place in the Sava Center.