Jona's Arc / Jonina arka
Stanislav Tomić, Croatia, 2013
Directed by: Stanislav Tomić
Script: Mario Marko Krce, Stanislav Tomić
Producer: Petar Krešimir Peras
Production company: Hrvatska televizija
Cinematography: Mario Marko Krce
Editing: Tomislav Pavlic
Music: Gordan Muratović – Coco Mosquito
Cast: Lucija Šango, Helena Buljan, Dražen Šivak, Božidar Smiljanić, Srećko Vučić, Urša Raukar, Niko Gamulin, Neven Aljinović Tot, Igor Hamer, Božidar Galić
Format: video
Running time: 15'

Age: grades 3 to 5
Jona lives with her mom, dad and cat. She plays violin, practices and goes to school. One day, a lost puppy enters her life and follows her wherever she goes. Jona's parents and their cat are not happy with the new four-legged tenant. Jona must seek help. The dog asylum is full, but its benevolent owner Barbara helps Jona find the puppy's owner and bring him back home. Jona receives a handsome reward. However, everything goes wrong.

Directors Biography
Stanislav Tomić was born in 1972. He graduated in Film and TV Directing from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. His short film 'Promašaj' (2001) won the Jelena Rajković Award at the Days of Croatian Film. He directed an hour-long film 'Father' (2005) and several TV shows, with 'Good Intentions' being particularly well received. His films have been screened at numerous festivals, including Sarajevo, Motovun, Tehran, Oberhausen, Edinburgh, Munich, Siena, Warsaw and Trieste. In 2011 he directed his first feature narrative, the war drama 'Josef'. He made over 40 documentary films, including 'Ship Builder' (2007), 'Delta' (2006) and 'Crystal Night' (2005).

Location and screening schedule:
CINEMA EUROPA, Wednesday, October 23rd at 12.00
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Wednesday, October 23rd at 17.00