Salaetin Bilal

Dust (2001)

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. In the New York storyline, Edge hunts for Angela's gold to pay back a debt, and gradually grows closer to her. In the Macedonian story, the brothers end up fighting for opposite sides of a revolution, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  David Wenham  •  Adrian Lester  •  Nikolina Kujača

Two parallel tales of redemption, a century apart. In the New York storyline, Edge hunts for Angela's gold to pay back a debt, and gradually grows closer to her. In the Macedonian story, the brothers end up fighting for opposite sides of a revolution, with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Joseph Fiennes  •  David Wenham  •  Adrian Lester  •  Nikolina Kujača

J.A.C.E. (2012)

Twice-orphaned Jace, a seven-year-old Albanian of Greek origin, witnesses a massacre that wipes out his entire foster family in Argyrokastron, and then falls in the hands of a bunch of ruthless gangsters who "export" children abroad for various profitable reasons ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menelaos Karamaghiolis
CAST:  Alban Ukaj  •  Stefania Goulioti  •  Argyris Xafis  •  Ieronymos Kaletsanos

Twice-orphaned Jace, a seven-year-old Albanian of Greek origin, witnesses a massacre that wipes out his entire foster family in Argyrokastron, and then falls in the hands of a bunch of ruthless gangsters who "export" children abroad for various profitable reasons ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Menelaos Karamaghiolis
CAST:  Alban Ukaj  •  Stefania Goulioti  •  Argyris Xafis  •  Ieronymos Kaletsanos

Balkan Is Not Dead (2013)

A Macedonian family from Bitola at the turn of the twentieth century tries to survive, preserve its roots and remain together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aleksandar Popovski
CAST:  Nikola Ristanovski  •  Nataša Tapušković  •  Dragana Kostadinovska  •  Rade Šerbedžija

A Macedonian family from Bitola at the turn of the twentieth century tries to survive, preserve its roots and remain together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aleksandar Popovski
CAST:  Nikola Ristanovski  •  Nataša Tapušković  •  Dragana Kostadinovska  •  Rade Šerbedžija

Mothers (2011)

Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning women are found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Ana Stojanovska  •  Vladimir Jacev  •  Dimitar Gjorgjievski  •  Ratka Radmanović

Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning women are found ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Ana Stojanovska  •  Vladimir Jacev  •  Dimitar Gjorgjievski  •  Ratka Radmanović

Gipsy Magic (1997)

In modern-day Macedonia, East Indian gypsy Taip (Miki Manojlovic) becomes friends with UN peacekeeper Riju and introduces him to his life of squalor. When Taip's mother dies, he collects government money for the funeral -- but then she comes back to life. Shown at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stole Popov
CAST:  Bekir Adnan  •  Miki Manojlović  •  Petre Arsovski  •  Anthony Zaki

In modern-day Macedonia, East Indian gypsy Taip (Miki Manojlovic) becomes friends with UN peacekeeper Riju and introduces him to his life of squalor. When Taip's mother dies, he collects government money for the funeral -- but then she comes back to life. Shown at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stole Popov
CAST:  Bekir Adnan  •  Miki Manojlović  •  Petre Arsovski  •  Anthony Zaki

Shadows (2007)

A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov has everything -- indeed his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Borche Nacev  •  Vesna Stanojevska  •  Sabina Toziya  •  Salaetin Bilal

A successful young doctor with a beautiful wife, a happy child, and a comfortable house finds his life suddenly changed in ways he never thought possible after being injured in a serious car accident. To the outside eye Lazar Perkov has everything -- indeed his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milcho Manchevski
CAST:  Borche Nacev  •  Vesna Stanojevska  •  Sabina Toziya  •  Salaetin Bilal

Revenge (2001)

The story of is placed at the end of the 19th and at the second half of the 20th century. The locations are different and completely opposite: the rural Macedonia at one hand, and the urban environment of an industrial region in Belgium at another...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Hintjens
CAST:  Rik van Uffelen  •  Ann Esch  •  Ljupčo Todorovski  •  Dejan Lilikj

The story of is placed at the end of the 19th and at the second half of the 20th century. The locations are different and completely opposite: the rural Macedonia at one hand, and the urban environment of an industrial region in Belgium at another...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jan Hintjens
CAST:  Rik van Uffelen  •  Ann Esch  •  Ljupčo Todorovski  •  Dejan Lilikj

Three Days in September (2015)

Story about a vengeance, about the secrets we carry and the roles we play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darijan Pejovski
CAST:  Irena Ristić  •  Kamka Tocinovski  •  Adem Karaga  •  Salaetin Bilal

Story about a vengeance, about the secrets we carry and the roles we play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Darijan Pejovski
CAST:  Irena Ristić  •  Kamka Tocinovski  •  Adem Karaga  •  Salaetin Bilal

An Unforgettable Spring in a Forgotten Village (2019)

The calm and ordinary life of a forgotten village is disturbed with the arrival of three prostitutes in the village’s bar, owned by two pimp brothers. The men, despite the efforts of their wives to stop them, spend all their time in the village’s bar, spending ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kushtrim Bekteshi
CAST:  Adriana Matoshi  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Ndriçim Xhepa  •  Luan Jaha

The calm and ordinary life of a forgotten village is disturbed with the arrival of three prostitutes in the village’s bar, owned by two pimp brothers. The men, despite the efforts of their wives to stop them, spend all their time in the village’s bar, spending ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kushtrim Bekteshi
CAST:  Adriana Matoshi  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Ndriçim Xhepa  •  Luan Jaha

Grandfather and Grandson (2019)

What is like to be a widowed old man in a small town where every single day is the same like the previous? And what will happen when the grandson that man haven't seen in 10 years will knock on his door and suddenly brake all of his routines?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ilija Piperkoski
CAST:  Salaetin Bilal  •  Dejan Lilikj  •  Blagoj Veselinov  •  Goran Stojanovski

What is like to be a widowed old man in a small town where every single day is the same like the previous? And what will happen when the grandson that man haven't seen in 10 years will knock on his door and suddenly brake all of his routines?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ilija Piperkoski
CAST:  Salaetin Bilal  •  Dejan Lilikj  •  Blagoj Veselinov  •  Goran Stojanovski

Glow (2011)

The action takes place in one day, on the street and in the fancy part of the town. It is a hot day in August. There is a truck parked with watermelons for sale. A father and his son, both farmers, are selling the watermelons. The son, 15-year-old Dime, glares at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomislav Aleksov
CAST:  Tijana Istocki  •  Nikola Kolev  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Toni Mihajlovski

The action takes place in one day, on the street and in the fancy part of the town. It is a hot day in August. There is a truck parked with watermelons for sale. A father and his son, both farmers, are selling the watermelons. The son, 15-year-old Dime, glares at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tomislav Aleksov
CAST:  Tijana Istocki  •  Nikola Kolev  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Toni Mihajlovski

Play and Save (2013)

Gligor, a young misfit from a countryside becomes marked by his instinctive need to deal with irregularities which a time-storm imposes. He is recalling the dramatic scenes of the past - from rattle games, from delicate moments with Marija, from the foreign mockery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Trenchovski
CAST:  Kosta Angov  •  Zora Georgieva  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Kostadin Drvarov

Gligor, a young misfit from a countryside becomes marked by his instinctive need to deal with irregularities which a time-storm imposes. He is recalling the dramatic scenes of the past - from rattle games, from delicate moments with Marija, from the foreign mockery ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Trenchovski
CAST:  Kosta Angov  •  Zora Georgieva  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Kostadin Drvarov

Times, Waters (1980)

A Macedonian village has always struggled to find ways to bring water to its arid land - a struggle that may be won when a native son returns from America with the idea of setting up a watermill. Such an enterprise gets two villages in conflict over water rights, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Branko Ivanovski Gapo
CAST:  Petre Arsovski  •  Dušan Kostovski  •  Šišman Angelovski  •  Nenad Milosavljević

A Macedonian village has always struggled to find ways to bring water to its arid land - a struggle that may be won when a native son returns from America with the idea of setting up a watermill. Such an enterprise gets two villages in conflict over water rights, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Branko Ivanovski Gapo
CAST:  Petre Arsovski  •  Dušan Kostovski  •  Šišman Angelovski  •  Nenad Milosavljević

Glas (2000)

"Glas" is the most widely circulated newspaper in the country. Editor-in-Chief Gligor agrees with a government minister to bring him into bankruptcy with one goal - to buy him cheap. To that end, they are appointing Anna as the newspaper's new director. Anna is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Filip Apostolski
CAST:  Salaetin Bilal  •  Risto Gogovski  •  Mirče Donevski  •  Vladimir Endrovski

"Glas" is the most widely circulated newspaper in the country. Editor-in-Chief Gligor agrees with a government minister to bring him into bankruptcy with one goal - to buy him cheap. To that end, they are appointing Anna as the newspaper's new director. Anna is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Filip Apostolski
CAST:  Salaetin Bilal  •  Risto Gogovski  •  Mirče Donevski  •  Vladimir Endrovski

Midnight Sun (1982)

A story about a poor man who finds a way out of his situation by escaping into dreams and desires. The screenplay is based on the short story "A Little Sun" by the contemporary Syrian writer Zekerija Tamir.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ljupčo Bilbilovski
CAST:  Meto Jovanovski  •  Sabina Toziya  •  Salaetin Bilal

A story about a poor man who finds a way out of his situation by escaping into dreams and desires. The screenplay is based on the short story "A Little Sun" by the contemporary Syrian writer Zekerija Tamir.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ljupčo Bilbilovski
CAST:  Meto Jovanovski  •  Sabina Toziya  •  Salaetin Bilal

A Step Ahead of Time (2003)

A short retrospect into the life and work of the Manaki brothers. The film represents passion of having the first camera as well as the very beginnings of photography and movie making in the Balkans. The production employed original costumes and photography ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Trenchovski
CAST:  Goce Vlahov  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Čedo Hristov  •  Kiril Psaltirov

A short retrospect into the life and work of the Manaki brothers. The film represents passion of having the first camera as well as the very beginnings of photography and movie making in the Balkans. The production employed original costumes and photography ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goran Trenchovski
CAST:  Goce Vlahov  •  Salaetin Bilal  •  Čedo Hristov  •  Kiril Psaltirov

The Trap (2007)

A psychological thriller set in Macedonia leaving naive son Jane to discover the truth about his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aljoša Simjanovski
CAST:  Petre Arsovski  •  Mimi Tanevska  •  Slaviša Kajevski  •  Branko Gjorchev

A psychological thriller set in Macedonia leaving naive son Jane to discover the truth about his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aljoša Simjanovski
CAST:  Petre Arsovski  •  Mimi Tanevska  •  Slaviša Kajevski  •  Branko Gjorchev

From Behind (1985)

Early Spring 1945. Albanian criminals attack innocent Macedonians in Macedonia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blagoj Andreev
CAST:  Nenad Stojanovski  •  Meto Jovanovski  •  Ljupčo Petruševski  •  Panče Kamdžik

Early Spring 1945. Albanian criminals attack innocent Macedonians in Macedonia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Blagoj Andreev
CAST:  Nenad Stojanovski  •  Meto Jovanovski  •  Ljupčo Petruševski  •  Panče Kamdžik

Let God Kill the Spies (1993)

Five centuries of persecution and the struggle of the Macedonian people for freedom and an independent Macedonian state in which freedom will reign equally for all, have created their own myth and tradition for themselves. The struggles, sufferings, betrayals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aco Aleksov
CAST:  Vasil Šiškov  •  Blagoja Spirkoski-Džumerko  •  Dušan Kostovski  •  Bajrush Mjaku

Five centuries of persecution and the struggle of the Macedonian people for freedom and an independent Macedonian state in which freedom will reign equally for all, have created their own myth and tradition for themselves. The struggles, sufferings, betrayals and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aco Aleksov
CAST:  Vasil Šiškov  •  Blagoja Spirkoski-Džumerko  •  Dušan Kostovski  •  Bajrush Mjaku