Rampart. By Marko Grba Singh / 62 min / 2021 / Serbia
From an abandoned apartment in the suburbs of Belgrade, a persevering reminiscence of nightmares mix with the memories from childhood. A grandfather’s video recorder, pets, gatherings and images from the uncertain years of 1998 and 1999 reveal a common life embraced by a historical event.
Best Balkan Newcomer
DokuFest International Documentary and Short Film Festival. Kosovo (2021)
Memorial Award “Jovan Aćin” for Contribution to Cinema
Filmmakers Guild of Serbia / Udruzenje filmskih umetnika Srbije (UFUS). Serbia (2021)
Best Film European Debut Competition
Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris. Lithuania (2022)
Marko Grba Singh was born in 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia. He is currently on Ph.D. studies in Film Directing at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. His short documentaries “At Least We’ve Met” (2012) and “Pale” (2013 ) premiered at Visions du Réel. His first mid-length film “Abdul & Hamza“ (2015) got a Special Mention at FIDMarseille. His short film “If I Had It My Way I Would Never Leave” was screened at the Cannes Film Festival in the ACID Section in 2017.
Since 2018 he serves as the Artistic Director of BELDOCS, Belgrade International Documentary Film Festival. His first feature film “Rampart” (2021) premiered at Locarno Film Festival.