Jože Pogačnik

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Jože Pogačnik
Born (1932-04-22) 22 April 1932 (age 82)
Maribor, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
(present-day Slovenia)
Years active 1960–1989

Jože Pogačnik (born 22 April 1932 in Maribor) is a retired Slovenian film director and screenwriter.

After studying film directing, Pogačnik first worked as a film critic, before becoming a prominent author of documentary films in the 1960s, mainly dealing with social issues. He also made several short films, including Tri etide za Cathy i Miloša, which won the Silver Bear award at the 1972 Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

In 1967 he made his first feature film Stronghold of Toughs (Slovenian: Grajski biki), and he won the Golden Arena for Best Director for his last feature film Cafe Astoria (Kavarna Astoria, 1989) at the 1989 Pula Film Festival.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Joze Pogacnik - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "36. Festival igranog filma u Puli" (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

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