Jože Pogačnik

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Jože Pogačnik
Born(1932-04-22)22 April 1932
Died16 February 2016(2016-02-16) (aged 83)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Years active1960–1989

Jože Pogačnik (22 April 1932 – 16 February 2016) was a Slovenian film director and screenwriter.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "STA: Film director Jože Pogačnik dies, aged 83".
  2. ^ "Joze Pogacnik - Awards". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  3. ^ "36. Festival igranog filma u Puli" (in Croatian). Pula Film Festival. Retrieved 24 May 2010.

External links[edit]