Milcho Manchevski

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Milcho Manchevski
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Born Skopje, Macedonia, Yugoslavia 1969
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, photographer, writer, artist
Years active 1978–present

Golden Lion 1994 Before the Rain
Academy Award nomination 1995 Before the Rain[1]
Silver Condor for Best Foreign Film
1995 Before the Rain
Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film
8 1995 Before the Rain
MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video
1992 "Tennessee"
Billboard Music Award for Best Video: New Pop/Rock Act

1992 "Tennessee"

Milcho Manchevski (Macedonian: Милчо Манчевски [ˈmilt͡ʃɔ ˈmant͡ʃɛfski], born October 18, 1969), is a film director. The New York Times included his film Before the Rain (1994)[2][3] in its Guide to the Best 1,000 Films Ever Made list.[4] Manchevski’s work also includes the films Dust (2001), Shadows (2007),[2] Mothers (2010), Bikini Moon (in post-production, 2017), as well as the shorts Thursday (2013), Macedonia Timeless (2009), Tennessee (1991) and 1.73 (1984). Manchevski has authored two exhibitions of photographs, and works of fiction, as well as books of essays and performance art. He teaches at the Feirstein Graduate School at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, VGIK in Moscow, EICTV in Cuba and the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

Selected filmography (as director)[edit]

Feature films[edit]


Music videos[edit]

Short films[edit]

  • The End of Time (2017)
  • Thursday (2013)
  • Buddies: Race – Skopsko for Us (2015)
  • Buddies: Filip – Skopsko for Us (2015)
  • Buddies: Green Car – Skopsko for Us (2015)
  • Macedonia Timeless: Mountains (2008)
  • Macedonia Timeless: Temples (2008)
  • Macedonia Timeless: Archaeology (2008)

Art exhibitions[edit]

  • "Five Drops of Dream", 2010 (an Exhibition of Photographic Pentaptychs)


  • "Pictures, Words, and Lies" 2015
  • "Truth and Fiction: Notes on (Exceptional) Faith in Art", 2012


  1. ^ a b "The 67th Academy Awards (1995) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c Holden, Stephen (January 29, 2009). "A Macedonian Ghost Story, Directed by Milcho Manchevski". The New York Times. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c d Dawson, Nick (March 8, 2017). "Milcho Manchevski, Shadows". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  4. ^ Nichols, P.M.; Scott, A.O. (2004). The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made. Film Critics of the New York Times. St. Martin's Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-312-32611-1. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  5. ^ Senjanovic, Natasha (February 21, 2011). "Mothers: Berlin Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  6. ^, M3 Web -. "Retrospective of Milcho Manchevski's Work to Be Held in Brazil -". Retrieved 22 March 2017. 
  7. ^ History in Dust: An Interview with Milcho Manchevski Roderick Coover Film Quarterly; Winter 2004/2005; 58, 2; ProQuest Direct Complete, p. 2
  8. ^ Bleiler, D. (2004). TLA Video & DVD Guide 2005: The Discerning Film Lover's Guide. TLA VIDEO & DVD GUIDE. St. Martin's Press. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-312-31690-7. Retrieved March 22, 2017. 
  9. ^ a b Bode, Gus (6 June 1997). "When Milcho Manchevski graduated from SIUC's film school in 1982, he had no idea that he would one day write and direct an Oscar nominated film.". Daily Egyptian. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 

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