The Wire of Fortress Europe: Watch the discussion

Watch the recording of the discussion about migration and refugee crisis based on the film The Wire. Guests of the discussion are director Tiha K. Gudac, András Kováts and Zoran Stevanovic. The discussion is moderated by journalist Milena Zajović.

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Tiha Gudac is a filmmaker based in Croatia, where she’s working as a director, scriptwriter and a producer, working primarily on documentary projects. As a producer she has independently produced and worked on fiction, documentary, and animated films and commercial and TV formats, some of which were awarded, or box office success. She debuted as a director with her film “Naked Island” (2014), which has received numerous international festival award. As a guest lecturer she teaches subjects of documentary film projects development and commercial TV production.


Zoran Stevanović, currently UNHCR Central Europe's Regional Communications Officer has more than twenty-five years of television experience internationally as a journalist, television producer and executive with broad experience in broadcast management and production. Prior to joining to UNHCR Zoran was the Director of Newsgathering and Programming for the N1 (television) news channels, CNN's Exclusive News Affiliate and he worked at CNNs Atlanta Headquarters for more than twelve years. Stevanović is the recipient of numerous awards, including the "Accolade Turner Broadcasting-CNN" Award.


András Kováts is Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Minority Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA TK KI). He is also Director of the Hungarian Association for Migrants (Menedék). His research interests include international migration, immigration and social integration, migration and asylum policies.


Milena Zajović holds an MA in Psychology and has 20 years of experience in advocacy, journalism and communications. She works as the Editor of Culture in Croatian daily newspapers Vecernji list and serves as the curator of the Motovun Film Festival. She is also the Head of Advocacy for the Border Violence Monitoring Network and volunteers as the President of the NGO Are You Syrious, which provides support to refugees and other migrants. She lives with her partner and a dog in Zagreb, Croatia.

The Wire

Harsh living conditions have always united the people living on the banks of the Kupa River, which defines the Croatian-Slovenian border. But today, the flow of life is artificially interrupted by razor wire to prevent refugees from entering Slovenia.

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