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Balkan Service Correspondent's Documentary Wins Human Rights Award


Milos Teodorovic accepts the Human Rights Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Milos Teodorovic accepts the Human Rights Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival

Milos Teodorovic, a correspondent for RFE/RL's Balkan service in Belgrade, won the Human Rights Award for his documentary film Heated Blood at the 15th Sarajevo Film Festival. The award is given annually for the film that best promotes human rights. The film details the growth of right-wing extremism in Serbian society, and warns about disturbing parallels to other fascist and neo-Nazi movements.

Judges included Actress Mirjana Karanovic (Serbia), Benedk Fliegauf (Hungary), Christaina Jeune (France), Anamaria Marinca (Romania) and Wieland Speck (Germany).

Heated Blood also won this year's award for Excellence in Investigative Reporting from the Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia in May.

The film was co-authored with Ivana Lalic Majdak, and directed by Marko Mamuzic.
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