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Melita Vrsaljko


Melita Vrsaljko was born in 1993 in Zadar and spent most of her childhood in Benkovac. During her studies at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb, she worked for the website and RTL broadcaster. She continued her career as a journalist and reporter with Al Jazeera Balkans, and since 2020 she has been writing for the Faktograf website. Her focus is environmental protection, climate change and human rights. She lives and works in Nadin, a small village near Benkovac. The documentary film "Knin – Zadar" is her cinematic debut.

Opatija Summer Stage
Dinaridi Film
2023, 15`
In Melita Vrsaljko’s debut film "Knin – Zadar", we follow the daily routine of the director’s father, a railroad shunter at the Benkovac railway station, where time seems to have stopped sometime in the last decades of the 20th century. The basis of this film’s dramaturgy is a subtle counterpoint between serenity and expectation achieved by minimalist and static shots of a space in de...