The Macedonian documentary “Honeyland” (Medena Zemja) is nominated in official competition at the prestigious “Sundance Film Festival” in the category of 12 other documentaries from all around the world. Shooting of the documentary started in 2015 within the Nature Conservation Programme in Macedonia, project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), coordinated by Farmahem.
The main idea is to show the man affiliation with nature through the uniqueness of the relationship that man has towards it and disturbance of this natural balance via collision of two different ways of using natural resources. The film is directed by Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska, producer and editor of the film is Atanas Georgiev, cameramen Fејmi Daut and Samir Luma, and is supported by the Nature Conservation Programme in Macedonia and the Film Agency of the Republic of Macedonia.
In addition to the film festivals Berlin Festival, Cannes, Buffa, Globe and Venice, Sundance is one of the most prestigious film festivals on a world level and the participation of Macedonian film at such festival represents a great success.