Tag: Honeyland
Macedonia 24.09.20 | 15:11

“Honeyland” star Atidze Muratova blacked out during an event in Skopje

Atidze Muratova, the star of the Oscar nominated “Honeyland” movie, collapsed today during the opening of a honey festival in Skopje. Muratova was invited as a guest of honor, for the work she did to promote Macedonia internationally, with the movie that presented her hard-scrabble work as...

Culture 06.07.20 | 13:42

Honeyland’s Hatidze records her first song “Pokraj reka Bregalnica”

Cinematographer Samir Ljuma informed that the star of the Oscar-nominated “Honeyland” documentary, Hatidze Muratova, recorded her first song. Ljuma shared on Twitter a photo of Muratova from the studio, adding that it is about the song “Pokraj reka Bregalnica”. In the documentary,...

Macedonia 25.05.20 | 12:57

Honeyland star Hatidze came back to her village to find many of her bee hives stolen and smashed

Hatidze Muratova, the star of the Honeyland movie which received two Oscar nominations which got her to the red carpet in Hollywood among the likes of Brad Pitt and Sarah Jessica Parker, is now back in her village of Bekirlija. Asked by a local media outlet, she said that she had her now famous bee hives...

Film 14.02.20 | 19:56

Jamie Lee Curtis: Hatidze left me a jar, I promise “half for me, half for them”

Hollywood actress Jamie Lee Curtis shared a post on her Instagram account, saying that she got a gift from Hatidze. A surprise. A gift that keeps on giving. Direct from the source. @honeyland_medena_zemja honey. Hatidze left me a jar. I promise “half for me, half for them.” In this case who is my...

Culture 11.02.20 | 14:19

Government to reward ‘Honeyland’ film crew with 3 million denars

The Government will reward the ‘Honeyland’ film crew with 3 million denars (EUR 50,000), interim prime minister Oliver Spasovski and finance minister Nina Angelovska informed. The ‘Honeyland’ crew won the most important Oscar yesterday – for humanity, simplicity, environmental...

Culture 10.02.20 | 20:11

The Culture Ministry says it can’t reward the Honeyland stars and crew

After losing out on the Oscars, the crew of Honeyland might also lose the financial reward it was promised by the Government. Republika has learnt that the Culture Ministry, which was tasked to come up with a legal solution how the crew can be rewarded after their spectacular success in being nominated...

Culture 10.02.20 | 10:09

“Honeyland” team: Even though film didn’t win an Oscar, we are well aware of the magnitude of the film

“Even though „Honeyland“ did not win an Oscar, we are well aware of the magnitude of the film, the significance of the message it conveys, the power of endless stories hiding in this country, and of our many talented artists; who know how to convey those stories to the audiences. We are humbled...

Film 09.02.20 | 23:17

“Honeyland” team ready for the red carpet

The “Honeyland” team is ready for the red carpet. According to reports, Macedonian designer Tanja Kokev is the creator of the Ljuma and Daut’s tuxedos. She should also take care of the main star of the evening, Hatidze. Earlier, at one of the pre-Oscar events, director Tamara Kotevska...

Culture 09.02.20 | 23:06

Neon lights cannot match Macedonia stars, BBC writes about Honeyland

One of the more unlikely films competing in this weekend’s Oscars is a fascinating story about a wild beekeeper in the Balkans. Honeyland has a strong ecological message, but it’s the life story of the woman at the centre of the film that has struck a chord around the world, reads a BBC article...

Film Culture 09.02.20 | 12:16

‘Honeyland’ to win best documentary Oscar, predicts the Guardian

‘Honeyland’ will win the Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday’s Academy Awards, predicts the Guardian’s chief film critic Peter Bradshaw.  

Film 06.02.20 | 21:46

Macedonians in US to cheer on Oscars Nominee “Honeyland” on Sunday

The United Macedonian Diaspora, one of the largest Macedonian organizations in the United States, is organizing an event in Washington DC on Oscars night in support of Macedonian documentary “Honeyland” Oscar nomination. Please join us in support and to cheer on Oscars Nominee Macedonian...

Film 06.02.20 | 19:24

Honeyland’s Hatidze told Sarah Jessica Parker’s fortune by reading the coffee grains in bottom of her cup

Watch out at the Oscars on Sunday for Hatidze Muratova, France 24 wrote. Until “Honeyland” — the “non-fiction masterpiece” in which the village beekeeper appears — won a record three awards at the Sundance film festival, Hatidze lived in a tiny mud and stone house...

Culture 06.02.20 | 14:39

Hatidze has a new hairstyle for the Oscars

Hatidze Muratova, the star of the two Oscar nominated documentary movie Honeyland, is preparing for her trip to Hollywood. In a hint to the scene in the movie where she is purchasing hair dye, Hatidze had a new hairstyle done at the Iv studio in Skopje. The stylists shared her pictures, saying she is...

Macedonia 02.02.20 | 13:37

The other family featured in Honeyland also asks for help, says they live in unbearable conditions

The Sam family, which is prominently featured in the twice Oscar nominated Honeyland movie, is appealing to the public for financial assistance. In the movie, the family with eight children is portrayed as moving into the nearly deserted village of Bekirlija, where the main protagonist, Hatidze Muratova,...

Culture 29.01.20 | 23:02

Ljuma and Daut gave a shout out to Macedonia and the Manaki Film Festival from Hollywood

Fejmi Daut and Samir Ljuta who worked on the double Oscar nominee Honeyland, received the American Society of Cinematographers award ASC documentary award which was presented to them by Todd Phillips, the director of Joker. Daut and Ljuma both made a shout out Macedonia, while receiving the award. It...

Culture 19.01.20 | 15:50

Hatidze, star of the Oscar nominated Honeyland movie, gets a new house

Hatidze Muratova, the star of the documentary Honeyland, was given a new house by the producers of the double Oscar nominated movie. Given her exceptionally poor living conditions in the nearly deserted hamlet of Bekirlija, Hatidze would often say that her main wish, out of her newfound fame, is to move...

Culture 16.01.20 | 18:36

Honeyland will be featured at the Slovenian Cinematheque

Honeyland, the documentary feature film nominated for two Oscars, will have a projection at the Slovenian Cinematheque in Ljubljana on January 25. Members of the production team will be there for the projection, as will Slovenian officials and members of the diplomatic corps. The movie is a realistic...

Macedonia 13.01.20 | 21:56

Mickoski congratulates “Honeyland” team on Oscar nominations: Macedonia is promoted with deeds, and we are proud of you!

VMRO-DPMNE’s leader Hristijan Mickoski congratulated the success of the team that created the “Honeyland” documentary, which received two nominations from the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: for best documentary feature and best international feature. “Honeyland”...

Culture 13.01.20 | 19:27

Film Agency: Historic event for the Macedonian cinematography, the first time a documentary is nominated in two categories

This is a historic event for Macedonian cinematography. For the first time in the history of the Oscars, a documentary film is nominated in two categories. The masterpiece of a documentary that has won countless awards and accolades over the past year and the protagonist Hatidze has become a symbol for...

Macedonia 13.01.20 | 14:49

Honeyland nominated for two Oscars

“Honeyland”, the artistic movie about the life of a wild honey farmer in a small village in Macedonia, received two Oscar nominations. It will compete for both the best documentary film and the best international feature language film. “Before the Rain” was the only Macedonian...

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