The film “God Exist, Her Name is Petrunia” by Teona Strugar Mitevska was awarded with “Golden Arena” for The Best Direction for a Croatian minority co-production on the 62 edition of the Pula Film Festival.

The jury awarded the prize, explaining that “the precise recognizable director’s work is able to fully integrate the viewer into the events, the characters, the occurrence, and the social circumstances in the film.”

Producer of the film is the production company Sisters and brother Mitevski in co-production with Entre Chien et Loup, Belgium, Vertigo Slovenia, EZ Films Deuxième Ligne Films France and Spiritus Movens Production, Croatia.

This valuable prize is the seventh won at international film festivals, and the film continues with rich festival life and distribution all over the world.

The film is financially supported by the North Macedonian Film Agency.