A documentary film

An apotheosis of the human knowledge and ability to subjugate and direct the destructive power of fire in the process of the work. The attractive sequences, fulfilled with sparks flowing everywhere, gives the film additional poetical depth, for which, the most worthy is, beside the director and screenplay writer Stole Popov, the cinematographer Misho Samoilovski, too, merited and awarded for his exceptionally well done work.

Year of production: 1974
Category: Documentary
Color, sound, 35 mm.
Length: 320 m.
Duration: 12 min.
Production: “Vardar Film”-Skopje
Director: Stole Popov
Screenplay: Stole Popov
Camerman: Misho Samoilovski
Editor: Dragomir Pankov
Sound: Jordan Janevski
Sound Editor: Jordan Janevski
Music Selection: Stole Popov
Gaffer: Trajche Sazdovski
Ass. Camerman: Dragan Salkovski
Unit Manager: Predrag Veljkovic
974 FYDSF, Belgrade, “Golden Medal Belgrade” for directing / Stole Popov
1974 FYDSF, Belgrade, Medal “Belgrade”, for best camera / Misho Samoilovski
1974 FYDSF, Belgrade, Award for best film given by TV Belgrade
1974 FF, Tuzla, Gran Prix “Husin’s Miner” for directing
1974 FF, Tuzla, The Audience Award for best directing
1974 Award “Seven Secretaries of SKOJ” for film
1974 IFF, Leipzig, Special Diploma
1974 Award of the weekly magazine “TV Novosti” – The Film of The Year
1974 Yugoslav nominee for “Oscar” Academy Award
1974 The Prize 11-th October for camera / Misho Samoilovski

Watch on Youtube

Here you can see the whole documentary film “Fire” by the Director Stole Popov. This movie is the HD digital version of the original film which was released in honor of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, by the Macedonia’s Cinematheque and it is a part of the DVD collection with seven digitally remastered films – work of art of the prominent director, Stole Popov. You can read more about this luxurious collection of Popov’s feature and documentary films here