Adelaide Screening

  • Pogledi Team
  • Thursday, Dec 27, 2018
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The advanced screening of General Draza Mihailovic movie was held in Piccadilly Cinema in North Adelaide on 23 December 2018.

Balmy Adelaide evening

As part of the official Draza Mihailovic Cup programme, the Draza movie was shown on Sunday 23 Dec at Piccadilly Cinema in North Adelaide.

It was a perfect Adelaide evening, just right for the occassion - the first cinema showing of the Draza movie, worldwide!

Dejan Balaban keeping an eye on things

Serbian Chetniks of South Australia handled the onsite ticket sales and ushered the patrons to their seats. Their secretary, Dejan Balaban, was instrumental in securing the venue and helping with the organisation.

The cinema foyer before the movie start

As this was a screening special done in a couple of days for DM Cup, there was not enough time to promote the movie to the wider public. Hence, the patrons mainly were from DMC basketball teams or local Chetnik families.

One of the last living Chetniks in Adelaide, 93-year old Damjan Jurkovic, was present, as well as the Serbian Chetniks’ President, Jovan Hinic, and Vice President Nikola Kovacevic.

Rev. Strahinja Janjic of St Sava parish in the foyer

The Melbourne DMC basketball team, White Eagles Veterans, were present

The MC Stefan Popovic's crew

Patrons during introductions

The event started with short introduction by MC Stefan Popovic, who thanked Piccadilly manager Jim Filipovic for the opportunity to show the movie in this beautiful setting. Stefan also commended the patrons for supporting the Serbs for Serbs charity Christmas appeal.

Patrons enjoying the movie

The patrons then enjoyed the film and were deeply impressed by previously suppresed facts and objective scholar analysis. The Communist propaganda over the last 70 years has smeared the name of General Mihailovic and Serbian Chetniks.

However, as the saying goes: you can fool some people all the time, all people some of the time, but you can never fool all the people all the time.

In the end, the truth emerges.

The General on the big screen

The English narration special was shown

The DMC public were also treated with the exclusive edition for the DMC event. The first 40 minutes of the movie were narrated in English by our Melbourne community member, Djordje Stojkovic, and it sounded absolutely fantastic.

We cannot wait for the final version to be released - watch this site for the news!

Last but not least, all the proceeds from the ticket sales after covering the cost of the event went to Serbs for Serbs charity.

In total, 800$ were collected for Serbian Christmas appeal: https://www.srbizasrbe.org/ispisimo-jednu-novu-bozicnu-pricu

Please get in touch with us at tickets@drazamovie.com if you wish to organise the screening of the documentary in your town.