You Deserve Everything

A Film by Goran Stolevski


A doctor’s tentative romance with the hospital’s Arabic interpreter is evolving into something deeper. But everything is not as it seems.


  • Picture of Goran Stolevski © Briana Davis

    Goran Stolevski

    Goran Stolevski has a Masters in Film and Television from the Victorian College of the Arts in Australia. He has made 24 short films, which have played at the Raindance, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, London Shorts, Flickerfest, Iris Prize, NewFest (NYC) and Frameline Film Festivals, among others. In 2014 he was selected by Screen Australia for the Talent Escalator initiative. In 2016 he participated in the Melbourne Film Festival Accelerator Lab. In 2017 he took part in the Berlinale Talent Campus before winning the $50,000 Lexus Fellowship at the Sydney Film Festival.
    He has worked as a writers room assistant and director’s attachment on the Emmy-award-winning Nowhere Boys as well as Matchbox Pictures’ internationally lauded Barracuda. He has written nine feature screenplays. He currently divides his time between Australia, England and his native Macedonia.

Awards + Festivals

    SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sydney, Australia)June 7, 2016
  • 40th FRAMELINE INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Francisco, USA)June 16, 2016
  • 65th MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (OfficiaL Selection, Melbourne, Australia)August 3, 2016
  • 14th VANCOUVER QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vancouver, Canada)August 11, 2016
  • 14th SOUTHWEST GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 7, 2016
  • 10th IRIS PRIZE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UK)October 10, 2016
  • 28th NEWFEST FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)October 20, 2016
  • EQUALITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, UKRAINE)December 8, 2016
  • 14th LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selction, UK)January 6, 2017
  • FLICKERFEST FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bondi Beach, Sydney)January 12, 2017
  • SARAJEVO WINTER FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bosnia-Herzegovina)February 7, 2017
  • PINK LOBSTER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New Brunswick, Canada)February 16, 2017
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
    SYDNEY MARDI GRAS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sydney, Australia)February 23, 2017
  • 20th ROZE FILMDAGEN – AMSTERDAM LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Netherlands)March 9, 2017
  • 18th BRISBANE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)March 10, 2017
    4th QFLIX PHILADELPHIA (Official Selection, USA)March 14, 2017
    27th MELBOURNE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Australia)March 16, 2017
  • 9th TRENTON FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, New Jersey, USA)March 29, 2017
  • BENDIGO QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia)April 30, 2017
    7th DADA SAHEB PHALKE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Delhi, India)April 30, 2017
  • OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Oxford, USA)
  • 8th PHNOM PENH PRIDE MINI FEST (Official Selection, Cambodia)May 17, 2017
  • INSIDE OUT TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Canada)May 24, 2017
  • 21st MIX MÉXICO 2017 - SEXUAL DIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico DF, Mexico)May 24, 2017
  • 8th KASHISH MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)May 24, 2017
  • 1st BUDDHA INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 10, 2017
  • 2nd CIUDAD DE MÉXICO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, México City, México)June 25, 2017
  • 4th LOS ANGELES DIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, USA)June 27, 2017
  • 28th HONOLULU RAINBOW FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Hawaii, USA)August 10, 2017
  • 22nd NORTH CAROLINA GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Durham, USA)August 10, 2017
  • STILL VOICES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Longford, Ireland)August 18, 2017
  • 4th VILNIUS LGBT* FESTIVAL "KREIVĖS" (Official Selection, Vilnius, Lithuania)September 14, 2017
  • 3rd MINIKINO FILM WEEK - INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL BALI (Official Selection, Denpasar, Bali Indonesia)October 7, 2017
  • 22nd TWIST: SEATTLE QUEER FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seattle, USA)October 12, 2017
  • 21st QUEER FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Weiterstadt, Germany)October 25, 2017
  • 1st SHORT LONG WORLD FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Argentina)November 9, 2017
  • 1st OUR CITY FILM PROJECT (Official Selection, Cape Town, South Africa)November 18, 2017
  • 11th LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 24, 2017
  • 14th OUTFEST FUSION SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Los Angeles, USA)March 9, 2018
  • 35th WICKED QUEER: THE BOSTON LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Boston, USA)March 28, 2019
  • SOURA FILM FEST 2019 - QUEER MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)October 11, 2019
  • 5th QUEER & MIGRANT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, Netherlands)December 5, 2019


Goran Stolevski
Goran Stolevski
Goran Stolevski
Director of Photography
Mark Morris
Art Direction
Laura Brown
Costume Design
Laura Brown
Hugh Palmer
Andrew McCarthy/ Kristine Bondarenko
Sound Design
Angus Malcolm


Running Time
18:30 mins
Shooting Format
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio



aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068


Goran Stolevski