Animafest: Selection results 2014
Animafest International selection committees have finished their work and out of 1725 short films from 73 countries they have selected 144 film titles for Animafest 2014 competition and panorama programs.
Bonobostudio presents two premieres
Bonobostudio presents on Thursday, April 17th at 7 PM in Kino Europa in Zagreb the premiere screening of two new films from Bonobostudio production – Hunger by Petra Zlonoga and Simulacra by Ivana Bošnjak and Thomas Johnson.
Thanks to ‘Game of Thrones’ Lonely Planet promotes Dubrovnik and Split
Lonely Planet, one of the largest publishers specialising in travel guides, in its newsletter published a guide through the locations where Game of Thrones Season 4 was filmed, including Dubrovnik and Split. The fourth season of Game of Thrones was filmed in Croatia thanks to the Croatian Audiovisual Centre’s cash rebate scheme and organised by the Croatian production company Embassy Films.
Daša Drndić wins Prozart Award
Daša Drndić is the winner of the Prozart Award for 2014 for her contribution to by International Literary Festival PRO-ZA Balkan from Skopje for her contribution to development of contemporary Balkan literature.
de facto @ Hors-Serié Festival
Dance piece 'Love will tear us apart' by dance company de facto, choreographed by Saša Božić and Petra Hrašćanec will performed from 2 to 5 April in the Paris based Théâtre de la Bastille as a part of the Hors-Serié Festival
. After the festival the company will have a guest appearance at the Spider Expand event in Lyon on 18 and 19 April.
Rufus Wainwright at Lisinski
On April 2nd, the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall will be the venue for a concert by Rufus Wainwright. It will be the talented musician’s second performance in Croatia; part of the tour during which he will promote his latest album, “Vibrate: The Best of Rufus Wainwright”.
Slom by David Lovrić in Annecy
Animated film Slom by David Lovrić has been selected for the graduation films competition program at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival which is set to take place from 9 to 14 June in France.
MEETING POINTS 7 | BEIRUT
Exhibition curated by WHW titled MEETING POINTS 7 | BEIRUT - Ten thousand wiles and a hundred thousand tricks opens on 1 April with opening reception from 7pm to 9pm at the Beirut Art Center in Lebanon.
BADco. @ ScoreS N°8 in Vienna
BADco. is taking part in ScoreS N°8: Lures of Speculation at TQW, Vienna between 24 and 29 March by taking part in the programme with their latest theatre production, workshop and round table.
Slaven Tolj: MUO –Vienna – Pula
Contemporary artist Slaven Tolj presents two exhibitions – Vienna and Pula in order to show his exhibition in the Museum of Art and Craft (MUO) in Zagreb within a series Contemporary Artists in the permanent collection of MUO. Zagreb based exhibition is on view till 13 April and thematizes exhibitions in Pula (Gallery Poola) and Vienna (Galerie Michaela Stock).
Leipzig Book Fair 2014
The year's edition of Leipzig Book Fair is taking place from 13 to 16 March and will present Croatian writers included in the program titled Fokus Südosteuropa which is curated and selected by Alida Bremer
Kinookus partner in the EU project
Kinookus is a partner in the project Young European Cinema on the Move financed by EU and made in cooperation with the European Parliament, RIFF Festival in Rome and MEDIT Festival in Ciudadella de Menorca.
Love will tear us apart in Brussels
Performance Love will tear us apart by theatre collective de facto choreographed by Saša Božić and Petra Hrašćanec couls be seen on 8 March in Brussels within international event Spider Night.
Eugen Borkovsky in Berlin
Solo exhibition titled 'Weisse Austellung; Fraktalen' with artworks by Eugen Borkovsky opens on 28 February at Prima Center in Berlin.
Meeting Points 7 to open in Hong Kong
Gallery Para Site in Hong Kong will host between 1 March and 30 April the exhibition 'Golden Heights Estate' made within the project Meeting Points 7 curated jointly by WHW, Para Site team, Cosmin Costinas and Qiny Lim.
Queens Of The Stone Age in Zagreb on June 10th
As an introduction to this year's edition of the INmusic festival, on June 10th Queens Of The Stone Age will give a concert in Zagreb. This furious rock band will perform at the Zagreb Fair, tickets are available online at Entrio.
Culture Shock 2014
Culture Shock Festival is international culture-educational festival taking place every March since 2008 (except between 2005 and 2007) in the city of Križevci in Croatia, Europe. The whole month of youth activism, involving different workshops, exhibitions, concerts, public discussions and performances makes the city truly alive place for out-institutional education, cultural explorations and quality pursuit of free time.
BADco. “1 poor and one 0″ @ Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens
BADco. takes part in Transitions 1.Balkans: Contemporary Art Festival of the Independent Balkan Scene in Athens by presenting 1 poor and one 0 on 9 March, 7pm @ Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens. Authors will take part in an after-performance talk.
Artworks by Branko Vlahović in New York
Artworks by Branko Vlahović will be presented at the group exhibition titled Other Primary Structures which is set to take place in two series Others 1: March 14 – May 18, Others 2: May 25 – August 3, 2014 at the Jewish Museum New York.
International premiere of 'Velvet Terrorists' at Berlinale's Forum
Velvet Terrorists / Zamatovi teroristi, documentary feature film by directors trio Pavol Pekarčík, Ivan Ostrochovský and Peter Kerekes, co-produced between Slovakia, Czech Rep. and Croatia, to be screened in Berlinale Forum at 64th Berlin International Film Festival
Works by Julije Knifer in New York
Gallery Mitchell-Innes & Nash is presenting an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Croatian artist Julije Knifer (1924 – 2004). The exhibition will be the first ever solo show of Knifer’s work in the United States, and will include work from the early 1960’s through the 2000’s.
Croatian films at the 64th Berlinale and European Film Market
One of the largest European and world film festivals, the 64th Berlin International Film Festival takes place 6-16 February 2014. The feature-length documentary film Velvet Terrorists by Peter Kerekes, Pavol Pekarčík and Ivan Ostrochovský made in Slovakian-Czech-Croatian co-production, will be shown in the FORUM programme.
Bench of Matoš in France
Monument Bench of Matoš, work of the contemporary artist Ivan Kozaric (1972), will be set up in the park Roseraie at Issy les Moulineaux, near Paris on 8 February, 11am. The event will mark 100th anniversary of death of Antun Gustav Matoš.
Busta Rhymes to perform at Outlook festival
Busta Rhymes has been announced as headline act of the Outlook music festival that will take place from 3 to 7 September this year in western Croatian town of Pula.
‘Father’ and ‘Hidden Talent’ at 36th Clermont-Ferrand
The 36th edition of the International Short Film Festival Clermont-Ferrand takes place between 31 January and 8 February. Two animated films by Croatian authors will be screened in festival's programmes: the award-winning Father, and Hidden Talent by Miran Miošić.
Museum Night 2014
On the last day of January, January 31, an important event called Museum Night was organized in 2007 that highlights Croatian cultural attributes. Since then this is a national program that includes museum institutions from fourteen Croatian cities.
Breaking the records in Mexico
Museum of Broken Relationships had a great to their call for donation for the upcoming exhibition in Mexico. Due to limited display capacity curators have to make a selection and decide which items will be displayed at Museo del Objeto del Objeto from March 12 till June 8.
Ultra Europe 2014 headliners announced
Now taking place over three days in the impressive Poljud Stadium, Split (formerly two days) from July 11–13, 2014, Ultra Europe will be welcoming both familiar faces and new in 2014.
Damir Očko exhibiting in Graz
Croatian contemporary artist Damir Očko is presenting his first Austrian solo exhibition titled Studies on Shivering which is set to take place from 1 February to 6 March at Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien (KM–) in Graz.
Days of Nikola Tesla in Technical Museum
Days of Nikola Tesla, with thematized lectures presenting the life and work of this eminent scientist, will be held at the Technical Museum in Zagreb between 27 and 30 January.
Rijeka City Library winner of EIFL-PLIP Award
Rijeka City Library is the winner of EIFL-PLIP Award in the category Creative use of ICT in public libraries for their GKR online Magazine that provides outlet for young writers and artists.
A Brief Guide to the 10th ZagrebDox Programme Sections
The tenth anniversary edition of ZagrebDox takes place from 23 February to 2 March at Zagreb’s Cineplexx Kaptol Centre theatre. A rich festival line-up once again this year presents over 150 documentary stories from all four corners of the world.
LADO on Japan tour
The Ansambl LADO while visiting Japan, will hold 22 performances and 10 workshops in 18 cities. The tour will last from 4 February to 11 March. The series of events are made in collaboration with Folklore report.
Camerata Garestin in The Netherlands
The Ensemble Camerata Garestin will give a concert within the music series entitled Musica Antica da Camera on 26 January, 15:30, at Ambachts - en Baljuwhuis Hall in Voorschoten, The Hetherlands.