Olafur Eliasson and David Adjaye at Lopud Island
Foundation Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary announces the re-opening of the Art Pavilion in Lopud 'Your black horizon'. The Art Pavilion is a joint project by the artist Olafur Eliasson and architect David Adjaye, and it opens its doors to visitors on Saturday, 15th June in 19 hrs.
Poreč to host Valamar Jazz Festival
The Valamar Jazz Festival will take place in the western Croatian town of Poreč from 25 to 29 June. The fourth edition of the festival will showcase, amongst other acts, the Turkish trio Ayşe Tütüncü which will kick-off the event on 25 June.
Five Croatian Films in the Competition Programmes of Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, whose 48th edition takes place 28 June – 6 July, will present five Croatian films in its programme. The Priest’s Children by Vinko Brešan is in Official Selection, Gangster of Love by Nebojša Slijepčević is in documentary competition programme, while the East of the West programme will present three Croatian minority co-productions: Velvet Terrorist by Peter Kerekeš, Adria Blues by Miroslav Mandić and Dual by Nejc Gazvoda.
Israeli Culture Week in Zagreb on May 25-30
The Israeli Culture Week will take place in Zagreb on May 25-30 to bring closer the culture, customs and magic of Israel to the Croatian public, the organiser of the event, the Israeli Embassy, announced on Tuesday.
Fantastic Film Festival
The second edition of Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival takes place from June 27 to July 5. Zagreb based festival thematizes fantasy and related genres such as science fiction, horror, thriller, mystery, experimental etc.
Oliver Stone receives life achievement award
US film director Oliver Stone received the Wild Dreamer life achievement award of the Subversive Film Festival in Zagreb on Sunday evening. The award was presented by Croatian Culture Minister Andrea Zlatar Violic at a ceremony at Europa Cinema.
Croatian producers Zdenka Gold and Siniša Juričić to be presented in Cannes
Producer Zdenka Gold was selected to participate in the programme of the Producers on the Move initiative taking place during the Cannes International Film Festival (15-26 May 2013). One of the last year’s Cannes award winners, Siniša Juričić (Nukleus film), this year participates in the programme L’Atelier, dedicated to the promotion of film projects, with the Greek-Croatian project Stage Fright.
LABO21 Salon#2 with BADco. @ Warwick University, UK
BADco. is taking part in LABO21 Salon#2 which istaking place from 8 to 11 May @ Warwick University, UK. This second Salon of LABO21 will focus on the topic of providing general audiences access to research into artistic methods.
Animated projects selected for 4th Regional Pitching Forum
4th Regional Pitching Forum for feature projects in development will be held from 5th till 8th June 2013 within the framework of the 23rd Animafest Zagreb and Animafest Pro festival segment aimed at film and animation professionals.
Anifilm Award for Father
Anifilm is a festival for animated film from Trebon, taking place at the beginning of May. This year the Festival had very strong competition programmes of short and feature animation films, and the Father team has won the Best Short Film Award.
Adris at the Milan exhibition
Good Ideas Glow in the Dark annual report which was created by Bruketa&Žinić OM in cooperation with Predrag Grubić, Kristina Miljavac and Hrvoje Patajac from Adris group, is displayed in the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan as part of the Intorno al libro (About the Book) exhibition held during April as part of the Salone del Mobile (the furniture fair).
Dance Week Festival 2013
30th Dance Week Festival will open on 26 May, and it will last until June 8th. As an introduction to the upcoming 30 Dance Week Festival, Zagreb Dance Centre will be hosting a performance of a piece by the Canadian choreographer Daniel Léveillé - Solitudes Solo, on May 17 and 18.
Oliver Frljić @ Wiener Festwochen 2013
Oliver Frljić's theatre piece Mrzim istinu! / I Hate the Truth! made in the production of Zagreb based &td Theatre will have its Austrian premiere on 18, 19 and 20 May within the programme of Wiener Festwochen 2013.
European Film Days in six Croatian cities
The European Film Days is taking place on 3-11 May in Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula, Novska, Split and Dubrovnik on the occasion of Europe Week by the Delegation of the European Union in Croatia and the Cultural Club.
Subversive Film Festival 2013
This year's Subversive Festival programme is presented under the title The Utopia of Democracy. The Festival started on May 4th in Cinema Europa with the sixth edition of the Subversive Film Festival, which will introduce competition categories for the contemporary European and international films, selected by the artistic director Dragan Rubeša.
Another award for Circles
Srđan Golubović, director of 'Circles' (Serbia, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, France) is the recipient of the Best Director Award at the recently ended 13th Festival of Central and Eastern European Film - goEast in Wiesbaden. The jury members stated that the award goes ‘to a film that transposes a traumatic real-life event into a cinematically complex, multi-layer narrative that makes us aware of human values that are often forgotten.'
Special Mention for Father in Dubai
The Gulf Film Festival has the international short film competition where Bonobostudio film Father was screened and awarded a Special Mention. The Gulf Film Festival is an annual non-profit cultural event that aims to celebrate the Gulf cinema, which includes six Arab states of the Persian Gulf: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Matija Ferlin in Brussels
Performer and choreographer Matija Ferlin is partaking in the program of Kunstenfestivaldesarts in Kaaistudio’s, Brussels. Ferlin’s is scheduled with Sad Sam Lucky from 8 to 11 May.
Docs 'Dr Andrija Štampar, Visionary' in Abu Dhabi
Documentary film 'Dr Andrija Štampar, Visionary' by Mladen Juran will be screened within competitve program of International Environmental Film Festival in Abu Dhabi which is set to take place from 20 to 24 April.
Performance 'I am 1984' in Brussels
Barbara Matijević and Giuseppe Chico will have a guest appearance with their performance 'I am 1984' within the program of Experienz platform on 19 April in Brussels.
Damir Čučić and Vlatka Vorkapić @ Crossing Europe Festival
Films A Letter to My Dad by Damir Čučić and Sonja and the Bull by Vlatka Vorkapić will be presented at the Crossing Europe Festival in Linz within the project Fresh Danube Films which is set to take place from 23 to 28 April.
Competition Programme of Animafest Zagreb 2013 announced
Nine films will be presented in the Grand Competition and five in the World Panorama (non-competitive programme). Once again, this year’s early June will be coloured by the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2013, taking place at two already familiar locations in the city – Europa and Cineplexx Center Kaptol cinemas, 4-9 June.
Croatian writers @ Krokodokodil Festival in Belgrade
Writers Ana Đokić and Darko Macan will partake in the program of the first literature festival for children KROKODOKODIL ("younger brother" of the famous regional festival CROCODILE) to be held in Belgrade on 19 April.
Matko Trebotić exhibits in Vienna
Exhibition 'Summa mediterranea' by Croatian artist Matko Trebotić which includes 26 paintings and 13 bronze sculptures created during the last three years and contemplating his spiritual reflection on Croatia, Dalmatia and the Mediterranean region, was opened on Thursday evening at the Palais Porcia in Vienna.
Croatian Literature in London
Croatian literature will be extensively presented in the following days within UK's 'Croatian Literature in Focus' at the London Book Fair. This program belongs to the frame of ‘Welcome Croatia’ Festival which represents Croatia as a new member of the European Union.
Results of the Call for Bids for Audiovisual Projects in 2012 Presented
At a press conference held in the premises of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the decision of a priority list and allocation of funds for financing audiovisual production in 2012 was made public today, in two categories: production of audiovisual works; development of screenplays and development of feature live action, feature documentary and animated film projects.
Father wins CIFEJ Prize
Animated documentary Father
has won the CIFEJ Prize
for the best film at the 8th Tehran Animation Film Festival. CIFEJ stands for International Centre of Films for Children and Young People. It is an international NGO dedicated to promoting excellence in the audio-visual media for young audiences.
Audience Award in Greece for animated film Father
Audience voted Father as the best film of the Be there! Corfu Animation Festival. This is the 15th award for Father with 2 additional special mentions on top. Father will continue its successful festival tour – with five festivals in the next three weeks.
Documentary Blockade to be premiered in USA
Documentary film Blockade by Igor Bezinović will be premiered at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs (California) which is set to take place from 4 to 8 April.
Screenings will happen on the 6th of April at 4.30 PM and 7th of April at noon in Camelott Theatre with the Q&A with the director and the producer after the screening.
Rade Serbedzija in The Liberation of Skopje
Croatian-born actor Rade Šerbedžija and his son Danilo Šerbedžija are putting together a film adaptation of the play The Liberation of Skopje by Serbian director and playwright Dušan Jovanović.
‘Gangster of Love’ at Hot Docs Film Festival
The international premiere of the documentary film Gangster of Love by Nebojša Slijepčević is scheduled for the Canadian International Documentary Festival Hot Docs, whose 20th edition takes place in Toronto, 24 April – 5 May.
'Circles' winner in Bari
Feature film Circles by Srđan Golubović made as a coproduction project between France, Serbia and Croatia is the winner in the category for best film at the recently ended International Film Festival in Bari.
‘Site Selection’ in 59th Oberhausen’s Competition Programme
The experimental film Site Selection by Mare Šuljak was selected for the programme of the 59th edition of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen. The side programme of the festival will present documentary works by Petar Krelja, Krsto Papić and Zoran Tadić. The festival takes place 2-7 May.