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ZagrebDox festival begins

The 13th edition of the international documentary film festival ZagrebDox opened in the Croatian capital of Zagreb on Sunday evening with the Polish documentary "Communion" by Anna Zamecka.

Film "Anka" starring Eric Cantona shown to reporters

The film "Anka" by Croatian actor and director Dejan Acimovic, a story about children, friendship and the quest for identity, filled with scenes of nature, magic and elves, based on one of the best known novels of Croatian writer Mato Lovrak, "Anka Brazilijanka", was shown at a screening for reporters in Zagreb on Monday.

Filming of "Robin Hood: Origins" starts in Dubrovnik

Otto Bathurst, director of "Robin Hood: Origins", to be filmed in Dubrovnik over the next two weeks, said at a news conference on Saturday that he had chosen Dubrovnik as the setting of the film because of the openness of the city authorities and locals to cooperation.

Israeli Film Week to take place in Zagreb

The eighth edition of the Israeli Film Week will take place at Zagreb's Europa Cinema from November 30 to December 4.

Zagreb Film Festival opens

The Zagreb Film Festival started in the capital's Europa cinema on Saturday evening with the screening of "The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki", a 2016 Finnish drama directed by Juho Kuosmanen and nominated for an Academy Award.

"Robin Hood: Origins" to be filmed in Dubrovnik in February 2017

Dubrovnik Mayor Andro Vlahusic last Monday once again met with E. Bennett Walsh, the executive producer of "Robin Hood: Origins", who informed Vlahusic of the final scenography draft for the movie to be filmed in Dubrovnik in February 2017.

7 Zagreb Film Festival titles nominated for European Oscar

The Zagreb Film Festival will take place on 12-20 November, and  as many as seven titles to be screened during the festival have been nominated for the  European Film Awards (EFA).

Japanese Film Week begins in Zagreb on Monday

Japanese Film Week will begin in Zagreb's Tuskanac cinema on Monday with Keisuke Yoshida's “Silver Spoon”.

Zagreb Film Festival to be held Nov. 12-20

The 14th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF) will take place in the Croatian capital from November 12 to 20 , with screenings at the Europa and Tuskanac cinemas.

Hana Jusic debut film wins FEDEORA Best European Film Award

Hana Jusic’s debut feature film ‘Quit Staring at My Plate’ has won the FEDEORA Best European Film Award in the Author Days event, held as part of the the 73rd Venice International Film Festival, held from August 31 to September 10.

Croatian film wins main prize in Montreal

A Croatian film, "The Constitution" directed by Rajko Grlic has won the Grand Prize of the Americas for best film at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Karlovac youth film festivals to be held on Sept 6-10

The 21st Youth Film Festival and the 9th Four River Film Festival will be held in Karlovac on September 6-10.

Zagreb to host 2nd Food Film Festival on Sept 8-17

The second Food Film Festival Zagreb, which brings together food, wine and film, will take place in the capital's Zrinjevac Park on September 8-17, featuring over 20 exhibitors, mainly restaurants, bakeries and wineries, as well as 20 films which visitors can watch while eating the dishes featured in them.

Trash Film Festival to take place in Varazdin 7-10 Sept.

The 11th edition of the Trash Film Festival will take place in the northern Croatian city of Varazdin on 7-10 September.

Venice Film Festival tones down the glitz amid Italy quake gloom

The world's oldest cinema fair is set to quietly launch its traditional mix of blockbusters and independent productions on Wednesday as Italy recovers from a deadly earthquake.

"On the other side" Croatian entry for Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film

On the Other Side, a film directed by Zrinko Ogresta and produced by Interfilm, has been selected as the Croatian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.

Fire destroys Middle Ages film sets at famous Prague studio

A fire at the famous Barrandov film studios in Prague may have caused over 4 million dollars' worth of damage, local media reported Saturday.

Tenth edition of Vukovar Film Festival set for Aug 22 - 27

The tenth edition of the Vukovar Film Festival (VFF) - Festival of Danubian Countries taking place August 22nd to 27th will premiere some of the best recent European and world film productions with the highlight being the premiere of Pedro Almodovar's latest production - Julieta.

22nd Sarajevo Film Festival opens

The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival opened on Friday with the screening of a restored version of Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver", attended by the star of the 1976 film, Robert De Niro, the guest of honour at this year's event.

Ivona Juka film wins award at film festival in New York

The feature film "Ti mene nosis" (You carry me) directed by Ivona Juka and produced by Antia Juka, has won the best foreign film award at the United International Film Festival recently held in New York.

Film by Zrinko Ogresta winner of Herceg Novi film festival

The film "On the other side" by Croatian director Zrinko Ogresta has won the best film award at the 30th Herceg Novi

Croatian actor wins award at Montreal film festival

Croatian actor Franjo Dijak was awarded as the best male actor at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal.

Motovun Film Festival to be held July 26-30

The 19th edition of the Motovun Film Festival will take place from July 26 to 30, with as many as 15 premieres included in this year's programme.

Croatian film wins award in Cannes

The short film "Zvir" (The Beast) by Croatian director Miroslav Sikavica has been given the Illy Award in Cannes in the Directors' Fortnight programme, the Zagreb-based Propeler Film company, which produced the film, said on Monday.

9th Subversive Film Festival to focus on politics of friendship

"The Subversive Film Festival has no sponsors and it depends on funds from the City of Zagreb and the Culture Ministry. This year, due to a change in the political paradigm, those funds have been drastically reduced, which has jeopardised our visibility and continuity,"

Danish comedy being filmed in Istria

Filming will last until 30 April, and some 200 local extras will be hired.

Director says his documentary revises only perpetual lies from past

Sedlar writes in his response, issued on Friday, that he is glad that the Israeli Ambassador attended the premiere of his documentary and that she was welcomed "with a big, sincere applause from the audience".

Israeli ambassador: Sedlar doc depicts history selectively, tries to revise history

I saw the documentary... and was very surprised by the politicisation of the painful facts regarding the extermination camp in Jasenovac. In my opinion, a big part is dedicated to the history of the pro-Nazi Ustasha regime's coming to power in Croatia... 

Three Croatian films win awards at Belgrade festival

The Croatian films "Picnic" by Jure Pavlovic, "Nikola Tesla's Secret Laboratory" by Bruno Razum and "Ana the Square" by Jelena Novakovic were awarded at the 63rd Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival.

Mexicans shooting documentary on Croatia's bronze-winning national football team

A group of Mexican film directors is shooting a documentary on the Croatian bronze-winning national football team, aimed at showing that a passion for football can be important in the creation of national identity.

RTS postpones broadcast of controversial film about war crime in Croatia

The Serbian public television channel RTS said on Tuesday evening that it was postponing the broadcast of the documentary film "15 Minutes - The Dvor Massacre", about a war crime committed in Croatia in 1995, because of pressure from Croatia.

Zagreb to host children's KinoKino festival

The competition programme is divided into feature and short film categories. Seventeen films will be shown, including those from Sweden, Estonia, India, Australia, Brazil, the US, and South Korea.

Croatian director Zrinko Ogresta's film wins award at Belgrade festival

One of the winners of the 44th FEST film festival in Belgrade is "On the Other Side"  (S one strane) by Croatian director Zrinko Ogresta, awarded as the best minority Serbian co-production.

Croatian animated films competing in Portugal and USA

A series of Croatian animated films will be screened this year in the competitive sections of two international festivals of animated film that start on 3 March

Berlin Film Festival ends with gala ceremony for top awards

The Berlin Film Festival's main competition ends on Saturday at a Hollywood-style gala ceremony where the Berlinale's top awards are to be handed out.

Kosovo films to be shown in Zagreb and Porec

The first festival of Kosovo films will take place in Zagreb and in the coastal city of Porec on 23-24 February, the organiser of the event

Berlinale films focus on the search for happiness in a troubled world

The Berlin Film Festival opens its doors next week with a programme shaped by movies about people's search for happiness in a turbulent world gripped by economic uncertainties and political tensions.

ZagrebDox to be held on February 21-28

The international festival of documentary films ZagrebDox, to be held at Zagreb's Cineplexx Centre Kaptol on February 21-28, will feature more than 160 films, of which three will be shown a week before the official opening of the festival, as part of a three-day programme called "Fall in Love with Documentaries".