Propeler Film at Sundance with the film 'Circles'!

The Sundance Film Festival, the biggest and the most important American independent film festival, started yesterday in Park City, Utah. This year the film  Circles directed by Srðan Goluboviæ, with Leon Luèev in one of the leading roles, will be screened in the “World Cinema Dramatic Competition” programme.

The film, co-produced by the Croatian production company Propeler Film will be screened on January 18, 19, 20, 23 and 25 at several venues. After the Sundance (January 17- 27) the film will be screened in the Forum section at the prestigious Berlin International...

Children of Kinshasa Wins HT Audience Award!

The best film of the feature-length program by audience vote is Children of Kinshasa, the debutant film of Belgian director Marc-Henri Wajnberg. It is a combination of documentarism and fiction - inspired by an incredible story from Congo's capital Kinshasa. Wajnberg's fiction film manages to recreate the spirit and structure of the city.

The story is based on the widespread African practice - harassment of children accused for witchcraft. Specifically, there are some 30,000 children in Kinshasa who have been accused of demonic possession and then thrown out of their...

Sixth Bib for Kids Draws over Three Thousand Kids!

The screenings of Dutch film Taking Chances and the film Apparitions made at Bib for Kids Workshop marked the finale of Bib for Kids, children's favorite program of Zagreb Film Festival.

More than three thousand children saw the films of this year's Bib for Kids program in two venues - Cinema Europa and Museum of Contemporary Art.

Bib for Kids program included four feature-length films and four short films, including Antonio Nuiæ's As Seen on TV - the film that had its premiere before Bib for Kids audience.

More than 500 children saw the films shown at the Museum of...

With the award ceremony ended 10th ZFF!

The tenth edition of Zagreb Film Festival ended tonight with the award-presentation ceremony in Cinema Europa before a packed audience. During the eight days of this jubilee edition of the festival, cinemagoers had a chance to see one hundred films in ten programs at six venues in Zagreb. All in all, there were more than two hundred screenings.


As usually, the closing and award-presentation ceremony took place in an informal atmosphere and Festival Director Boris T. Matiæ and Executive Director Hrvoje Laurenta said a few words for the end. "The tenth edition of the...

Everybody in Our Family Wins 10th ZFF!

The winners of this year's competition program of the 10th Zagreb Film Festival were announced at the press conference that just finished in Cinema Europa.

The jury of the Feature-length Program awarded Golden Pram for Best Feature Film to Romanian film Everybody in Our Family by Radu Jude. The jury consisted of Markus Schleinzer (director of Michael - the last year's winner of Golden Pram for Best Feature Film), Maurizio Braucci (screenwriter) and Jovan Marjanoviæ (producer, Head of Industry at Sarajevo Film Festival).

Golden Pram for Best Short Film went to...

Saturday on ZFF: Abundant Choice of Films

Saturday on Zagreb Film Festival starts with the final film of the Bib for Kids program - as a treat for kids, free screening of Dutch film Taking Chances will take place at 11a.m. This family film by Nicola van Kilsdonk focuses on the nine-year-old girl Kiek. Although their country has not experienced war for a long time, Kiek's family is nevertheless affected by wars: Kiek's father is in Afghanistan, working as a physician. Concerned about him, she decides to take matters in her own hands. This interesting film that deals with important issues in life won Cinekid...