At this year’s presentation of awards for best billboard design OUTWARD, which was launched in year 2000 by a company for public space advertising Outdoor akzent with the goal to inspire and reward the quality and creativity of billboard design, the Jewish Film Festival poster named “Masterpiece” won the third place! This exceptional billboard, that [...]
From 23rd to 25th September, in the small Austrain town of Braunau am Innu, 20th Braunau Contemporary History Days will be held. The theme of this year’s manifestation is “Difficult Legacy”, as one of the participants, and the only speaker who survived Holocaust, will be Zagreb Jewish Film Festival honorary president, Mr. Branko Lustig. Mr. [...]
From 23rd to 25th September, in the small Austrain town of Braunau am Innu, 20th Braunau Contemporary History Days will be held. The theme of this year’s manifestation is “Difficult Legacy”, as one of the participants, and the only speaker who survived Holocaust, will be Zagreb Jewish Film Festival honorary president, Mr. Branko Lustig. [...]
On July 8th, The Jewish Film Festival Zagreb Association organised a meeting with the volunteers in its office, during which they received acknowledgments. Once again, we sincerely thank all of our volunteers for their selfless effort and invested energy, without them this Festival would not be the same. We hope for such a great response [...]
Zagreb, 10 June 2011 – On the occasion of the World Refugee Day UNHCR Croatia organized a screening of a documentary film called Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars which will take place at Kino Europa in Zagreb on 16 June. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars chronicles the band over three years, from Guinean refugee camps [...]
The first Educational morning has resulted in great results. After the screening of 2 short films (Feminine Presence, 1987. and Tell your children, 2007.) and inspiring speech of the very esteemed Mr. Frank Stern, high school students have achieved a creative debate and developed a great dialogue. Thanks to everyone who responded and came to [...]
Students work diligently on two selected scenarios. Shoting of two short films by the scenarios is in progress … Soon we will have the opportunity to see both works in the Festival program on May28 at 19:00! Do not miss to support them!
5th Jewish Film Festival has been open in the overcrowded hall of Cinema Europe in a great festival atmosphere! Natasa Popovic, director of the festival, Mayor of the city of Zagreb, Mr. Milan Bandic, the honorary president of the festival,Mr. Branko Lustig and Mr.Branko Ivande have gavine a welcoming speech by thanking all those who [...]
Zagreb, 18 May 2011. – The full program of the 5th Zagreb Jewish Film Festival entitled “Women in the Holocaust” was presented at the press conference held at the Sheraton Hotel. The festival has been announced by Mr Branko Lustig, the honorary president of the Jewish Film Festival, Zagreb, and Ms. Natasa Popovic, director of [...]
The young Hollywood actress, Jurnee Smollett, known by her Roles in shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Dr. House, E.R., NYPD met Mr. Branko Lustig,honorary President of the JFF and double Academy Winner at the Charlie café for a cup of coffee. Delighted by the city of Zagreb, Jurnee decided to stay in Croatia for a couple [...]
Check out the entire film and music program and find out all the details about the JFF film screenings and musical evenings! This year’s edition will be enriched with about forty film projections of different genres. All film projections are subtitled Croatian and English version to make them attainable for numerous visitors and tourists from abroad. All film projections are free of charge for the audience.
In cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum in Zagreb this year’s Educational mornings will take place on 23 May and 26 May 2011 in Cinema Europe, 12:00 – 14:00. First Educational morning will be held by prominent and highly respected Professor, mr. Frank Stern, Professor for Modern German History and Culture and director of the [...]
We inform all of you interested in volunteering at this year’s JFF that the competition is open until the 22nd April! Please be sure to fill out the online form and attach your CV. We look forward to working with you!
Faces of Resistance: Women in the Holocaust is an innovative traveling exhibition developed by Moreshet, part of the campus at Givat Haviv in Israel. The exhibition, which was moderated by Milli Segal, is homage to strength and courage of women, and although it deals with the Holocaust, does not show what was done to women, but how the courageous women cope with extremely difficult circumstances.
We are in the process of film preselection procedure for the 5th Jewish Film Festival repertoire. Out of 142 films, the selectors will chose about 40 the best ones for the screenings, which will be presented during the seven days of festival from 22 May 2011th – 28 May 2011th in Zagreb Cinema Europa. By the end of February we expect to have the complete selection program list. Final film program will be announced in early May.
On Thursday, 27 January 2011, Natasa Popovic the Jewish Film Festival director participated in the professional conference on “Teaching about the Holocaust and prevention of crimes against humanity” organized by the agency for education and in cooperation with the Ministry of Science Education and Sports, Ministry of Culture, Yad Vashem, Memorial de la Shoah, and [...]