KRATKOFIL FILM FESTIVAL

The festival in numbers Films submitted 2, Public attendance 5, visitors Films invited 65 Industry attendance 20 people Total prize money – USD Press attendance 50 people. Because it is much harder for short film form to find its way to the audience, than for the mainstream, one of the Kratkofil firsts steps is a stimulation of short film popularization in the region. In the festival goes back to the thing which makes a festival, and that is a competitive program. International Film Festival Kratkofil Plus was held from 18 to 22 July and the main locations in the city for movie lovers were Youth Center and fortress Kastel. Kratkofil was founded in and was, at the time, the first film festival in Banja Luka and Republic of Srpska. There are very few tourists here, so we draw frequent glances as we speak English walking down the lanes and through the squares. Photo copyright Kratkofil Plus After the screenings we all relocate to the Castle Gardens where the closing night party is in full swing.

Ratings Favorited – Views 11, Banja Luka , Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the festival goes back to the thing which makes a festival, and that is a competitive program. The call for submissions for the competition program were closed on 7 April , and the competition list is expected to be announced in the second part of May This page was last edited on 23 February , at Very cheap and easy for production, short films allow us to take higher risks and get more expressional freedom, so it is very popular among first-time filmmakers. It became well known for its main competition venue being at the Kastel , a medieval fortress, where the Open Air Theatre is held since , which holds around spectators per screening, in the prime-time evening slots. The festival volunteers in their brown shirts are everywhere.

Since then, “Kratkofil” has shown thousands of festiival, animated, documentary and experimental short movies from all over the world. The festival’s 8th edition was largely marked by the disastrous floods that affected Bosnia and Herzegovina in Maywhen the festival was already in its final preparations for July. The festival volunteers in their brown shirts are everywhere.

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It introduced a festivaal jury: See our privacy policy and cookie policy. Every day in newspapers and on television we face world full of suffering and pain, it is necessarily to create a certain emotional distance. Our mission is to make professionalism, splendor and the festival reputation to grow year by year until it becomes fextival most popular cultural sensation in the region at the beginning of every summer. The new name International Film Festival Kratkofil Plusas well as new programming and universal branding were introduced in the reconstruction-themed edition.

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Short film festivals Film festivals in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Get our great newsletter! Some of them are still enjoying making short films. Most of the film makers and guests of the Kratkofil Film Festival are staying here, from countries as diverse as Argentina, Mexico, Montenegro, Germany and Sweden. Partly Fiction, Hives and Pussy Riot: The festival will host numerous panels and discussion with filmmakers. Banja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina. Artwhen the festival focused on industry’s struggle to survive in the times of financial crisis.

Other cultural events were a part of the program as well, mostly in the evenings at lounge venues of the Kastel fortress, such as promotions, concerts and parties. Miscellaneous The timetable for film screenings is at the exclusive discretion of the Kratkofil Plus management.

Despite Banja Luka being very hard to get to, the festival has a very international feel to it. Retrieved from ” https: Be the first one to rate this festival!

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We take shelter together with the band under the small stage canopy; musicians, film makers, festival staff and locals all huddling together to stay dry. Because it is much harder for short film form to find its way to the audience, than for the mainstream, one of the Kratkofil firsts steps is a stimulation of short film popularization in the region.

In case the copy is late, the Festival keeps the right to exclude the film from the competition and replace it with another film.

For the best film in Kratkofil screens feature, documentary, experimental and animation films. Therefore, we hope to discover new names in cinema, as well as to inspire domestic film authors. There is a bohemian feel to the festival. The enthusiasm of the team that prepared ‘Kratkofil’ and the audience that filled the fortress are the force upon which festival should grow and last.

Festival’s great uniqueness is the program called “Focus”, which is mainly concentrated on Grand Prix winning country from the previous festival, thanks to which the guests of the festival have the opportunity to get more familiar with the cinema, culture, art and traditions of a country or region.

There are very few tourists here, so we draw frequent glances as we speak English walking down the lanes and through the squares.

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It aims to be a film event where both professionals fesyival amateurs involved with film art have an opportunity to enjoy, explore and support non-mainstream films, and in particular the short film genre which is popular among first-time film-makers. According to the jury this film in the best traditions of the film documentary of Eastern conciliation manages to show a reconciliation with a personal tragedy, a film that does not waste any time feeling for nuance and its qualities retains also in things that are unsaid.

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The new concept offers a rich festival program revue in which are screened feature films that are not available in local cinemas, and that have had significant success at European film festivals. It brought many significant film names to Banja Lukafor the first time, and gave young film-makers and the audience a chance to experience the international atmosphere, make contacts, educate in master class workshops and enjoy the additional entertainment and cultural programs.

The call for submissions for the competition program were closed on 7 Apriland the competition list is expected to be announced in the second part of May The jury consists of internationally recognized film industry professionals. It was an unforgettable 7 minutes that I wished our hard working crew could have been here to see. At the same time, we are looking forward to future joining of new creative forces.

They are sourced from Bosnian, regional and international cinema. Kratkofil was founded in and was, at the time, the first film festival in Banja Luka and Republic of Srpska. The number of screenings, dates and schedule, as well as locations are determined only by the Festival administration. Its recent independence as a nation came after the dissolution of Yugoslavia over twenty years ago, which led to the horrific Bosnian war of the early nineties.

Kastel is also used by the festival for a number of different venues, such as Secret gardena lounge area guests, partners and visitors, as well as other venues within the city such as: Sofia PriftisLinus Hartin. The 8th edition of the festival was under final preparations when Bosnia was hit by disastrous floods in Maycausing the festival to move dates and announce a more simplified 3-day format for which was eventually held from 22 to 24 Julywhile the 9th edition took place in the usual format in The competition screenings show live action, documentary and animated shorts from a wide mix of countries and cultures, and the programme has a great balance of indie and commercial films.

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