Motovun film festival
Motovun Film Festival
is entirely dedicated to films made in small cinematographies
and independent productions, films that broke out through their innovation, ideas, and the power of their stories. In everything,
except for the ambition and the quality, Motovun wants to be a small festival showing small films, small in the warmest sense
od the word.
Motovun Film Festival is a five-day film marathon in which film screenings
alternate from 10 a.m. until 4 a.m., with evening outdoor screenings and daily screenings in theatres. Festival program
consists of around 70 titles from all over the world, from documentaries to feature films, from shorts to long forms, from
guerilla made films to co productions.
The only criteria in their selection is that they fit in the open-minded atmosphere
of the festival with their innovations.
In the year of the first MFF in cities across Croatia cinema theatres were being closed down. That's why we renovated
an old, long-closed theatre in a small medieval town of Motovun and we made the main
square into an outdoor film venue.
On the very day of the opening of the first MFF, on August 10, 1999, there was not even one non-Hollywood film being
shown in Croatian cinemas. Not even one out of around 3000 titles that are produced outside of big studios every year. That's
why we chose films that were made all over the world.
In a country in which MFF was launched there was not even one international feature film event. That is why we launched
Lots of things happened in the last seven months, even the real snow fall on Motovun!
And we are getting close to the 12th Motovun Film Festival, witch will be held from 26th to 30th of June. Stay tuned for
info on program, concerts, and everything else that makes the magic happen on our little mountain of films!
to see you there!
Motovun Film Festival is accepting film applications for Main programme
(feature and documentary forms) and Motovun online (short forms up to 15 minutes). Entry deadline for Main programme is
June 20, 2010. and for Motovun online June 15, 2010.