After three days 6th ENTOFILm festival was brought to an end. Lasting from April 24th – 26th it hosted 25 international documentaries, a lecture, an exhibition and musical program and it was held in several locations in Rovinj – Multimedia centre, theatre Gandusio and Center for visual arts Batana. Ethno ensemble Čipkice closed the festival with their concert. (more…)
We begin the last ETNOFILm festival day in the Multimedia center in Rovinj at 11 am with a movie “So close to silence” by a Portugal author Arlindo Horte. It marks the space between memory and social oblivion by following the routine of an amateur theatre group made up of refugees and asylum seekers in Portugal.
At 1 pm the film “Mula, roots binded together” by Sabina Mikelić will follow. With the first frames, the author tries to picture a handover of her mother’s and father’s books and gives the end view of that heritage. In order to express gratitude to her parents and somehow bid goodbye to all that they represent, she spends some time with her artist mother and a worker father. The program will continue with a Russian film “Bread for birds” by Aleksandra Strelyanaya It talks about how much could be heard in a desert village in autumn. (more…)
Another edition of ETNOFILm festival was opened in Multimedia centre in Rovinj, a festival which showcases most recent ethnographic documentaries for the sixth consecutive year and is followed by a rich programe.
This year’s edition was opened by vice mayor of the city of Rovinj, Marino Budicin, and the director of Ethnographic museum of Istria, Lidija Nikočević, who is also the organizer of the festival. The both emphasized the importance of ETNOFILm for the cultural offer of the city as well as for recording and interpretation of non material culture.
Director of ETNOFILm festival Tamara Nikolić Đerić added that the festival is very important for the culture, but also for movie production in the international sense. “I am especially glad to hear that the festival is being recognized not only as a manifestation which promotes recording and the omportance of interpretating the cultural heritage, but also in the context of developing the film culture.” (more…)
6th ETNOFILm festival, organized by Ethnographic museum of Istria starts on April 24th in the Multimedia centre and presents 22 films of world ethnographic documentary production with a goal to open a dialogue between cultures. With its main events in the Multimedia centre, festival will also be held in the Centre for visual arts Batana as well as the city theatre Gandusio and it will give the city of Rovinj its mark. (more…)