Oscar winner and young filmmakers at BFF
Brač Film Festival is young, not only by its years, but also by its team consisted of international young filmmakers - 7th art lovers! Despite its years it is one of the most successful film festivals in Adriatic. Wonderful Summer Cinema of Supetar and spectacular amphitheater of Waterman Resort are generating the vibe of this Festival. The Festival team has been working intensively for three months on creating the program and all that for people of Supetar who will walk on the red carpet, sit into the Summer cinema and feel the magic.
While having debutants present their films on the screens of Supetar, one of the festival guests will be Chirsopher Hampton, writer and director awarded with Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay for the film Dangerous Liaisons. Mr Hampton will open The Festival and spend all three days sharing his unimaginable career experiences which had begun in British theaters in the sixties.
Croatian movie "Aleksi" directed by Barbara Vekarić will open 4th Brač Film Festival presenting the film's antihero Aleksi Bergando. In the following days will be presented French drama "Custody" by Xavier Legrand and black comedy "Out of the Woods" by Serbian director Marko Kostić. Both films are first full feature works of art for both directors.
For the first time at BFF, Short Films Program is consisted only of student works. BFF brings opportunities for those whose main goal is not to conquer cinemas, but to be outstanding at festivals and make their work recognized by industry professionals. With its children screenings, BFF continues educating youngest audience and this year we present: "The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear", "Red Dog: True Blue" and "Leo Da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa".
In the beginning of August, Supetar will hold place for both film workshops and masterclasses led by acknowledged producers of the region. They will share their knowledge with many young cinephiles. In addition to well known crew at BFF, consisted of director Boris Poljak and media producer Niels Mann, this year famous film director and producer Miloš Đukelić will join that team. By presenting bunch of successful projects, Đukelić will offer sneak peek to everyone interested in the world of film.
WHAT IS #BFF2018 BRINGING NEW?
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We wish to thank to our patrons City of Supetar, Croatian Audiovisual Centre and Supetar Tourist Board for all the support.
3rd Brač Film Festival
In addition to the newly introduced young students from the region (Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro), for the first time, the festival team itself is inclusive of nationals from England, France, Lebanon, as far as China. The short film program features young authors from America, Estonia, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Slovenia, Serbia and Israel.
An international team of over 60 young enthusiasts will take residence in Supetar during the Festival and participate in workshops, screenings, lectures and round tables. The main program of the Festival, open to the public, is a feature program to be held in the Summer Cinema. The program features celebrated titles such as Croatian film "Ministry of Love”, Montenegrin feature debut "The Black Pin", and French film “Together: Project" presented at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
Children screenings include award-winning titles such as “Mystery of the Green Hill", "Small Gangster" and "New Kid” and continue to encourage youngsters to go to the movie theatre. Due to last year's overcrowding, this year's program is based in Supetar Primary School and is free for all children.
A photography exhibition titled «PREMIUM», by Marijan Marinović, will be staged during the festival. Marijana was born on Brač, who for many years lived in New York and has photographed dozens of celebrities on red carpet across the United States