Croatian Film Festival in London
Closer Croatia, the film festival returns to London, with a collection of features, documentaries and animation to the Riverside Studios from 11 to 14 October. The festival will feature latest films and shorts from the burgeoning Croatian film industry.
For the first time the British public will be able to see films which have been awarded prizes and recognition at major film festivals throughout the world and which reflect changes in Croatian society during the last decade.
The famous Zagreb School of Animation has enjoyed a revival with a new generation of film makers and we are happy to present a small selection of recent animated films and some artists’ experimental films.
Festival Review from Empire Magazine – Croatian cinema took its time to come to terms with the realities of production without state subsidy. But, as the Riverside Studios’s excellent Closer Croatia selection suggests, the independent industry has finally found its voice and is now capable of reflecting the changes of a turbulent decade with a wit and honesty that has garnered awards and acclaim in festivals around the world… read more