From 10th to 13th of August, summer cinema in Supetar on the island of Brač will be again hosting this remarkable film event. Through 4 days audiences will be able to see diverse film program made by first and second time filmmakers.
Real treats for all film buffs
Main programme is held in summer cinema every evening at 9:30PM where one short student film will be screened before a feature film. Screening of short films is designated for promotion of film students from the region. This year BFF will be featuring films “Gunz and Helmets”, “Crisis”, “Džonika” and “Sound Mixer”.
For the first evening, Brač Film Festival will screen the film Savages (dir. Dario Lonjak). This action-comedy brings story of three fans of the Croatian football team who mistakenly find themselves inside a terrorist camp!
The second evening will feature film As Far as I Can Walk (dir. Stefan Arsenijević) that had premiere on a prestige Karlovy Vary Film Festival where it received numerous awards
Third evening brings the highly anticipated film “Staffroom” (dir. Sonja Tarokić). Film is claimed from by the Croatian Associations of film critics as “definitely one of the best Croatian films in the recent history”. The film was awared on Pula with 5 Golden Arenas, including the Golden Arena for Best Film.
On the closing day of the Festival BFF will screen the sport drama Golden Boy (dir. Ognjen Janković). The film tells the story about 20-year old perspective football player who finds it hard to deal with all the expectations of the professional football league.
Films for kids, too!
From the very beginnings Brač Film Festival chearishes importance of the screenings for kids as their first encounter with the seventh art! Screenings of children film will be held on the summer stage behind the church every evening at 9pm. Films are suitable for kids aged 6+. Popular domestic film “How I learned how to fly” will kids be able to see before anyone, as right after the festival film goes into distribution. The film brings story of 12 year old Sofia, whose summer on Hvar turns into a real adventure. Kids programme will also feature films awarded on international film festivals, such as “Comedy Queen” and “Nelly Rapp: Monster agent” and animated films “Even mice belong to Heaven” and “Egg”.
This year’s Festival bring diverse programme. Due to high demand it’s important to get tickets in advance. Whole programme is available at the website: https://bracfilmfestival.hr/en/
To learn more about the island, check out the Total Croatia Brac in a Page guide.