Cinema of Montenegro
|Cinema of Montenegro|
|Number of screens||24 (2011)|
|• Per capita||4.2 per 100,000 (2011)|
|Produced feature films (2011)|
|Number of admissions (2011)|
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Montenegro has been the site of many domestic films. In 2013 the Montenegrin film Bad Destiny became the first film from the country to be submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Notable theatres include the Montenegrin National Theatre in Podgorica, the Theatre of Nikšić in Nikšić, and the City Theatre in Podgorica. Montenegrin National Theatre is the only professional theatre and along with the Faculty of Drama, located in Cetinje is responsible for the lion share of the theatre production in the country. During Summer months, City Theatre in Budva takes precedence as a stage for performers coming from all corners of former Yugoslavia and the world.
Notable contemporary Montenegrin cinema personalities
Considering its population of about 600,000 people, Montenegrins have given to Yugoslavia and the world quite a number of outstanding film directors and actors. The best known are:
- Dušan Vukotić, the first Yugoslav Oscar winner, for the short animated film category in 1961.
- Živko Nikolić
- Veljko Bulajić
- Krsto Papić
- Branko Baletić
- Velimir Stojanović
- Zdravko Velimirović
- Bane Bastać
- Predrag Golubović
- Krsto Škanata
- Milo Đukanović
- Momir Matović
The young and perspective:
- Milorad Janketić
- Žarko Laušević
- Miodrag Krivokapić
- Branislav Popović
- Milutin Karadžić
- Branko Babović
- I Have Something Important to Tell You (Imam nešto važno da vam kažem; 2005)
- Packing the Monkeys, Again! (Opet pakujemo majmune; 2004)
- A View from Eiffel Tower (Pogled sa Ajfelovog tornja; 2005)
- "Table 8: Cinema Infrastructure - Capacity". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
- "Table 1: Feature Film Production - Genre/Method of Shooting". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
- "Table 11: Exhibition - Admissions & Gross Box Office (GBO)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
- "Film "As pik – loša sudbina" kandidat Crne Gore za nominaciju za Oskara". pobjeda. Retrieved 2013-08-29.
- "Oscars: Serbia Nominates 'Circles' and Montenegro Taps 'Bad Destiny' in Foreign Language Category". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-08-31.
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