Zagreb Jewish Film Festival

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Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
Festival of Tolerance
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival logo.jpg
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival logo
Location Zagreb, Croatia
Founded 2007
Language Croatian, English, other
Website Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
Festival director Branko Lustig (right)
Cinema Europa

The Zagreb Jewish Film Festival (JFF) is an annual film festival held in Zagreb, Croatia which is dedicated to preservation of memories on Holocaust and on raising public awareness about importance of tolerance.

JFF was originated for the first time in 2007[1] under license and in collaboration with UK Jewish Film Festival.[1] Festival is organized by the NGO also called Jewish Film Festival[2] headed by Academy-Award-winner Branko Lustig. The festival takes place at the Zagreb Cinema Europa, one of the most beautiful and oldest art-cinemas in the area.[3]

Festival sections[edit]

Film program[edit]

Zagreb Jewish Film Festival's film programme, which includes feature films, documentaries and short films, is held at Cinema Europa.

Educational mornings[edit]

Since 2009 the festival has organised educational mornings about The Holocaust for students of different age groups.[4]

Notable guests[edit]


The Jewish Film Festival Zagreb is funded by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the city of Zagreb as the main sponsor. Among others, the sponsors of the festival in previous years were also Jutarnji list, Školska knjiga, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Atlantic Grupa, Mirko Ilić, McCann Erickson, Austrian Cultural Forum, Diners Club International, Erste Group, UNHCR, Jadran Film...

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Drugi Jewish Film Festival u Zagrebu - mJutarnji". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  2. ^
  3. ^ Čeština. "Press - en-GB". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  4. ^ Zagreb Jewish Film Festival. "Zagreb Jewish Film Festival-Educational mornings". Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  5. ^ "EKSKLUZIVNO: Intervju s glumcem Stellanom Skarsgaardom". 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  6. ^ a b c d s.p. (2010-05-20). "Pravednički Festival židovskog filma - Dokumentarni" (in Croatian). Filmski.Net. Retrieved 2012-08-02. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "F.I.L.M: Recenzija / Festival Židovskog Filma Zagreb 2011: Svečano otvoren 5. Festival židovskog filma! (p)". Retrieved 2012-08-02. 

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