Are you a fan of a good movie? Do you like to spend summer nights under the stars by the sea
? Then you are in the right place here! :) Croatians also love film evenings and every year numerous film festivals are organised at various locations across the country. The film festivals are dedicated to all types of film such as animated, documentary, children's and short films. Every year, domestic and foreign films
are presented at the festivals, which attract many viewers and international film critics.
Find out below which are the most popular film festivals in Dalmatia
Dalmatia Film Festival
The Dalmatia Film Festival is an international festival held in several cities along the coast. You can watch feature and short films
, with a focus on documentaries and feature films, in Makarska, Sutivan, Pirovac, Omis and Split
. The interesting thing about this film festival is a special category consisting of short promotional tourist films. At this film festival, you can participate in numerous workshops
, vote and award the best film. In addition to summer and winter guest appearances, the festival is special because of its own film production.
Libertas Film Festival
The Libertas Film Festival is held every year on one of the most beautiful scenery
in the world, in Dubrovnik
. The festival's repertoire shows international feature and documentary films of independent productions dedicated to the promotion of freedom
. You can reward your favourite films with a special audience award. The Libertas Film Festival brings together the world's best film producers and actors
. You may meet Owen Wilson, Chris Cooper or Woody Harrelson as you walk down one of the most beautiful streets in the world, Stradun.
Split New Film Festival
The New Film Festival is held every year in Split
and brings together the world's best films awarded
at the Cannes Film Festival, Berlinale and other famous film festivals. The Split Film Festival is the oldest festival of its kind
in Croatia and has been promoting new, creative, retrospective and radical ideas of film producers from the very beginning. All types and genres
of films are shown. This festival offers a number of films and we believe you will surely find something you like. In the end, you can vote for your favourite film and contribute to its award for best film.
Supertoon - international animation festival
The International Animation Festival, Supertoon, is held every year in the beautiful town of Sibenik
. During 5 festival days, three outdoor and one indoor location, the city is turning into one big stage
. Supertoon shows the most interesting animated films, which bring together adults, children, people from Sibenik and their friends, tourists and world film professionals. In addition to showing the film, you can visit numerous exhibitions
that show the process of making an animated film, the tricks used to make animation, or you can participate in numerous workshops where you will learn everything about animated films
If we have awakened a desire in you for film evenings by the sea
, see a list of film festivals below that take place near you. Take your better half out for a romantic movie night, laugh with your kids while watching a funny children’s film, or learn something new from a documentary.
And now… LIGHTS….CAMERA…AND ACTION!
See you at one of these film festivals in Dalmatia.
1. Avvantura Film Festival - Island Vis
2. Brac Film Festival - Island Brac
3. Betina Film Festival - Island Murter
4. Dalmatia Film Festival - Makarska, Sutivan, Pirovac, Omis and Split
5. Video Art Days- Lovely Days - Island Brac
6. Doku MA Film Festival - Makarska
7. DUFF - Mediterranean Film Festival for Children and Youth - Dubrovnik
8. Mediterranean Film Festival - Split
9. Kinookus Food Film festival - Ston
10. International Archaeological Film Festival - Split
11. International Film Festival - Dubrovnik
12. International New Film Festival - Split
13. Mihovil gleda filmove - Sibenik
14. Libertas Film Festival - Dubrovnik
15. Pasman film evenings - Island Pasman
16. Postira seaside Film Festival - Island Brac
17. qFEST - Split
18. Supertoon Sibenik - international animation festival - Sibenik
19. Tisina molim! - Dubrovnik
20. Unseen - Dubrovnik and Cavtat