Serbian Fantasy Film Festival in Belgrade from 17 to 20 October

The Serbian Fantasy Film Festival will be held for the 13th time, at the Student Cultural Centre of Belgrade, October 17-20.

A total of 34 short films from Serbia, the countries of the former Yugoslavia and other countries will be screened at the Festival, while another 30 films, that will not compete for the main prizes, will be also screened.

In addition to the national films, the public will be presented with science fiction, fantasy and horror films from Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United States, Canada, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, the Czech Republic, Italy, Greece, Israel, Iraq, Malaysia, South Korea, Peru and Argentina.

The short films of the national, regional and foreign selections will compete this year for the Koskar Award.

A total of 78 films will be screened at the Festival, of which 31 will be national, seven from other countries of the former Yugoslavia and 40 from the rest of the world.

Two of the Serbian fantasy films will have their premiere at the Festival, including “Čuj mali čoveče” by Marko Zunic, which will be screened on October 17.

For lovers of horror and fantasy, the Croatian filmmakers Luka Hrgovic and Dino Julius will showcase their film “Slice of Life”, which is reminiscent of the iconic Blade Runner.

Film director Sam Firstenberg will have a guest appearance at the Festival. He is known for directing films that range from comedy and action to science fiction and horror. Firstenberg, best known for his films in the Ninja series, will be attending a masterclass during the Festival.

On Saturday, Belgrade will host its 6th Zombie Walk, as part of the Festival’s programme, with the aim of promoting and drawing attention to significant segments of film art such as the mask, makeup and special effects.

For more information about the Festival, please click here .

(B92, 13.10.2019)

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