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Mediterranean Film Festival Split

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Mediterranean Film Festival Split celebrates this year its 6th anniversary and over the past 5 years it has become one of the most popular cultural events on the Adriatic. The festival presents films from the Mediterranean region which are not seen in usual cinema distribution.
This year, the festival will be held from June 8th -15th.

Festival contents

As already mentioned, films presented on this festival have their regional and Croatian premieres in Split. Besides full-length films, it is also possible to see short films. The festival hosts Croatian and international film professionals, gives an opportunity to young authors to promote their films and organizes meetings with people from the industry.

The festival has an educational side to it; FilmInkubator is a program of the festival which organizes lectures and workshops for film enthusiasts, young filmmakers and students.

Children as well are given an opportunity to learn something about the film industry through the program "Mali Mediteran" which introduces the film as an art form.

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Festival location

What is special about this festival is that the screenings take place outdoors in the evenings, more precisely on Bacvice, the popular city sand beach. This is actually what gives the festival that authentic feeling of the Mediterranean; people watching films near the sea, from the beach or the nearby bars, between old pine trees. During the day, films can be seen in the Zlatna vrata (Golden gate) cinema which is situated within the very Diocletian's palace.

Other than Split, the Mediterranean Film Festival Split has moved its activities to other towns and islands like Makarska, Imotski, Vrgorac, Komiza, staying in each place for three days. With the project "Cinema Mediterranean" the festival promotes Mediterranean cinematography in places where people have not in a long time had a chance to see a film.

So, if you are in Split, don't miss a chance to enjoy this wonderful and unique event!

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