FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2021 Announces Lineup

    Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Murina by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović photo: Mario Topić

    PULA: Six films will compete in the Croatian Programme of the Pula Film Festival, which will run under the new artistic director Pavo Marinković from 17-24 July 2021.

    Murina, the debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, will open the festival right after its world premiere in the 53rd edition of Cannes Directors' Fortnight (6-17 July 2021).

    Ten films are competing in the International Competition. Among them is the Golden Bear 2021 winner Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn / Babardeala cu bucluc by Radu Jude, produced by Romania's microFILM in coproduction with Luxembourg's Paul Thiltges Distributions, Czech Republic's endorfilm and Croatia's Kinorama.

    Click HERE for our FNE Podcast with Pavo Marinković earlier this year.

    Croatian Programme:

    Murina (Croatia, Brazil, Slovenia)
    Directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović
    Produced by Antitalent, RT Features
    Coproduced by Spiritus Movens,  SPOK Films, Staragara 
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Slovenian Film CentreViba Film, the Croatian Radiotelevision (HRT), RTV Slovenia

    A Blue Flower / Plavi cvijet (Croatia, Serbia)
    Directed by Zrinko Ogresta
    Produced by Inter Film
    Coproduced by Zilion film
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Film Center Serbia

    Tune Up / Po tamburi (Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia)
    Directed by Stanislav Tomić
    Produced by Kaos
    Coproduced by K12, Supermarket, Kino Oko
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Film Center Serbia, the Slovenian Film Center, the North Macedonia Film Agency

    Once We Were Good For You / A bili smo vam dobri (Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Branko Schmidt
    Produced by TELEFILM d.o.o.
    Coproduced by Oktavijan – filmska udruga, Mostar
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    The Dawn / Zora (Croatia, Italy)
    Directed by Dalibor Matanić
    Produced by Kinorama
    Coproduced by Ascent Film
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    Manhattan Odyssey / Menhetenska Odiseja (Croatia)
    Directed by Mario Vrbančić
    Produced by nezavisna produkcija