Festival summer, Croatia – part 3

Film under the stars…

In Pula, a small town in Istria, Croatia, an annual event has been taking its place for 69 years. This year, in July , Pula Film Festival will celebrate its 70 years of existing.

Established in 1954 as the main festival of Yugoslavian films, the festival is held in a Roman amphitheater or better known as the Pula Arena. Its main competition programme includes feature fiction films. Pula Film Festival is the oldest Croatian film festival and is usually held in the summer.

Apart from film screenings open to the public, the annual Croatian film industry awards are also traditionally presented at the festival. The awards presented at the festival (called „Golden Arenas“) are the main national film awards in the country, and they serve as the Croatian equivalent of the American Academy Awards.

Among other atractions that Istria offers, Pula Film Festival surelly catches a lot of eyes every summer.

The program for this year is still beeing updated therefore if you want to keep up to date the official site is the right place to check