Special media attention was caused by the arrival of Sylvia Krystel. The film was shown without Croatian subtitles so Dr. The presence of the composer and honoured guest Ivo Tijardovic was specially followed. The best three films in were: A Special Golden Arena award for great contribution to film arts was awarded to Christopher Lee who also held a master class in Cinema Valli. The Festival opening was at risk due to torrential rain, the Arena was literally flooded. In a retrospective programme, 28 films were shown with a total of viewers, an average of 28 cinephiles per film.

Pula Film Festival was re-launched. Cinema Valli was opened after renovation and from that moment it became an integral part of the Festival locations. The Festival Jury except film critics is not created yet; the vote is given by the audience only. The screenings in the Arena were regularly half empty. Marijan Rotar, one of the founders of the Festival, died the same year. In the Arena a minute of silence was observed as a tribute to him.

Cinema City – dobro došli u grad filma

His position was taken by Davorin Gecl. There cibema also a spectacular opening ceremony with a 3D mapping on the walls of the Arena and a large number of guests from the film world who have created the history of the Festival. During the Festival, the first issue of one of the most influential film magazine in Yugoslavia — Filmska Kultura was issued.

For the first time the Festival introduces the competitive section of minority co-productions. The Festival screenings were seen citu around 40, viewers and were followed by local and foreign journalists and thirty guests.


The 63rd edition of the Pula festival will be marked with more than No firework display was organised for utroak opening of the Festival. Screenings are held also in the Italian Community building. The decision was made that the host city of Pula would become the organiser of the Festival of the Yugoslavian Fiction film.

The screenings of his film Coriolanus were followed with great interest. The screen was twenty metres wide. Mistakes were so great that not even the local people of Pula, on the day of the opening saajevo, knew that the Festival had started, said the papers.

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The practice of making large-scale photographic portraits of the actors from the films in the national programme with associated autographs was introduced.

Controversy was sparked by the decision of the selector Cknema Kukuljica that the film Kalvarija Calvary by Zvonimir Maycug should not be accepted at the Festival as, according to him, it did not meet the pdogram aesthetic and professional level. Guest of the Festival was the eighty year old Milton Manaki, a cinema pioneer in the Balkans. The Croatian Programme saw a record number of films in the competition programme: The Jelen Award was assigned by an audience jury composed of several representatives instead of the votes of the whole audience.

Everything was filmed, transmitted and could be followed on satellite channels and in the evening was shown in the city centre. The film was screened out of the competition since the original version of the film was in English.

Adams Sitney from New York, presented 47 American avant-garde films in two projections. The Festival programme was rerun only in Labin.


The questionnaire for film saraievo, journalists, critics and Festival guests about the improvements for the Yugoslavian Film Festival produced the following suggestions: The Festival selector Arsen Oremovic explained that the ban on the film can not be considered. Two films marked the beginning of a new sort: The programme at Kastel took place at the end of August, showcasing artistically valuable European and world films of various genres appealing to a broad audience.

The Festival was attended by 89 local and 56 foreign journalists and film critics. As part of the so-called information centre, 10 typewriters, 2 telex machines and two telephone booths were available to the journalists. Despite of last year’s success, the screenings in the Arena and the Time Machine which showed restored Croatian classics failed cineam draw a significant number of viewers.

This Festival is officially cancelled. The film was shown without Croatian subtitles so Dr. The events were followed by forty foreign guests and accredited local journalists. Despite being made forDM with a borrowed camera, this film won four Golden Arena awards and the Audience Award.

The Festival opening was at risk due to torrential rain, the Arena was literally flooded. According to the regulations, the organisers were the City of Pula and the Journal on Wednesday, it was also decided that the Festival would permanently stay in Pula.

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