The International Programme of the 58th Pula Film Festival will open at Kastel on 9th and finish on 23rd July 2011 with evening open-air screenings daily at 9.30 pm. During the first part of the festival (until 15th July), films from the International Programme will be presented at the Valli Cinema during the festival. While during the second part of the Festival (from the 16th to the 23rd of July), films from the PoPular Programme can be watched in the Arena.
The festival was first held in 1954 and is the oldest and most popular Croatian film festival with an impressive 73,000 visitors last year. This year’s programme is anticipated to include, Lead and Daria by Branko Ivanda, Kotlovina by Tomislav Radic, Koko and the Ghosts by Daniel Kusan, The Little Gypsy Witch by Tomislav Zaja and The Translator by Biljana Cakic-Veselic. Several other independent productions will also be screened.