Second day of the Festival in Rijeka

After the successful opening day of the Festival, the program of the second and ultimate day begins at 7 PM with a short meter film What we do, made by a young Croatian director Maja Šubarić Mahmuljin. The film, which follows Blaž Kužnik, a young man diagnosed with the Down syndrome who works in a…


Today is the opening of the Festival of Tolerance in Rijeka

Today is the opening of the 2nd Festival of Tolerance Rijeka. In Art-cinema Croatia, during the two days of the Festival, the audience in Rijeka will have the opportunity to see seven films selected from the Zagreb edition of the Festival. Today’s program starts at 19.00 with the screening of the Croatian documentary film Some…


Call for volunteers for Rijeka

The Festival of Tolerance – 2nd Rijeka Jewish Film Festival invites all volunteers eager to acquire new knowledge and skills, meet many new interesting people, and take part in a socially beneficial project, regardless of age, to join us in the realization of the Festival. To apply, please send a mail to or call…


Volker Schlöndorff – Calm at sea

Volker Schöndorff about his film Calm at sea.   This authentic story recounts the events which led up to the early death of a 17-year-old boy, Guy Môquet, who is the equivalent in France of Sophie Scholl. The film portrays on these three levels – the command headquarters, the camp, and the bunker on the coast…


Stefan Ruzowitzky about his film ‘Radical evil’

Why do normal people become mass murderers? Why do decent family fathers kill women, children and babies on a daily basis? The perpetrators are members of the Nazi death squads, who killed about 2 million Jewish civilians in Eastern Europe – by bullets, face to face. We hear their thoughts, as they wrote them down…


Andre Singer about his film ‘Night will fall’

  “Night Will Fall” tells the story of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration camps. Using remarkable archive footage and testimony from both survivors and liberators, it tells of the efforts made to document the almost unbelievable scenes that the allies encountered on Liberation. It explores how a team of top filmmakers, including Sidney Bernstein,…