Cinema of Montenegro

Montenegro has been the site of many domestic films. In 2013 the Montenegrin film Bad Destiny became the first film from the country to be submitted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[4][5]

Cinema of Montenegro
No. of screens24 (2011)[1]
 • Per capita4.2 per 100,000 (2011)[1]
Produced feature films (2011)[2]
Number of admissions (2011)[3]


Notable theatres include the Montenegrin National Theatre in Podgorica, the Theatre of Nikšić in Nikšić, and the City Theatre in Podgorica. Montenegrin National Theatre is the only professional theatre and along with the Faculty of Drama, located in Cetinje is responsible for the lion share of the theatre production in the country. During summer months, City Theatre in Budva takes precedence as a stage for performers coming from all corners of former Yugoslavia and the world.

Notable contemporary Montenegrin cinema personalitiesEdit

Considering its population of about 600,000 people, Montenegrins have given to Yugoslavia and the world quite a number of outstanding film directors and actors. The best known are:


The young and perspective:




  1. ^ a b "Table 8: Cinema Infrastructure - Capacity". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Table 1: Feature Film Production - Genre/Method of Shooting". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Table 11: Exhibition - Admissions & Gross Box Office (GBO)". UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Retrieved 5 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Film "As pik – loša sudbina" kandidat Crne Gore za nominaciju za Oskara". pobjeda. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-08-29.
  5. ^ "Oscars: Serbia Nominates 'Circles' and Montenegro Taps 'Bad Destiny' in Foreign Language Category". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-08-31.

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