Zagreb Jewish Film Festival

The Zagreb Jewish Film Festival (JFF) is an annual film festival held in Zagreb, Croatia which is dedicated to preservation of memories on Holocaust and on raising public awareness about the importance of tolerance.

Zagreb Jewish Film Festival
Festival of Tolerance
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival logo.jpg
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival logo
LocationZagreb, Croatia
LanguageCroatian, English, other
Festival director Branko Lustig
Cinema Europa

JFF was originated for the first time in 2007[1][2] under license and in collaboration with UK Jewish Film Festival.[1] Festival is organized by the NGO also called Jewish Film Festival[3] headed by Academy-Award-winner Branko Lustig. The festival takes place at the Zagreb Cinema Europa, one of the most beautiful and oldest art-cinemas in the area.[4]

Festival sectionsEdit

Film programEdit

Zagreb Jewish Film Festival's film programme, which includes feature films, documentaries and short films, is held at Cinema Europa.

Educational morningsEdit

Since 2009 the festival has organised educational mornings about The Holocaust for students of different age groups.[5]

Notable guestsEdit


The Jewish Film Festival Zagreb is funded by the Austrian Cultural Forum and the city of Zagreb as the main sponsor. Among others, the sponsors of the festival in previous years were also Jutarnji list, Školska knjiga, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Atlantic Grupa, Mirko Ilić, McCann Erickson, Austrian Cultural Forum, Diners Club International, Erste Group, UNHCR, Jadran Film...

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Drugi Jewish Film Festival u Zagrebu - mJutarnji". Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  2. ^ Jelena Subotić (2019). Yellow Star, Red Star: Holocaust Remembrance after Communism. Ithaca, NY & London: Cornell University Press. p. 146. ISBN 9781501742408.
  3. ^ "About festival | ZAGREB JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL". Archived from the original on 2012-04-07.
  4. ^ Čeština. "Press - en-GB". Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  5. ^ Zagreb Jewish Film Festival. "Zagreb Jewish Film Festival-Educational mornings". Retrieved 2013-10-30.
  6. ^ "EKSKLUZIVNO: Intervju s glumcem Stellanom Skarsgaardom". 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  7. ^ a b c d s.p. (2010-05-20). "Pravednički Festival židovskog filma - Dokumentarni" (in Croatian). Filmski.Net. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  8. ^ a b c d e "F.I.L.M: Recenzija / Festival Židovskog Filma Zagreb 2011: Svečano otvoren 5. Festival židovskog filma! (p)". Retrieved 2012-08-02.

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