Sydney, Australia – 21.08.2023 – The vibrant city of Sydney is set to host the 5th Croatian Film Festival, presented by Croatia House in partnership with Riverside Theatre in Parramatta. This eagerly anticipated cinematic event is scheduled to take place from 6-10 September at Riverside Theatre, offering audiences an enchanting journey into the world of Croatian cinema and culture.
The Croatian Film Festival has become a significant fixture on Sydney’s cultural calendar, attracting film enthusiasts, cultural connoisseurs, and those curious about Croatian heritage. This year’s edition promises to showcase the finest contemporary Croatian films, spanning a spectrum of genres from gripping dramas to light hearted comedies.
Mirjana Cestar, President of Croatia House, shared her excitement for the event, highlighting its role in fostering cultural connections: “The Croatian Film Festival holds profound importance as it serves as a bridge between Croatia and Australia. Through the lens of cinema, we share our stories, traditions, and unique perspectives with the dynamic Australian audience, nurturing a deeper understanding and appreciation of Croatian culture.”
The partnership between Croatia House and Riverside Theatre, a distinguished cultural institution known for its commitment to diverse artistic expressions, ensures a captivating and enriching experience for festival attendees. In addition to film screenings, the festival will feature guest performances from Croatian national folk dance ensemble, Lado, and the opportunity to interact with filmmakers and industry experts.
As Croatia’s influence continues to spread globally, the Croatian Film Festival stands as a testament to the power of storytelling and cross-cultural exchange. By showcasing Croatia’s cinematic accomplishments, the festival underscores its role in strengthening the bonds between Australia and Croatia, contributing to a deeper mutual understanding.
Film enthusiasts, culture aficionados, and those with an appreciation for cinematic excellence are encouraged to mark their calendars for this exceptional celebration of Croatian cinema and culture. Join us at Riverside Theatre in Parramatta from 6-10 September to be a part of the enchanting 5th Croatian Film Festival.
Learn more and purchase tickets here: https://croatiahouse.org.au/