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[PHOTOS] Motovun Film Festival Opens in Istria

The 18th Motovun Film Festival, considered one of the best in the country, has opened last night in the pretty Istrian village of Motovun…

Until 29 July there will more than 120 films screened in 120 hours. The main program this year will feature numerous laureates from prestigious international festivals, led by The Lobster, the winner of Grand Prix in Cannes 2015, The High Sun by Dalibor Matanić, crowned with international stardom after winning a jury award in Un Certain Regard program of Cannes Film Festival, The Postman’s White Nights, which was a winner of a Silver Lion in Venice, and from Spain the San Sebastian Film Festival Golden Shell winner Magical Girl by Carlos Vermut.

Check out the action from last night’s opening (photo credits: Julien Duval Photography/Samir Ćerić Kovačević)

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