On Tuesday, on the territory of Kanli Kula fortress
, the opening of the film festival "Montenegro Film" was held. The festival was opened by the famous Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski.
Spectators, invited participants and organizers were welcomed by the Mayor of Herceg Novi
Stevan Katich. Minister of Culture Janko Lumovich commented that this film festival had special significance for the culture of Montenegro.
"I believe that this year there will be enough good films, and our festival in Herceg Novi is a wonderful stage for the promotion and development of film culture," Lumovich said.
The audience has already been presented two films - "Men do not cry" (Muškarci ne plaču), director Alen Drljević, as the regional premiere of the film, which recently won two awards - Cine Europa and a special jury prize at the 52nd International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, where its world premiere took place. In Herceg Novi this was the first film in the official competitive selection.
On the territority of the fortress Forte Mare
such films as Happy end (Michael Haneke) and Loveless (Andrev Zvyaginstev) were presented.
In the category "European cinema" the film Redoubtable was shown, directed by Michel Haznavicius.The festival will last until 7 August.
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