Whether you’re a lover of world-class cinema or a member of Sydney’s large Croatian population celebrating culture, you can enjoy a showcase of some of the best films from the Adriatic nation at Croatia House’s annual Croatian Film Festival, on this weekend at Parramatta’s Riverside Theatres.
With so much of the program still to be shown, visitors can catch some classic cinematic stories, stunning short films or captivating documentaries, with a diverse and engaging array of tales to be told.
From everyday looks at Croatian family life, to documentaries, comedies, love stories and plenty in-between, there promises to be something for everyone.
Six Bus (Sesti Autobus)
A film about a young American trying to find a man from her past never to be found, during a biggest conflict on European soil since WWII-battle of Vukovar.
Being the last member of once big family, young scientist Ana fights with an identity crisis.
Kick and Scream (Baci Se Na Pod)
Kick and Scream follows the final half-hour of the crumbling of a marriage.
One Who Sings Does No Harm (Tko Pjeva Zlo Ne Misli)
The father of afamily, Franjo, drinks spritzers, while Ana, the mother, is confined in the kitchen where she fantasises about the men in the novels she reads.
This documentary is a sneek peek into the lives and work of the dancers, singers and musicians of the only professional folklore ensemble in Croatia, LADO.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
The Outsiders (Marginalci)
The story of this comedy begins one spring evening when Crevo slowly falls asleep, and continues until noon the next day when the heated passions of the social community calm down to the point of pain.
Tickets to all remaining sessions are still available at the Riverside Theatres website. CLICK HERE.