The FAST FORWARD 2021 closes with TEREZA37, the best film of the Pula Film Festival 2020 and the Croatian candidate for the 2022 Oscar, directed by Danilo Šerbedžija, while the guest of the FAST FORWARD 2021 Festival is the main actress and screenwriter of the film Lana Barić.
The regional premiere of the American-Brazilian film “A machine to live in”, directed by Yoni Goldstein and Meredith Zielke, and co-written by Bojana Radulović, Montenegrin producer and artist, marks the fourth day of the Human Rights Film Festival FAST FORWARD Montenegrin 2021.
The universal language of film can make a significant contribution to understanding the universality of human rights, as it has the power to shake up and sensitize, especially when it comes to understanding the challenges some of the most marginalized groups face, such as people with disabilities. This was stated today at the panel discussion ‘PWDs between abilities and barriers in Montenegro – breaking the stigma’.
The opening of the Berane edition at the Berane Cultural Center, with the continuation of screenings and accompanying programmes in Podgorica and Kotor, marks the third day of the FAST FORWARD Festival 2021.
The FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro 2021 today presents three new Montenegrin premieres at the Montenegrin Cinematheque in Podgorica, and in ’Boka’ Cinema the Kotor edition will be opened.
FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro opened tonight at the Montenegrin Music Centre with the Montenegrin premiere of the Cannes winner “Compartment No. 6”, by Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen.
On the International Human Rights Day – 10 December, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) invites citizens to be part of the XII edition of the Montenegrin Film Festival on Human Rights FAST FORWARD, which is organized from 11 to 15 December in Podgorica, Kotor and Berane, in order to give impulse to the affirmation of the culture of human rights in Montenegro.
With the slogan “Everlasting battles”, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) is organizing the XII edition of the Montenegrin FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival 2021 in Podgorica, Berane and Kotor. Unlike last year’s edition, which was conducted in an online format, FAST FORWARD Festival returns to the halls.
For many in the region, lives are still in limbo, because the shadows of the 90s are above us all, and this should be openly discussed, with facts, and difficult topics communicated through film and media to contribute to dealing with the past, as concluded at the online book promotion and virtual photo exhibition “Life in Limbo – A Book of Scars” and a panel discussion “Shadow of the 90s over the Balkans” during the last day of the Montenegrin Human Rights Film Festival FAST FORWARD 2020, organized by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) and the ZfD Forum.
The last day of the FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro 2020 closes with the film EMA, at 22h00, by one of the leading Chilean film directors Pablo Larrain, which critics say leaves without text because the visual elements are paralyzing and the dance scenes are stunning.
The film cannot change the world, but the engaged film can significantly contribute to pointing out inconsistencies in society and raising awareness about the problems of the LGBT community, it was stated today at the online panel discussion “Human rights under the mask – society’s attitude towards Pride”, which the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has organized as part of the FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro, upon the screening of the film “Let there be colour”.
The programme of the second and third day of the FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro brings six new premieres, among which are the holders of the highest awards of prestigious festivals.
Within the FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro 2020, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), in cooperation with Forum ZfD, organizes
the book promotion and virtual photo exhibition LIFE IN LIMBO- A BOOK OF SCARS
and a panel discussion A SHADOW OF THE 90s OVER THE BALKANS
14 December 2020, 12:00 – 14:00h
The eleventh edition of the FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival Montenegro, organized by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), starts tomorrow, 10 December, on International Human Rights Day, and will last until Tuesday, 14 December 2020.
Here you can read the instructions on how you can watch films at this year’s edition of the Fast Forward Festival.
The Centre for Civic Education (CCE) is organizing the XI edition of the Montenegrin FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival 2020 with the support of traditional media partners.