Fourth International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf will be opened on Wednesday, January 5th at 4 pm in Drvengrad. As an introduction to the opening ceremony, the second episode of documentary series Golden Sixties dedicated to prominent Czech director and pedagogue Otakar Vavra will be screened at 11 am. This documentary project consisting of 26 episodes presents the portraits of the most important personalities of Czechoslovakian cinematography from 1960s, from the times of the Czechoslovakian film miracle, in the history of film also known as Czechoslovakian new wave.
The opening ceremony will begin at the Art Gallery in Drvengrad with the photography exhibition of the well-known Italian cinematographer and photographer Arturo Zavattini, entitled Attimi di pausa de La Dolce Vita. Exhibition visitors will have the opportunity to see 20 photos taken during the making of the movie La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini.
After the opening of the exhibition, the performance inspired by famous scenes from Fellini's Amarkord will be performed by young actress Jana Jankovic, music groups Vrelo and No Smoking No Smoking Orchestra. As the culmination of the opening ceremony, special award named “Award for Future Movies” will be handed to a prominent Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami.
Film programme starts at 7.30 pm with the festival programme Contemporary Trends, introducing the latest film Czech Peace by young and talented Czech filmmakers Filip Remunda and Vit Klusak. After the film projection, Filip Remunda will give a workshop. Music programme begins at midnight with the concert of Serbian hip-hop group Beogradski Sindikat.