A famous Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami has arrived in Serbia and landed in a helicopter on Mokra Gora, Drvengrad, a day before the beginning of the Fourth International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf. In his short address to the journalists, Kiarostami thanked for the welcome, adding he was specially delighted for the opportunity to be a guest of his friend Emir Kusturica at the festival such as Kustendorf, and not only to meet him on the red carpet.
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.
International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf 2011 will take place from January 5-11, 2011, at Mokra Gora, Serbia, organized by “Rasta International” and under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of Republic of Serbia. As in previous years, the Festival is dedicated to future film makers and already acclaimed authors.