The testimonials of direct witnesses can hardly be replaced, but it is vital to recognise and support attempts to preserve the memories through artistic creation, especially among a younger generation of artists.
On Thursday September 15th 2016 we held a concert by Rolin Humes in honor of the premier of their video "Irene". The video is dedicated to Irene Sendler, an exceptionally brave woman whose kindness was virtually unknown until a few years ago.
Festival of Tolerance and the Rolin Humes invite you to remember the life of a woman that save the most lives in World War 2. Irene Sendler served as an inspiration for a song of the same name by the band Rolin Humes, the video of which we will see on Thursday...
On 4th of July the Primary school Frana Krste Frankopana from Brod na Kupi, received the prize for the winning essay on the subject of the Holocaust and/or tolerance, written by their student titled "Promise".
Zaključen je natječaj za esej o toleranciji i/ili holokaustu u organizaciji udruge Festival suvremenog židovskog filma Zagreb. Riječ je o drugom izdanju natječaja kojim je Udruga izravno pozvala škole koje su sudjelovale na programu Edukacijskih jutara u školskoj godini 2015./2016.
In Podgorica, the 2nd Festival of Tolerance, with its rich program, will be held from 30th of May till 1th of June. The admittance to all screenings is free. We have prepared 11 movies on the subject of Holocaust and tolerance.
Jewish film festival Zagreb Association in opening an essay competion on the Holocaust and/or tolerance for schools that participate in the Educational Mornings program in the school year 2015/2016. The goal of the competition is to make educational Morning more then just a one time experience for...
The Hungarian institute in Zagreb is organizing a screening of the Academy award winning film, from the director LÁSZLÓA NEMESA, "The Son of Saul". The film is in Hungarian, with Croatian and English subtitles. The entrance is free. No reservation.
Remember the most exciting moments of previous years and take a look at the interesting events and messages from the guests of this year Festival of Tolerance.
Some more photos from the Festival.
Take a look at our photo gallery where we put (some of) the pictures our hard working photographers took.
A round table "The young - our strength, how the young develop intercultural dialogue" will be held on Friday April 15th at Tuškanac cinema, starting at 2PM. The round table moderator is Mr. Zoran Pribičević, and speakers are prof.
On April 13th, in the company of the director Svetozar Ristovski, executive producer Kornelija Ristovska, co-producer Igor Nola, actors Vedran Živolić and Goran Navojec, and numerous stars of Croatian acting scene, a premier of feature film Lazar was held.
We would like to share a few photos from the lecture "Symbols of hate" by Mirko Ilić that we had as part of the 10th Festival of Tolerance.
The guest of honor of the 10th Festival of Tolerance - JFF Zagreb - Michael Verhoeven - is not only one of the most famous German directors, but directors in general. On this years Festival of Tolerance he will present his movie "Let's go", which will screen on Thursday, April 14th...
Tonight, on April 13th, starting at 7:15 PM, come and watch excellent documentary The Long Way Home, which deals with the topic of international adoption of children in Bulgaria. After the movie we are glad to invite you to an interesting discussion, related to the issue of the documentary...
Today, on April 13th, as part of the 10th Festival of Tolerance - JFF Zagreb we will have a Croatian premier of the feature film Lazar, directed by Svetozar Ristovski, starting at 9 PM. The film Lazar tells a story of a young man who was forced to grow up quickly after his father left their family.
Today we have several excellent documentaries on our program: -in the documentary "Girl in the River. Price of Forgives" we will face the problem of honor killing women. -"Racing Extinction" takes a unique approach to the subject of endangerment of animal world and serves as a...
We invite you to join the open discussions organized as a part of Festival, regarding the subjects of chosen film and documentary screening. The discussions are imagined as a public platform for exchanging opinions, questions and answers, agreements and disagreements.
Today at 19:00 in cinema Europe enjoy the feature film "Kapo in Jeruzalem", and the best way to invite you is from the director himself: Uri Barbash.
Together with the mayor Milan Bandić and academy award winner Florian Gallenberger we opened the 10th Festival of Tolerance with the movie Colonia. We invite you to the numerous screenings in the cinemas Europa and Tuškanac until April 15th.
Yesterday, on April 5th, as an introduction to the 10th Festival of Tolerance Zagreb, the exhibition "From Afar" by the Italian photographer Alessandro Penso, dedicated to the migrant crisis was opened. It was opened by the Mayor of Zagreb Mr.
Due to great interest and number of applicants the lecture by Mr. Branko Lustig: Testimony of a Survivor has been filled and we are no longer taking registrations. But don’t despair because we still have free places for the excellent lectures by Mr. Mirko Ilić: Symbols of Hate and Mr.
THE 10th FESTIVAL OF TOLERANCE – JFF ZAGREB AND THE ITALIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE IN ZAGREB are pleased to invite you to the lecture : Luigi Dei, PhD, a professor of physical chemistry and rector at the University of Florence, will give a lecture on the unbreakable bond between chemistry and...
On March 31st a press conference was held in regards to the 10th Festival of Tolerance - JFF Zagreb that will be held from 9th to 15th of April 2016 in cinemas Europa and Tuškanac. On the occasion the president of the festival Mr.
10th Anniversary Festival of Tolerance, JFF Zagreb The 10th jubilee Festival will be held at the "Europa" and "Tuškanac" cinemas from 9th to 15th of April 2016. Expect a film program that consists of over 60 films that have been screened at international film festivals and...
With regards to our Educational morning in Zadar, Zadarski list did an interview with Branko Lustig. More at: http://www.zadarskilist.hr/clanci/18032016/lustig-moja-je-misija-pricati-o-holokaustu-i-promicati-toleranciju
Branko Lustig will share his account of surviving the Holocaust with the students in Knin on 17th of March at 2PM in the Elementary School "Domovinske zahvalnosti" "Domovinske zahvalnosti", and on 18th of March with students of Zadar at the Puppet Theater at noon.
Lets look at a few pictures from the first Festival of Tolerance.
Recording of the exhibition
Dear friends. Welcome to the opening ... The message of this exhibition isn’t just to remember but to commit to memory that the perished were individuals. Each child had a name and family name. Each child then became a number, and each child ended up in a crematorium.
Manfred Bockelmann, Branko Lustig and Festival of Tolerance - JFF thank the journalists from various press agencies which attended todays press conference in the French pavilion.