European Film Festival Palic
European Film Festival Palic
Open University Subotica
Trg Cara Jovana Nenada 15
phone +381 24 554-600
fax +381 24 553-116
Mr. Radoslav Zelenović
Program Director/Executive Director
Mr. Miroslav Mogorović
Contact for German Entries
Mr. Petar Mitrić, Mr. Nikolai Nikitin
Year of Foundation 1992
Event Date from 18 July 2020 till 24 July 2020
Event Date !!! postponed to August 2020 !!!
in Subotica, Serbia
Sections Official Selection; Parallels and Encounters; Young Spirit of Europe; New Hungarian film; Greece in Focus, Eco Dox; Hommage programmes; Classics on the Square; New European Documentary Film, Short Matters!, Special projection, Best of Europe 2018; Palic in Belgrade, The great European cineastes, Promotion of Zsigmond Vilmos international Film Festival from SzegedCategory Documentary, Feature
Terms of Entry Films produced between two Festival editions; No world premiere needed.
Subtitles English subtitles necessary
Format 35 mm, BetaSP, DCP, DigiBeta, HDCAM
Attendance Figures 20,000
Participants of the Film Industry approx. 100
Prizes/Awards Aleksandar Lifka Award to filmmakers for their outstanding contribution to the European cinema;
Golden Tower for best film;
Palić Tower for best director;
Jury's Special Prize;
Prize of the International Critics' Jury for the best film from the Parallels and Encounters Programme;
Underground Spirit Award for artist from the Young Spirit of Europe Programme;
CHAINED by Yaron Shani (IL/DE, The Post Republic, Electric Sheep)
NEVER LOOK AWAY (WERK OHNE AUTOR) by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Pergamon Film, Wiedemann&Berg Film)
Parallels and Encounters
THE BRA (VOM LOKFÜHRER, DER DIE LIEBE SUCHTE) by Veit Helmer (Veit Helmer-Filmproduktion)
Young Spirit of Europe
FEST by Nikita Diakur (&Animation)
SEC ROUGE by Kate Tessa Lee, Tom Schön (Fünferfilm)
WISHING WELL (WUNSCHBRUNNEN) by Sylvia Schedelbauer
LE CIEL, LA TERRE ET L'HOMME by Caroline Reucker (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
Homage Programme to “Aleksandar Lifka” Award Laureates
UNDERGROUND by Emir Kusturica (FR/DE/BG/CZ/HU/RS, Pandora Filmproduktion)
Classics on the Square
PARIS, TEXAS by Wim Wenders (DE/FR/GB/US, Road Movies Filmproduktion)
New European Documenary Film
WHERE ARE YOU, JOÃO GILBERTO? (WO BIST DU, JOÃO GILBERTO?) by Georges Gachot (CH/DE/FR, Neos Film)
"Short Matters!" short film selection nominated for the 2018 European film academy award
I SIGNED THE PETITION by Mahdi Fleifel (GB/DE/CH)
CONTAINER (KONTENER) by Sebastian Lang
BURKINA BRANDENBURG KOMPLEX by Ulu Braun (Studio Ulu Braun)
THE LOVE EUROPE PROJECT by Sebastian Stern, Alex Schaad, Charlotte Regan, Michaela Kezele ,Tomasz Emil Rudzik, Aline Fischer, Lisa Brooke Hansen, Even Hafnor, Laura Bispuri, Sofia Georgovassili (sperlfilm)
Best of Europe 2018
LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher (IT/DE/FR/CH, Pola Pandora)
TRANSIT by Christian Petzold (DE/FR, Schramm Film Koerner & Weber)
Prizes for German films 2011
Golden Tower for Best Film (Official selection)
STOPPED ON TRACK by Andreas Dresen
Number of Films Shown 86 films from 34 different countries
Media Coverage Around 200 accredited journalists from 60 different media (local, national, regional).
2011: 94 tv reports, 149 newspapers reports, 50 radio reports, 150 articles in electronic media.
Everyday special festival chronicles on regional TV station (RTV Vojvodina).
Evaluation This medium-sized festival of regional importance is strictly focused on European cinematography, it takes place every year during the third week of July. Concerts, exhibitions and round tables and/or panel discussions on various topics are organized (from insights in specific cinematographies to environmental issues).
For all films presented at the Festival the festival covers transport and subtitling costs. The festival enjoys a good reputation among the regional press and audience, filmmakers can be sure to be well taken care of.
Services For all films presented at the Festival the festival covers transport and subtitling costs.