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 14 July 2018 till 20 July 2018
in Subotica, Serbia
Sections Official Selection; Parallels and Encounters; Young Spirit of Europe; New Hungarian film; Baltic Focus; Eco Dox; Hommage programmes; Classics on the Square; "Short Matters" Short Film Selection Nominated for the 2015 European Film Academy Award; Eye to Eye; Best of Europe 2015; Palic in BelgradeCategory 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;
STYX by Wolfgang Fischer (DE/AT, Schiwago Film)
CRYSTAL SWAN by Darya Zhuk (BY/US/RU/DE, Birgit Gernböck Produktion)
TRANSIT by Christian Petzold (DE/FR, Schramm Film Koerner & Weber)
Official Selection: Out of Competition
LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher (IT/DE/FR/CH, Pola Pandora)
TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie (RO/DE/CZ/BG/FR, Rohfilm Productions)
Parallels and Encounters
VOLCANO by Roman Bondarchuk (UA/DE/, elemag pictures)
Young Spirit of Europe
MASKIROVKA by Tobias Zielony (DE/UA)
„Short Matters!“ short film selection nominated for the 2016 European film academy award
WANNABE by Jannis Lenz (AT/DE, Ocean Pictures Filmproduktion)
UGLY by Nikita Diakur
Best of Europe 2017
JUPITER'S MOON by Kornél Mundruczó (DE/HU, Match Factory Productions)
THE SQUARE by Ruben Östlund (SE/FR/DE/DK, Essential Film)
Winners of the Palić golden tower on the square
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade (DE/AT/MC, Komplizen Film, Missing Link Films)
Promotion of Zsigmond Vilmos International Film Festival from Szeged
MASCARPONE by Jonas Riemer (Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)
The great European cineastes
SEARCHING FOR INGMAR BERMAN (AUF DER SUCHE NACH INGMAR BERGMAN) by Margarethe von Trotta (DE/FR, C-Films)
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.