Sergey Dvortsevoy, director of ‘Tulpan’, is a real discovery in the world cinema, which is proven by numerous awards he won on prestigious film festivals during the last year. This simple and touching story about Kazakh shepherds’ life is his first feature film after several shorts and documentaries. During the workshop after the projection of ‘Tulpan’, Mr. Dvortsevoy introduced himself to the audience and the film students from all around the world.
Thierry Fremaux, the delegate general of the Cannes Film Festival, held a workshop that included quite an unusual film made of frames of digitally restored copies of the silent movies made by pioneers of film directing – famous Lumiere brohers.
German producer and distributor Mr. Karl Baumgartner, member of the jury at the Küstendorf Film Festival and one of the founders of the Pandora Film company, held the workshop after screening of film The Hunger, which is debutant release of the British director Steve McQueen.
Smiling in obviously good mood after the showing of his film ‘Broken Flowers’ and dressed in a black jacket with Buster Keaton badge, Jim Jarmusch entered the crowded Stanley Kubrick cinema to hold a workshop for students and guests of Küstendorf.
On the third day of the Küstendorf Film Festival, a Japanese directing student has been baptized in the St. Sava Church in Drvengrad. In accordance with the sacrament of baptism, Kohki Hasei has been named Stefan by his godfather Emir Kusturica.