INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL KÜSTENDORF | 17 - 23. 01. 2012.

International Film and Music Festival Kustendorf was founded in 2008 with the idea to bring together the icons of contemporary author’s cinema and young, future filmmakers. The Festival takes place every year in January in Drvengrad in Mokra Gora, organized by "Rasta International" and under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia. The founder of this unique film and music festival is a celebrated film director Emir Kusturica.

Kustendorf is a very special festival, without red carpet, billboards and advertisements, fully devoted to film, music, friendships and exchange of creative ideas and energy.

Drvengrad, the town made of wood, is a central place of all Festival happenings. It is a place where films are screened, concerts performed, where people meet, make friends, fall in love, work, learn, rest, sleep, eat, think and enjoy. Like any other town, Drvengrad has a central square with the church of St. Sava, a library, an art gallery, a market, a kindergarten, a "prison", a swimming pool, a sauna, a hair salon, a pastry shop, a grocery shop, sports area, cinemas, restaurants and many other facilities that make the visit to the Festival an unforgettable experience.

Film programme

Film programme at Kustendorf Festival is screened in several theatres. The Competition programme is screened at the biggest, Damned Yard theatre, as well as Contemporary Trends programme. Other films are shown at the Stanley Kubrick theatre and in the amphitheater Noam Chomsky. After the projections of films, the workshops are held by the renowned film authors.

Music program

Every night at midnight, after the screenings and workshops, various music stars perform on stage.

Accommodation

No two rooms are alike in Drvengrad, since each room contains the uniquely painted and handcrafted furniture, a different view and a different path leading to it. The rooms are located in authentic log cabins and all provide a bathroom, TV, phone and the Internet access. During the Festival, the accommodation in Drvengrad is booked for the guests and participants of Kustendorf. The guests are also accommodated in the hotel Iver in a newly opened ski resort, and Vizitorski centar, in the close proximity of the village.

Restaurants

Restaurant Visconti – local and international cuisine provided for the Festival participants and guests

Cafe The Damned Yard – a perfect place to meet people in a great atmosphere

National restaurant Lotika – a national cuisine restaurant

Pastry shop Kod Ćorkana – sweets and hot drinks

Kapor Bar – a place to enjoy in perfect jazz music

Reception

Kind and diligent staff at the reception of the Mećavnik hotel will provide you with all necessary information about the festival, accommodation and events, and give answers to all your questions.


News

  • 06.10.2012
    KUSTENDORF 2013 - RULES OF ENTRY

    Students or self-taught non-released filmmakers can submit a film (under 45 minutes of duration) on any genre for consideration to the COMPETITION PROGRAMME. The film should be sent on a DVD with English subtitles (if the original language is not English) and on a separate CD - Submission Form with film details, visual materials and contacts.

    27.09.2012
    KUSTENDORF 2013 | January 16 - 22, 2013 | Drvengrad, Mokra Gora, Serbia

    The 6th International Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, organized by Rasta International and under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Serbia, will take place from January 16 - 22, 2013 in Drvengrad, Mokra Gora, Serbia.

  • 04.06.2012
    INTERNATIONAL FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL KUSTENDORF 2013 - SUBMISSION FORM

    Students or self-taught non-released filmmakers can submit a film (under 45 minutes of duration) on any genre for consideration to the COMPETITION PROGRAMME. The film should be sent on a DVD with English subtitles (if the original language is not English) and on a separate CD - Submission Form with film details, visual materials and contacts.

    23.01.2012
    DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE

    Closing and Awards Ceremony - Кustendorf 2012

  • 23.01.2012
    THREE QUESTIONS FOR THE DIRECTOR: FREDERIKKE ASPOCK

    Interview with the director Frederikke Aspock

    22.01.2012
    SOMEONE'S DESTINY CAN BE CHANGED BY LOVE

    Workshop with the Dardenne Brothers

17.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    3-IRON
    Kim Ki-duk
  • 12:30h
    ARRI ALEXA
    WORKSHOP
  • 16:30h
    OPENING CEREMONY
    Thierry Frémaux Presents
  • 20:00h
    ARIRANG
    Kim Ki-duk
    WORKSHOP - Kim Ki-duk - film director
  • 00:00h
    PELAGEYA
    Russia

18.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    MADAME BOVARY
    Claude Chabrol
    WORKSHOP - Isabelle Huppert - actress
  • 17:00h
    4:44 LAST DAY ON EARTH
    Abel Ferrara
    WORKSHOP - Abel Ferrara - film director
  • 21:00h
    TULIP, TEXAS AND US
    Lee Filipovski | Canada, Estonia 2011
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    MOUSSA
    Christophe Nanga-oly | France 2010
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    WE'RE GETTING THERE
    Marko Grba Singh -|Serbia 2011
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    BARBAKAN
    Bartlomiej Zmuda | Poland 2011
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    COUNTRYSIDE
    Yana Skopina & Eugene Kostkin | Russia
  • 00:00h
    THE ROSENBERG TRIO
    The Netherlands

19.02.2012

  • 10:00h
    A PROPHET
    Jacques Audiard
    Tahar Rahim - actor
  • 13:00h
    A BETTER LIFE
    Cédric Kahn
  • 13:00h
    CHICKEN WITH PLUMS
    Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud
    WORKSHOP - Marjane Satrapi - film director
  • 21:00h
    FIREWORKS
    Giacomo Abbruzzese | Italy, France 2011
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    VANISHING
    Bartosz Kruhlik | Poland 2011
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    BOYS, WHERE ARE YOU
    Jelena Gavrilović | Serbia 2011
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    LUNCHBOX STORY
    Pieter Dirkx | Belgium 2010
  • 00:00h
    STRIBOR AND THE POISONERS
    Serbia

20.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    BAD GUY
    Kim Ki-duk
  • 13:00h
    CORPO CELESTE
    Alice Rohrwacher
  • 17:00h
    NADER AND SIMIN, A SEPARATION
    Asghar Farhadi
    WORKSHOP - Leila Hatami - actress
  • 21:00h
    CABBAGEMINCER
    Vadim Viner | Russia 2011
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    LEERFAHRT
    Matis Burkhardt | Germany 2009
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    MADE OF ASHES
    Ognjen Glavonić | Serbia 2012
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    THE SONG OF THE RAIN
    Aygul Bakanova | Kyrgyzstan, UK 2011
  • 00:00h
    ADAM STINGA
    Moldova

21.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
    Zoran Tairović
    ---
    BALKAN STAR
    Andrey Gligoryev
  • 13:00h
    SMALL TOWN
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
    WORKSHOP - Nuri Bilge Ceylan - film director
  • 16:30h
    STOPPED ON TRACK
    Andreas Dresen
    WORKSHOP - Andreas Dresen - film director
  • 20:00h
    SMILE
    Gil González Penilla | Mexico 2011
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    THE TRIP
    Simão Cayatte | USA, Portugal 2011
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    MARINA
    Sonya Karpunina | Russia 2011
  • 00:00h
    BOBAN & MARKO MARKOVIC ORCHESTRA
    Serbia

22.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    MILENA
    Čarna Radoičić
    ---
    HAPPY NOW
    Frederikke Aspöck
  • 13:00h
    NICOSTRATOS THE PELICAN
    Olivier Horlait
    WORKSHOP - Olivier Horlait - film director
  • 17:00h
    ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • 21:00h
    FRAGMENTS
    Ivan Stojiljković | Serbia, Germany 2011
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    ALTO SAUCE
    Fernando Pomares | Spain 2011
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    GLASGOW
    Piotr Subbotko | Poland 2010
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    THE END OF THE WORLD
    Jani Bojadzi | Macedonia 2011
  • 00:00h
    SONIDO GALLO NEGRO
    Mexico

23.02.2012

  • 10:30h
    DISTANT
    Nuri Bilge Ceylan
  • 13:00h
    MOZZARELLA STORIES
    Edoardo De Angelis
  • 17:00h
    OUT OF BOUNDS
    Frederikke Aspöck
    WORKSHOP - Frederikke Aspöck - film director
  • CLOSING CEREMONY AWARDS CEREMONY

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