The Slovenia Times

Festival of Slovenian Film

Oct 3 - Oct 8

The 26th Festival of Slovenian Film at the seaside town of Portorož will feature 55 films in its competitive section, including 14 feature-length films.

Four films will have their world premieres, including the opening film, Šterkijada, an intimate portrait of the family of Jure Šterk, a long-distance sailor, circumnavigator and author who disappeared during a sailing trip around the world in 2009. The film was directed by his son, Igor Šterk.

The other three are Shooting Blanks, a comic drama by Žiga Virc, Role Model, a film about school bullying by Nejc Gazvoda, and Observing, a thriller by Janez Burger.

The accompanying programme will mark several anniversaries in the world of film, while the segment for experts will be dedicated to cinematography.

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