SKOPJE FILM FESTIVAL OPENED
“Maria Antoinette” by Sofia Copolla opened Friday the 10th Skopje Film Festival. State Secretary of Culture Elizabeta Kancevska-Milevska pronounced the festival opened.
“True film art lovers are looking forward to the days when they can give in completely to the film magic and trends in the global cinematography,” Kancevska-Milevska said. “May the following ten days be Skopje eyes’ holiday! The International Film Festival has the latest achievements in the world filmmaking in its programme. The festival advocates promotion of the artistic in film, in particular the independent, author’s film as such that is more creative, of better quality in relation to Hollywood dominating film production.”
Interior Minister Gordana Jankulovska and US Ambassador Gillian Milovanovich were among the audience at the opening. Actress Arna Sijal said on behalf of the organizer: “Our satisfaction is that we enable screening of rare film creations that meet diverse expectations of viewers. The Skopje Festival proudly sails in its course leading its audience in the mainstreams of the film cinematography and offering moving pictures that enlighten, inspire, provoke.”
Fifty films will be screened in the ten-day Odyssey included in a few programmes. More than 20 films were shown at the weekend alone.
MD: This is a nice festival for Macedonia, and if you can, you should have a visit to one of the films