Motovun in Sibenik: Last night Michael watched more movies under the stars!


And for its second evening at St. Michael’s Fortress , Motovun Film Festival has attracted a large number of lovers of exquisite film achievements. Under the starry sky, about 250 visitors had the opportunity to see the award-winning movie Marshland, directed by Alberto Rodriguez and avdocumentary Salma, directed by Kim Longinotto.

Marshland is a multiaward-winning Spanish film, highly respected in the world. The plot of the Alberto Rodriguez’ thriller is about the rape of two young girls, whose lifeless bodies were found after a local festivity, and two detectives were sent in the asolated part od Andalusia to investigate the crime. Once they have found the mutilated bodys, other unsolved cases are coming to the light, and detectives find themselves increasingly at odds with each other and struggle with their own internal conflicts, which mirror the areater transformations within society in the post-Franco democracy.

Salma, a biography about the young Muslim girl who was at the age of 13 locked up and forced into marriage by her family, was scheduled at 11,30 pm. The main protagonist Salma, her 25 years of separation from the world  filled with songwriting, which she was secretly smuggling until one day when they came into the hands of one of the publishers. Soon Salma became the most famous Tamil poet, the first step towards her liberation. Salma at this year's MFF was shown as part of the '' God help us '' whose projection personally attended Salma.

Motovuns 18th birthday celebration in Sibenik ends tonight, August 15, when all the visitors of the final program MICHAEL IS WATCHING MOVIES will be able to see the Irish movie '' You are ugly too '' directed by Mark Noonan at 9pm and at 11.30 pm a Romanian political thriller directed by Tudor Giurgiu '' Why me? ''.

All those who did not buy a festival ticket, tickets for tonight's Motovun projections on St. Michael’s Fortress can be purchased at the box offices of the Fortress, on the stand by the National Theatre on Poljana and in the system at a price of 25 kuna.

Members of the C38BC29DFriends of the Fortress ClubC38BC29D with presentation of their membership cards can attend free screenings.

Popcorn is free for all filmlovers, and doors are open from 8:30 pm until midnight.

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