24/5 — 1/6/2019
59th International Film Festival
for Children and Youth
  • Storm Boy
    Storm Boy
    International Competition of Films for Children
    Czech premiere
    Country: AUS
    Year: 2018
    Time: 99 min
    Rating: 10
    Directed by: Shawn Seet
    SCREENING TICKET
  • Measure of a Man
    Measure of a Man
    International Competition of Films for Youth
    Czech premiere
    Country: USA
    Year: 2018
    Time: 100 min
    Rating: 14
    Directed by: Jim Loach
    SCREENING TICKET
  • A Good Heart
    A Good Heart
    International Competition of Short Animations for Children
    Czech premiere
    Country: RUS
    Year: 2018
    Time: 5 min
    Rating: 6
    Directed by: Evgenia Zhirkova
    SCREENING TICKET
  • Cowboy Joe
    Cowboy Joe
    Zlín Dog - International Competition of Student Films
    Czech premiere
    Country: USA
    Year: 2018
    Time: 6 min
    Rating: 15
    Directed by: Jingjing Tian
    SCREENING TICKET
  • The Arctic Camels
    The Arctic Camels
    Competition of European Documentary Films for Young Audience
    International premiere
    Country: NOR
    Year: 2018
    Time: 75 min
    Rating: 10
    Directed by: Karl Emil Rikardsen
    SCREENING TICKET
  • Earth: One Amazing Day
    Earth: One Amazing Day
    Discover & Explore Nature
    Country: GBR/CHN
    Year: 2017
    Time: 95 min
    Rating: 8
    Directed by: Peter Webber, Richard Dale, Lixin Fan
    SCREENING TICKET
  • The Ark of Lights and Shadows
    The Ark of Lights and Shadows
    Discover & Explore Nature
    Country: CZE
    Year: 2018
    Time: 90 min
    Rating: 12
    Directed by: Jan Svatoš
    SCREENING TICKET
  • Emu Runner
    Emu Runner
    Discover & Explore People
    Country: AUS
    Year: 2018
    Time: 95 min
    Rating: 10
    Directed by: Imogen Thomas
    SCREENING TICKET
  • The Mystery of Green Hill
    The Mystery of Green Hill
    Discover & Explore Countries
    Country: CRO
    Year: 2017
    Time: 81 min
    Rating: 10
    Directed by: Čejen Černić
    SCREENING TICKET
  • A Plastic Ocean
    A Plastic Ocean
    Discover & Explore Nature
    Country: HON
    Year: 2016
    Time: 102 min
    Rating: 12
    Directed by: Craig Leeson
    SCREENING TICKET

Do not overlook

24. 5. 2019

Interview with the cast & crew of INDIAN HORSE

In the late 1950’s Ontario, eight-year-old Saul Indian Horse is torn from his Ojibway family and committed to one of Canada’s notorious Catholic Residential Schools. In this oppressive environment, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his Indigenous heritage while he witnesses horrendous abuse at the hands of the very people entrusted with his care. Despite this, Saul finds salvation in the favourite Canadian pastime - hockey. He secretly teaches himself to play, developing a unique skill. He seems to see the game in a way no other player can.

24. 5. 2019

59th Zlin Film Festival started today

For whole nine days, the city of Zlin is coming alive with the bustle of its traditional film festival. This year is already the 59th International Film Festival for Children and Youth, it starts on Friday 24th May and runs until Saturday 1st June, 2019.

23. 5. 2019

Director Shawn Seet about STORM BOY

“When in panic, use a red bucket.” In a contemporary version of the classic Australian tale STORM BOY, Michael - the original Storm Boy from the 1976 feature film of the same name – has grown up to become a retired businessman and grandfather. When remembering his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline, Michael, to his granddaughter, recounts the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Storm Boy’s adventures are now re-told in a beautiful film, that is the rightful opener of this year’s Zlin Film Festival.

23. 5. 2019

We are starting tomorrow and we are looking forward to seeing you!

The opening ceremony of the 59th Zlín Film Festival will belong to Czech premieres. 

22. 5. 2019

New festival food points - easy way for eating out

To make festival visitors and guests feel as comfortable as possible these new options for eating out, offering a variety of meals, drinks and snacks, are being prepared.

22. 5. 2019

A dinosaur, but not from Jurassic Park

The little dragon Tabaluga lives with his best friends in idyllic Greenland. He has however one big problem: Tabaluga just cannot manage to ignite his fire. Without it he does not feel like a real dragon. On his way to Iceland, in search of fire, he meets more friends … and a beautiful Ice Princess named Lilli. Through her, Tabaluga discovers a new power, that will enable him to ignite his fire. Thanks to Lilli he also gains the strength to face the evil snowman Arktos.

21. 5. 2019

Frederike Migom about her debut Binti

Frederike Migom says about Binti: “A sheet of paper that says you don’t exist.”

"There is no place to call home," says Binti, the main character in Frederike Migom's feature film debut. Binti and her father have no place to feel at home. Not in the squat, from which they have to flee for the police. And not in Belgium, where they have been living for years without a residence permit. Even though on her YouTube vlog Binti has plenty of followers, officially - on paper - she doesn't even exist.

20. 5. 2019

Drazen Zarkovic about My Grandpa Is an Alien

“We cherish a bit of eccentricity”

Ignored by her classmates, Una has grandpa as her best friend. Until one night, when there’s strange light beams flying over the garden, grandpa disappears. Kidnapped by aliens! That’s a story nobody would believe. Until Una meets a small robot who shares a family secret with her: your grandpa is an alien! When her mother suddenly gets sick, Una and her robotic friend have only 24 hours to find grandpa and save mum.

20. 5. 2019

The sale of tickets works again

You can buy your tickets  at the Golden Apple Cinema ticket offices in the Golden Apple and on-line at the e-shop.

Tips for film programme

Tips for supporting programme

Hot galleries

24. 5. 2019

Red carpet on Friday 24.5.

Who walked on the red carpet today? See more in Photogallery.

24. 5. 2019

Discover and explore in festival park

Follow the footsteps of Zikmund and Hanzelka and enjoy the accompanying program.

24. 5. 2019

Morning festival opening for children

Take a look at the wonderful morning atmosphere.

15. 10. 2018

Film guests 2018

Zlín Film Festival had an honour to host many film guests from all around the world. There were 129 delegates to 76 films coming to be a part of 58th edition. We feel also priviliged to welcome jury members from such countries as India, Armenia, Norway, Ecuador and other countries including the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

3. 6. 2018

Who was the fastest runner of the festival half marathon?

For the third time, Festival half marathon Monet+ Zlín 2018 is the part of accompanying program.

2. 6. 2018

Top festival photos of Friday 1.6.

Highlights of this day.

2. 6. 2018

58th Zlín Film Festival ending ceremony


Who won in each competition category you can see in photogallery.

2. 6. 2018

Red Carpet 1.6.

Who walked on the red carpet? See more in photogallery.

1. 6. 2018

Top festival photos of Thursday 31.5.

Highlights of Thursday which was unforgettable ... see more in Photogallery.

Orientation plan