28/5 — 1/6 & 9 — 15/9/2021
61st International Film Festival
for Children and Youth

Sixty

Story Nr. 58: SARUMAN IN ZLÍN

The most beautiful gift for the 50th Zlín Film Festival in 2010 was the knightly visit by Sir Christopher Lee. "It was the most marvellous experience to attend the Zlín Film Festival. It was such an interesting event, so well organized. The professionalism,...

Story Nr. 57: HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO HAVE MÍLA ŘÁDOVÁ

The film festival cannot do without film stars. The stars of Zlín cannot do without Míla Řádová, an assistant to film stars, whose rich portfolio includes working with such stars as Sean Connery, Miloš Forman, Jiří Menzel, Jon Voight, and Barbara...

Story Nr. 56: FILM CLAPPERBOARDS

The Zlín Clapperboard Salon is a unique project that has been an integral part of the Zlín Film Festival since 1998 and it has been supporting the most talented fledgeling filmmakers the entire time. Over the 21 years of its existence, the Clapperboard...

Story Nr. 55: THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

The 5th annual Zlín Festival in 1965 could be proud of the word international in its title. Films from 23 countries (from the USA, Canada, Cuba, the USSR, Great Britain, Pakistan, the Netherlands, etc.) arrived here. More than 100 foreign guests took...

Story Nr. 54: TOMÁŠ BAŤA AS THE HONORARY PRESIDENT OF THE FESTIVAL

Tomáš Baťa was the honorary president of the 36th International Film Festival for Children and Youth in 1996.