ZABLJAK: The 4th edition of GMIFF the Green Montenegro International Film Fest 2018, which wrapped on 7 August 2018, took place for the first time this year in the National Park Durmitor, at the lake Crno Jezero, a UNESCO heritage site.
This educational and non-profit festival has three separate competition programmes: Ecology, Soul Ecology and Promotional and Tourism videos.
Requiem for Mrs. J by Bojan Vuletic, a coproduction between Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, France and Russia, was awarded First Prize in the Ecology of the Soul section.
Winners in the Promotional and Tourism videos section will be announced in October 2018, when the awarded films will be screened in the town of Budva.
Grand Prix:Landfill Harmonic (Paraguay, Norway, Brazil, USA)Directed by Brad Allgood, Graham Townsley, Juliana Penaranda-Loftus
First Prize:Pm 2.5 – Smog Kills (Poland)Directed by Piotr Biedron
Second Prize:The Tree and Me (Croatia) Directed by Marko Dimić
Third Prize:Eat Me! (Bulgaria)Directed by Ilina Perianova
Special Award:Escape to Costa Rica – The Jungle Story (Czech Republic)Directed by Libor Spacek
Ecology of the Soul section:
First Prize:Requiem for Mrs. J (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, France, Russia)Directed by Bojan VuleticProduced by SEE Film Pro, Geopoly Film, Skopje Film StudioSupported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Fund and Eurimages
Second Prize:Saraj’vo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Directed by Mustafa Mustafić
Third Prize:Men Don’t Cry (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany)Directed by Alen DrljevicProduced by Deblokada SarajevoCoproduced by Iridium Film, Menderley Films, Produkcija Živa, Cineplanet
Special Award:Ćajo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)Directed by Nedžad Begović
Special Award:Gorcilo – Did You Come to See Me? (Montenegro, Serbia)Directed by Milan Karadžić
Life Achievement Award:Vukić Pulević
Award for Special Contribution to the 4th Green Montenegro IFF:Vanja Krgović - Šarović