This is the first feature-length film festival in Podgorica.The motive to organize this kind of event is the shortage of cinema halls and public cinemas in general. Festivals are the only way of distribution of this type of films in our countryIn two programme segments the audience have the opportunity to see European and world films which can’t be found on the regular cinema schedule. The purpose of the Festival is to entertain film lovers and a new, young film audience; to raise awareness and promote filmmaking with artistic value; to promote all aspects of international and Montenegrin cinematography as a form of art, entertainment and industry. Its purpose is also to promote international collaboration, European coproduction and understanding between cultures; to contribute to the development and promoting of art cinema and film industry; to discover and give attention to quality work in order to contribute to the development of the film art and to encourage the development of the film and audiovisual art and industry all over the world.
Podgorica Film Festival’s programme within its accompanying part offers various ways for the audience to engage in cultural events in our and in the circumambience. The original idea of the Festival was to create a unique place where useful and quality communication would be carried out and where possibilities of interested individuals’ engagement in its realization would be opened.