“Lady and the tooth” will screen at this years Banja Luka International animation festival in Croatia. The festival takes place between the 23rd-28th October
The tradition of film animation in Banja Luka at the end of the sixties of the last century and culminated in 1971. year, when the city held this May Festival of Animated Film BANJALUKA 71, the first of its kind in ex-Yugoslavia. Next years festival of animated film was transformed into a film festival event called filmmaking (FFS). After a few years of the festival was gradually extinguished, and with his disappearance for a longer period ends and cinematic screenings of short animated films. In the years that followed, the city on the river Vrbas were screened from around the world feature-length animated films.
Interest in the short animated film in Banja Luka was renewed by a group of young filmmakers Association for Visual Arts FENIX ART 2005th year. As the FENIX ART is great retrospective “Zagreb School of Animated Film” with 44 films of world famous school of animation. Popularization of short form animated films continued revues where more than 300 animated films (“Days of Zagreb School of Animated Film” – 2005., The “Journal of animated movie” – 2006., And “Days of the animated film” – 2007 when available). .
International Animated Film Festival BANJA LUKA 2010. organized by the Association for Visual Arts FENIX ART represents historical continuity of film animation in Banja Luka, which has it roots in The May Festival of Animated Film 1971st year.