The session began with a minute of silence that honors the recently deceased director Gojko Kastratovic, one of the founders of the international film festival and a member of his Council. The organizer's idea that the fourth edition of the Green Montenegro International Film Festival (GMIFF) will be held in the summer season in the high season of the UNESCO region on Black Lake in the Municipality of Zabljak in the period from August 4th to 8th, was fully supported by the representatives of the local self-government unit Žabljak . The country's guest of this year's festival will be Costa Rica as a country that has a dominant focus on green economy and sustainable development. After the exceptionally successful third edition of the GMIFF, which took place in the Cultural Center Danilovgrad, the Nikšić Theater, the Gonja Gorica University in Podgorica, the King Nikola Castle in the framework of the Barski ljetopis in the period from 14 to 16 December 2017, Hotel Splendid in In Vienna, as well as in numerous Montenegrin primary and secondary schools in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, a great recognition has been received these days. GMIFF has been officially admitted to the Green Film Network Association and mapped Montenegro to the world list of environmental events, with its headquarters in Italy, which gathers some of the most important world film festivals, thereby making GMIFF internationally recognized with the aim of creating a kind of image and exclusivity defined in the first Constitution ecological countries on the planet.
The Executive producer of this year's IV edition of GMIFF will be the Center for Culture Zabljak in cooperation with CEZAM, supported by the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, the Ministry of Culture, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Education, the National Tourism Organization of Montenegro, UNDP, media sponsor of RTCG and others.
Source: MNE Magazine