Estrellita - opening film in Chicago

07. March 2008
The Gene Siskel Film Center is hosting the 11th Annual European Union Film Festival. The yesterday opening night film was Estrelitta by Metod Pevec.

Dr. Zvone Žigon, Consul General of Slovenia, introduced the film to the public. Slovenia’s presidency is additionally celebrated by its official Oscar entry Short Circuits by Janez Lapajne.

The screening of the film is scheduled for March 21.

This is the largest showcase for the cinema of the European Union nations in North America, with 61 feature films from 26 countries.