Just Film was attended by 15 000 people!

The presence of 15,000 individuals at Just Film highlighted the event's profound popularity and cultural importance.

The 23rd Youth and Children's Film Festival Just Film, took place last year from November 3rd to November 19th in Tallinn, Tartu, and Ida-Viru County, hosting 15,000 visitors in cinemas and presenting a total of 174 screenings. Among them were 5 world premieres, 6 international premieres and 1 European premiere.

This year's festival was attended by 200 film professionals, including directors, producers, other filmmakers, juries, and organizers of other film festivals.

The film program was divided into five categories: youth, children's and junior's programs,** Children's Rights programme**, and** DOC@Just**. Additionally, this year, there were special programs at Just Film including #youngfilmmaker and Just x Koolitants.

"Last year's festival brought together many children and young people from all over Estonia, and we are particularly pleased that Just Film is gaining recognition worldwide," said festival program director Mikk Granström.

Granström added that filmmakers entrusted us and the Estonian audience, bringing a record number of premieres and international guests. "Last year's 15,000 visits showed that Just Film matters greatly to children and young people, and this year we will bring many new and excellent films to the cinema," summed up Mikk the successful festival briefly.

A big thank you to our supporters:

Swedbank Estonia, Elisa Estonia, Nordic Hotel Forum, Elke, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Social Affairs, Estonian Union for Child Welfare, Estonian Children's Ombudsman, Social Insurance Board, German Films, British Council, Cultural Endowment of Estonia, Ministry of Culture, City of Tallinn, Creative Media Europe, European Commission, European Regional Development Fund, Visit Estonia, Enterprise Estonia, Visit Tallinn, Apollo Kino, Lux Charter Ltd, Estonian Film Institute, Postimees, MyHits, Helping Children Foundation, School Dance, MySnack, Estonian Public Broadcasting, Salvest, 1autorent, Alexela, Animakool, MUBA, Solaris, Ellington, Ruumum, Kingivabrik, MyFitness, Piletilevi, Goethe Institute, DKI Tartu.

The next Just Film will take place from November 8 to 24, 2024!

See you at the cinema!