Shpeena DOX is an openair documentary film festival located at the popular place called "špina" launched in 2015. Festival with an international character, created for young people, takes place during the month of July. Project was developed by young filmmakers and film lovers in order to obtain summer cinema in Labin with focus on documentary movies. Documentary movie are by their nature engaged, so the purpose of the festival is, by selecting such films, to raise awareness among young people about certain problems of the modern world and to get more young people. involved in nowdays society. Last, but not the least, festival wants to promote not only the documentaries, but also the film in general among the Istrian audience.
This year's festival runs from 18th to 20th July 2019 in the old town of Labin. Over 3 days, the festival will host 11 short and long feature films. The first day of the festival opens the film "Srbenka", an award-winning feature documentary film by documentarist Nebojša Slijepčević.
The theme of this year's festival is cooperation, and this year's edition brings even more partnership and connectivity than in previous years. Despite lack of resources, Shpeena DOX has been able to hold a total of five years, but it would not be possible without a network of partners, but also friends who support the festival.
This year's Festival is dedicated to them.
The Shpeena Dox Festival is part of the Labin Art Republic 2019 event program.