Czech Ambassador Martin Košatka and head of the Rijeka City Department of Culture Ivan Šarar opened on October 24 at the Art Cinema Croatia the traditional Czech Film Week event organized by the Czech Embassy in Croatia and Rijeka City Department of Culture. This time, the audience in Rijeka faithful to Czech film could see the best films of 20th century Czech cinematography.
The Festival began with screening of Ladislav Smoljak comedy "Waiter, Scarper!" from 1981, based on Zdeňek Sverák story, with Josef Abrhám, Libuše Šafránková and Zdeňek Sverák in the lead roles. During the week, Czech films were screened twice a day and attendance was excellent.