NGO Jewish Film Festival, together with its partners Mini teater from Ljubljana and NVO 35mm from Podgorica, has received funds from European Union, as part of the Europe for citizens program, European Remembrance, for the Festival of Tolerance project. By April 2016. This program will include a number of activities such as film screenings, exhibitions, discussions, youth educations and conferences. The regions included in the projects are Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro.
The project begins with a round table, which, in cooperation with Mini teater and Jewish cultural center Ljubljana, is organized for the occasion and on subject of the 70-year anniversary of the end of World War 2. The discussion will be held on September 2nd at Ljubljana Mini teater, right after the appropriate puppet show "Juraj and the three outlaws" which starts at 10 AM. The moderator will be a reputed Slovenian journalist Ksenija Horvat, and the participants will be dr. Jože Pirjevec, a historian from Trieste, one of the most significant diplomatic historians of the western Balkans, member of the Slovenian Academy of science and art, and an author of numerous books, dr. Blaž Vurnik, Slovenian historian and the "Hidden children" project bearer, mag. Monika Kokalj Kočevar, historian, advisor for the Museum of recent Slovenian history and a member of the international Mauthausen committee, prof. dr. sc. Tihomir Cipek, professor at the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb, and Branko Lustig, president of Festival of Tolerance and Holocaust survivor.
The project is co-financed from the Europe for citizens fund - EACEA European Remembrance.