Connor Kammerer best trick contest

Connor Kammerer’s concept came to life on day zero of Vladimir 2017. Skating famous spots here in Fažana was a thrill for everybody who got the chance to witness this simple yet complex idea. Congratulations to the winners.

First place:
Black hubba / best trick – Dino Coce

Second place:
Keenan Milton prize – Nich Kunz

Third place:
Best overall – Gosha Konyshev


Taufek Asmarak

Taufek Asmarak, the founder of independent magazine Waxfeather, is bringing us Quit KL, a skate video from Kuala Lumpur by Tep York. At Vladimir Film Festival, Taufek is showing a photo exhibition documenting underground skate scene from Malaysia (Singapore) and Indonesia, made during the filming of the Quit KL video.

The exhibition and the screening are set for Friday, 22nd September at Caffe bar Stara Fažana from 19:00.

Connor Kammerer at Vladimir

Connor Kammerer is bringing along spots that are familiar to him for the public to interact within the form of 35mm slide projections. In a primitive, performative version of “photoshopping” themselves into pictures, guests are asked to document their perspectives on the displaced locations, creating skateboarding photos with a different relationship to space and time.

So on September 21st, Vladimir Day zero at the Brioni hotel in Fažana, come and check it out.

Olman Torres photo exhibition

Olman Torres is a skateboard photographer based out of San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica. He has been shooting professionally for over 15 years, covering mostly Central and South America and runs his own zine called Standby Project.

The exhibition is taking place at the Cvajner gallery on the main old roman square in Pula on Saturday, 23rd of September starting at 10pm accompanied by Canasta, a skate video by Francisco Saco.

Print exchange on Vladimir

It is with great pleasure that we are presenting to you the exhibition that we are hosting at the 2017 Vladimir: Film Por Vida Print Exchange Program.

The project started by Jai Tanju is an international exchange of photographic prints through the mail by all sorts of photographers from around the world. Jai has sent out thousands of photos to hundreds of photographers and received almost as much in return, and all the photographers exchange amongst themselves as well.

On display will be hundreds of photographs that Jai received through the Print Exchange Program accompanied with photographs by some of the major players of the P.E.P. the likes of Joe Brook, Tobin Yelland, Sam Milianta, Dave Schubert, Dan Boulton, J. Siega, Takeshi Abe, B. Fonville, Ross Rogers, Ken Nagahara, Weston Colton, Brad Westcot, Greg Hunt, Dennis McGrath, Bryce Kanights, Taro Hirano, Amanda Lopez, Tim Irwin, Isaac Randozzi, Ben Mistak, Jason Duffany, Dave Franklin, Kingsley Ifill and Ed Templeton.

Be sure to check the site filmporvida where all of the postcards are digitaly archived, and who knows, maybe you get inspired and join the program.

The Print Exchange is an international exchange of photographs through the mail. You basically put a stamp and somebody’s address on the back of a photograph, send it away, and hopefully, they’ll send you something back.

Jai Tanju

The Print Exchange is opening the festival on Day Zero, Thursday 21st of September at 19:00 pm at Brioni Hotel in Fažana and it is going to be opened thru the duration of the festival every day from 17:00 – 22:00 pm.

Nich Kunz at Vladimir

With no solid plans and nothing he had to do, Nich Kunz went on a trip to visit friends and skateboard while traveling in Europe. The exhibition of 12 photographs, accompanied by a book, recaps the solo 3 month trip leading up to the Vladimir Film Festival in 2016.

This solo exhibition by the San Francisco based photographer is going to be shown at the Valli cinema in Pula starting from 19:00 on Saturday, 23rd of September 2017.

Vladimir at Isola

The last year’s Vladimir photo exhibition was presented in Isola, Slovenia as part of the Kino Otok film festival with the works of Kuba BączkowskiJoel Peck, and Richard West filling up the walls of Salsaverde gallery.

The opening was followed by the surprise cooking of the gastro king himself Tibor Rep aka REPeat on what we are eternally grateful and also, big thanks to Edi Miandrušič for inviting us to be a part of the Kino Otok festival.