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Branko Lustig was born in 1932 in the former Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Due to his Jewish origins, he spent two years of captivity in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen as a child. At the young age of 24, he was the production manager of the multiple award-winning World War drama Don’t Look Back, My Son. He also worked as an actor and was involved in various film and TV productions before emigrating to the United States in 1988. In 1995, Lustig won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe as one of the producers of Schindler’s List. He repeated that success in 2001 with Gladiator. Several of his other Hollywood productions won numerous award, such as Project: Peacemaker (1997), Black Hawk Down (2001), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), A Good Year (2006) and American Gangster (2007). He has been the honorary president of the Festival of Tolerance in Zagreb since 2008.


The Master Class is a part of the cooperation with the International Talent Workshop/Festival of Tolerance.


Branko Lustig

Branko Lustig

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Master Class Branko Lustig


Master Classes




Monday 06.10.

16:00 Artis International 3