Competition Program (features, shorts and documentaries) is accredited by FIAPF-a as a specialised program for feature and documentary films from Southeast Europe.
Feature films not competing for an award at the Festival are screened in the In Focus, which takes as its goal the presentation of the best films produced in the region during a particular year.
Kinoscope, new Sarajevo Film Festival programme will comprise films from around the world, both narrative and documentary, choosing 18 films from around the globe excluding the southeastern European territories which compose the festival’s competition strand. The focus will be on distinctive titles marked out for their mise-en-scene and will take in great auteurs as well as first and second film-makers.
New Currents Programme includes, above all, works by authors who break the rules of film as a medium and who test the limits of viewing.
Tribute to... presents retrospectives of authors whose uncompromising creative outlooks brought down many taboos in film and society alikeand attracted great attention of both the audiences and the media.
!hej Open Air Cinema offers its viewers first class film productions, satisfying the tastes of even the most discriminating film lovers.
The Children's Programme aids the education of our youngest audiences and instills a love for films to our future generations.
Movies from TeenArena are competing for the Best Teen Film Award granted by ten young members of the Jury and the audience.
Laško Summer Nights programme consists of the first-class screenings of remarkable film realizations under the starry sky, and is located between the National and the Historical Museums. Beside the film programme, visitors of the Laško Summer Nights programme are also offered the top entertainment filled with music by the best DJs, lasting until the early morning hours.
Katrin Cartlidge Foundation
In memory of the life and work of this brilliant actress, we founded the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation, whose primary goal is to encourage young artists on their creative paths. The task of the Foundation is to support the work of one selected artist by way of a one-year scholarship, thereby stimulating his or her independence, uniqueness and integrity of spirit, qualities that Katrin Cartlidge articulated so poignantly throughout her life.
BH film programme presents short, documentary and fiction films from Bosnia and Herzergovina, produced during the past year. The programme is organized jointly with Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its aim is promotion of B&H cinema.
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