Gala screening of the animated feature BIRDS LIKE US, by the BiH duo of directors, Faruk Šabanović and Amela Ćuhara, is scheduled to be shown on the last evening of the Competition programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival in the National Theatre in Sarajevo.
The legendary British comedian John Cleese arrived tonight in Sarajevo where on Wednesday he will be presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival, for outstanding contribution to film.
Open Air programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival tonight brought us APRIL’S DAUGHTER, a film by the Mexican director Michel Franco, president of the jury of this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival Competition programme.
Another world premiere took place at the 23rd SFF. As part of the Competition programme, MEDA OR THE NOT SO BRIGHT SIDE OF THINGS, the first feature film of the Rumanian director Emanuel Pârvu, was shown tonight.
Today a new call for entries for Sarajevo City of Film was announced. The project gives young filmmakers from the region an opportunity to collaborate around short film projects - and to have them funded, produced and screened.
Tonight, in the Open Air Programme, visitors of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival had the opportunity to see THE FROG, a film by BiH director Elmir Jukić, who decided to put the play of the same name, which has been performed in crowded theatres and before enthusiastic audience throughout the former Yugoslavia, on the big screen.
First regional premiere took place tonight as part of the Competition programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival. Viewers had the opportunity to see the film HOSTAGES by Georgian director Reza Gigineishvili.
Second regional premiere in the Competition programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival took place tonight in the National Theatre in Sarajevo, when the feature film DIRECTIONS by Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev was shown.
Oliver Stone, distinguished American director, three-times Oscar winner, will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo tonight at the Raiffeisen Open Air Cinema for his exceptional contribution to art of film.
At the Raiffeisen Open Air Cinema, in front of audience of more than 3,000, Oliver Stone, distinguished American Director and three-times Oscar winner, was presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo for his exceptional contribution to film art.
Distinguished American director, three-times Oscar winner, arrived in Sarajevo to receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award for exceptional contribution to film art, at a ceremony that will be organized as part of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival.
The Competition Programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival continues with yet another world premiere. Audience in the National Theatre will have an opportunity to see the feature film DAYBREAK / DITA ZË FILL by Albanian director Gentian Koçi.
As part of the Open Air Programme of the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival, the film IN THE FADE, by Fatih Akin was shown tonight in the Skenderija Hall in Sarajevo, where projection was moved from the Raiffeisen Open Air Cinema due to rain.
At last year's Sarajevo Film Festival, the feature film production scheme Sarajevo City of Film for Global Screen (SCF GS) was launched by the festival and TRT TV Movies. During the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival the film selected to be produced within SCF GS was announced - A Good Day's Work, by Slovenian director Martin Turk.
What is the cultural, economic and social impact of the Sarajevo Film Festival? This will be analysed in a forthcoming study carried out by Olsberg SPI, a leading international consultancy for the creative industries.
This year, within the Tribute To Programme, Sarajevo Film Festival has the honour of being a host to the American director Joshua Oppenheimer, whose film THE ACT OF KILLING will open the programme today.
The National Theatre will host the gala screening of the film MEN DON’T CRY, the debutant feature film of the BiH director Alen Drljević. The film will be shown within the Competition programme, out of competition.
Sarajevo Film Festival offers a special blend of good films, good music and pleasant atmosphere under the open sky within its Summer Screen Programme, which begins tonight at 21:00 hrs with the screening of the film “Chavela” about the unique and controversial Mexican singing legend.
American director Joshua Oppenheimer arrived to Sarajevo as guest at the 23rd Sarajevo Film Festival to present within the Tribute To Programme the works that have placed him among the most significant film authors of present days.
Aiming to create unique festival atmosphere, the Sarajevo Film Festival and its partner and main sponsor Coca-Cola present, for the first time in Sarajevo, a new and unique venue – the Festival Eating Point by Coca-Cola.
Sarajevo Film Festival is honored to pay tribute to the preeminent filmmaker Oliver Stone, who will also receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film at the 23rd edition of the Festival.
The Sarajevo Film Festival continues to provide a platform to help shed light on the consequences of the wars in the former Yugoslavia, and for using film to bring important stories related to these events to wider audiences. The aim of the Dealing with the Past and True Stories Market projects is to increase awareness, dialogue and knowledge, and has already seen concrete results in the form of a finished film.
The 23rd edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival will kick off on Friday 11 August with a number of special events which are expected to bring together numerous festival guests, moviegoers and friends of the Festival.
This year, the Summer Screen Programme brings a number of interesting film titles produced all around the world over the past twelve months. We selected six exceptional music movies from the rich new offer of world cinema.