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24 World and 9 International Premieres in BH Film Program of the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival

This year's BH Film program organized by Association of Filmmakers in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in its 17th edition held within 28th Sarajevo Film Festival will present 54 films: 6 feature narrative films, 12 feature documentaries, 25 short fiction and documentaries, and 11 student films.

The highlight of the program is the Student Competition section gathering and presenting films made by students from BiH film academies and faculties. This year 11 films from Bosnian and Herzegovinian film schools and academies are competing for the three awards (Best Student Film, Special Jury Prize and Special Mention). This year’s Jury deciding about best Bosnian and Herzegovinian student films are actress Aida Bukva, screenwriter and playwright Adnan Lugonić and director Marko Šipka.
This year’s BH Film program will present 24 world and 9 international premieres.BH Film program is dedicated to promotion of BiH cinema and is an important platform for the BiH film authors from all over the world.

BH FILM PROGRAM LINE-UP 2022:

FEATURE FILMS
A BALLAD, Aida Begić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 120 min.
AFTERWATER, Dane Komljen, Germany, Serbia, Spain, South Korea, 2022, 93 min.
CHILDREN OF CNN, Aida Bukvić, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 86 min.
DARKROOM, Lukas Maier, Canada, 2021, 95 min.
ILLYRICVM, Simon Bogojević Narath, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 95 min.
MAY LABOR DAY, Pjer Žalica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, 2022, 113 min.

FEATURE-LENGHT DOCUMENTARY FILMS
BABYBLU – DAS LETZTE ERINNERUNGSSTÜCK / BABYBLU – THE LAST PIECE OF MEMORY, Lorenz Bohler, Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 55 min.
CLOSE THE DOOR, Nataša Nuhanović, Canada, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 107 min.
COLORS AND RHYTHMS OF TURMOIL, Saida Mustajbegović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 53 min.
FOXY HEADS - ROCK IN THE TIME OF EXCUSES, Damir Pirić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 94 min.
HOTEL SARAJEVO, Barbara Cupisti, Italy, 2022, 92 min.
LIGHTS OF SARAJEVO, Srđan Perkić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 68 min.
REFERENDUM ’92, author: Arijana Saračević Helać, director: Himzo Mihaljević, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 47 min.
SCENES FROM THE LIFE OF BIH FILM, Mustafa Mustafić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 90 min.
SPUREN IM WALD / TRACES IN THE FOREST, Joshua Jádi, Marius Ismael Mertens, Jakob Carl Sauer, Austria, Germany, 2022, 52 min.
THE LAST VOICES, Goran Dujaković, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 112 min.
TOTALLY SARAJEVO, Nenad Đurić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 80 min.
WASTENIKS, Sanja Zdjelar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 82 min

SHORT DOCUMENTARY AND FICTION FILMS
A POCKET ANGEL, Siniša Grabež, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 25 min.
CINDA REAL, Sara Božanić, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, 2022, 17 min.
ENTRETIEN / INTERVIEW, Lada Imamović, France, 2021, 12 min.
FUGITIVE, Adis Kutkut Billain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 34 min.
GIANT, Dženan Medanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 25 min.
GOING DIASPORA, Damir Mehić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Luxembourg, 2022, 17 min.
I NEED TO TELL YOU SOMETHING, Samra Šabanović, Finland, 2022, 10 min.
KIDS ON THE MOON, Dinko Draganović, Austria, 2022, 14 min.
MALDITA. A LOVE SONG TO SARAJEVO, Amaia Remirez, Raúl de la Fuente Calle, Spain, 2022, 27 min.
MERJEM, Hatice Kübra Ergen, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 7 min.
MOTHER, Raşit Görgülü, Amira Kudumović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, 2021, 16 min.
NIHADA - INVISIBLE DREAMS, Giorgio Ghiotto, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 13 min.
ON SOLID GROUND, Duško Stanivuk, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 36 min.
RADIO FREEDOM, Ismar Vejzović, Bafl Sarhang, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Netherlands, 2021, 20 min.
REDRUM, Amir Karagić, Netherlands, 2021, 30 min.
RE-MEMBERING: MEDITATION ON A TRIPTYCH, Amra Hećo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, 2022, 10 min.
RIBS, Farah Hasanbegović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Belgium, Portugal, 2022, 9 min.
SISTERS, Goran Dujaković, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 36 min.
SOLSKIN, Vera Kulić, Serbia, 2021, 35 min.
THE SCORE, Aleksandra Bilić, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 25 min.
THIS IS HOW THE FACTORY WAS MADE..., Peđa Kazazović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 29 min.
THREE ARMIES, Kadir Can Arabaci, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 16 min.
TIME FOR URGENT ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION IN BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, Armin Karalić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 10 min.
TO FREEDOM, Jasenko Pašić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 43 min.
TONI, Sanjin Malešević, Bosnia and Herzegovina, USA, 2022, 15 min.

STUDENT FILMS
A PIECE OF FREEDOM, Sara Ristić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 7 min.
BOJA, Anna Fernandez De Paco, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Spain, United Kingdom, 2022, 15 min.
HOW A HOTEL BECAME A HOME, Aida Zahirović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, 2022, 10 min.
I DIDN’T MAKE IT TO LOVE HER, Anna Fernandez De Paco, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Spain, United Kingdom, 2022, 17 min.
JUSTINE, Luka Vlaho, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 33 min.
RAINBOY, Sandra Marić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 4 min.
RICHARD AND LADY ANA, Ilija Pujić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 9 min.
SEDIMENT, Branislav Stošić, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 11 min.
STEPS, Vuk Rađen, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 17 min.
TEST DRIVE, Mirza Abdagić, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2021, 25 min.
WHEN YOU FORGET JULY, Sara Radusinović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2022, 21 min., 2022, 21 min.


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