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Competition Programmes for Features and Shorts and In Focus Announced

Sarajevo Film Festival has a great pleasure to announce Competition Programme – Feature Film, Competition Programme – Short Film and In Focus. Three selections, which brings exciting crossover of what is happening in regional cinema, were unveiled at the press conference held on Thursday July 17th 2014 in Sarajevo.


COMPETITION PROGRAMME – FEATURE FILM 2014


WORLD PREMIERES

I AM BESO / ME VAR BESO 
Georgia, 2014, Colour, 89 min.
Director and screenplay: Lasha Tskvitinidze
Cast: Tsotne Barbakadze, Soso Tarkashvili     

SONG OF MY MOTHER / KLAMA DAYIKA MIN
Turkey, France, Germany, 2014, Colour, 103 min.
Director and screenplay: Erol Mintas
Cast: Feyyaz Duman, Zubeyde Ronahi, Nesrin Cavadzade     

THREE WINDOWS AND A HANGING / TRI DRITARE DHE NJË VARJE 
Kosovo*, 2014, Colour, 93 min.
Director: Isa Qosja
Screenplay: Zymber Kelmendi
Cast: Irena Cahani, Luan Jaha,  Donat Qosja, Aurita Agushi, Leonora Mehmetaj, Orik Morina, Xhevat Qorraj


INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

CURE - ŽIVOT DRUGE / CURE - THE LIFE OF ANOTHER 
Switzerland, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014, Colour, 83 min.
Director: Andrea Štaka
Screenplay: Andrea Štaka, Thomas Imbach, Marie Kreutzer
Cast: Sylvie Marinković, Lucia Radulović, Mirjana Karanović, Marija Škaričić, Leon Lučev, Franjo Dijak


REGIONAL PREMIERES

A BLAST
Greece, 2014, Colour, 83 min.
Director: Syllas Tzoumerkas
Screenplay: Syllas Tzoumerkas, Youla Boudali
Cast: Angeliki Papoulia, Vassilis Doganis, Maria Filini, Themis Bazaka, Yorgos Biniaris    

BRIDES / PATARDZLEBI
Georgia, France, 2014, Colour, 93 min.
Director and screenplay: Tinatin Kajrishvili
Cast: Mari Kitia, George Maskharshvili, Natia Niguriani, Ana Grigolia, Nita Kalichava, Levan Kajrishvili, Erekle Tsintsadze

THE LAMB / KUZU 
Turkey, 2014, Colour, 85 min.
Director and screenplay: Kutluğ Ataman
Cast: Nesrin Cavadzade, Cahit Gök, Mert Taştan, Sıla Lara Cantürk, Nursel Kose

LAND OF STORMS / VIHARSAROK 
Hungary, 2013, Colour, 105 min.
Director: Ádám Császi
Screenplay: Iván Szabó, Ádam Császi
Cast: András Sütő, Ádám Varga, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Enikő Börcsök

MACONDO 
Austria, 2014, Colour, 93 min.
Director and screenplay: Sudabeh Mortezai
Cast: Ramasan Minkailov, Aslan Elbiev, Kheda Gazieva, Rosa Minkailova, Iman Nasuhanowa, Askhab Umaev, Hamsat Nasuhanov, Champascha Sadulajev 


OUT OF COMPETITION


WORLD PREMIERES

EQUALS / JEDNAKI
Serbia, 2014, Colour, 104 min.
Directors: Milos Petričić, Mladen Đorđević, Dejan Karaklajić, Ivica Vidanović, Igor Stoimenov, Darko Lungulov
Screenplay: Milica Piletić

A QUINTET / KVINTET
Germany, USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014, Colour, 74 min.
Režija / Director: Sanela Salketić, Ariel Shaban, Roberto Cuzzillo, Elie Lamah, Mauro Mueller


GALA SCREENINGS 

BRIDGES OF SARAJEVO / MOSTOVI SARAJEVA 
Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Germany, 2014, Colour, 114 min.
Directors: Aida Begić, Leonardo di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild Le Besco, Sergey Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Ursula Meier, Vladimir Perišić, Cristi Puiu, Marc Recha, Angela Schanelec, Teresa Villaverde
Artistic director: Jean-Michel Frodon
Animated Sequences: François Schuiten i Luis da Matta Almeida

WHITE GOD / FEHÉR ISTEN
Hungary, Germany, Sweden, 2014, Colour, 119 min.
Director: Kornel Mundruczó
Screenplay: Kata Wéber, Kornel Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi
Cast: Zsófia Psotta, Luke and Body, Sándor Zsótér, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Lászlo Gálffi, Lili Horváth


COMPETITION PROGRAMME – SHORT FILM 2014


WORLD PREMIERES

MANJAČA 

Croatia, 2014, Colour, 23 min. 
Director and screenplay: Tin Žanić
Cast: Matija Ferlin, Vjenceslav Kapural, Roberta Milevoj

SHELTERS / ZAKLONI 

Montenegro, 2014, Colour, 24 min.
Director and screenplay: Ivan Salatić
Cast: Luka Petrone, Jana Radan, Branka Knežević, Jelena Đokić, Miloš Kašćelan, Petar Pejaković

THE LULLABY OF THE BUTTERFLY / TO NANOURISMA TIS PETALOUDAS
Cyprus, 2014, Colour, 20 min. 
Director and screenplay: Tonia Mishiali
Cast: Alexia Charalambidou, Yiannis Kokkinos, Andreas Tselepos, Fivos Georgiades, Demas Demosthenous


INTERNATIONAL PREMIERES

HEART OF LEAD / OLOVNO SARCE 
Bulgaria, United Kingdom, 2014, Colour, 21 min.
Director and screenplay: Slava Doytcheva
Cast: Anjela Nedyalkova

REGIONAL PREMIERES

THE CHICKEN / KOKOŠKA 
Germany, Croatia, 2014, Colour, 15 min.
Director and screenplay: Una Gunjak
Cast: Iman Alibalić, Esma Alić, Mirela Lambić, Mario Knezović

THE EXECUTION / A KIVÉGZÉS 
Hungary, Romania, 2014, Colour, 14 min.
Director: Petra Szőcs
Screenplay: Gergő Nagy V., Petra Szőcs
Cast: Katalin Moldován, Zalán Ilyés, Tamás Fosztó, András Dancsuly, Liliana Derevici, Hilda Péter, Áron Dimény

INVISIBLE SPACES / UKHILAVI SIVRTSEEBI 
Georgia, 2014, Colour, 10 min.
Director and screenplay: Dea Kulumbegashvili
Cast: Nino Shengelaia, Mariam Dzidzikashvili, Rati Oneli

THE LAST ONE / SONUNCU 
Azerbaijan, 2013, Colour, 15 min.
Director and screenplay: Sergey Pikalov
Cast: Idris Rustamov, George Kafarov

PROVINCIA
Hungary, 2014, Colour, 21 min.
Director and screenplay: Gyorgy Mor Karpati
Cast: Akos Orosz, Hermina Fatyol

A SURPLUS OF WIND / VIŠAK VJETRA 
France / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Serbia, 2014, Colour, 25 min.
Director and screenplay: Dane Komljen
Cast: Boban Kaluđer, Dejan Kaluđer


IN FOCUS 2014

ALIENATION / OTCHUZHDENIE 
Bulgaria, 2013, Colour, 77 min.
Director: Milko Lazarov
Screenplay: Milko Lazarov, Kitodar Todorov, Georgi Tenev
Cast: Christos Stergioglou, Mariana Jikich, Ovanes Torosian, Neda Iskrenova, Iva Ognyanova, Kitodar Todorov, Dora Markova

AMOUR FOU 
Austria, Luxembourg, Germany, 2014, Colour, 96 min.
Director and screenplay: Jessica Hausner
Cast: Christian Friedel, Birte Schnoeink, Stephan Grossmann 

BLIND DATES / SHEMTKHVEVITI PAEMNEBI
Georgia, 2013, Colour, 99 min.
Director: Levan Koguashvili
Screenplay: Boris Frumin, Levan Koguashvili
Cast: Andro Sakvarelidze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Archil Kikodze, Vakhtang Chachanidze, Kakhi Kavsadze, Marina Kartsivadze, Marika Antadze, Sopho Gvritishvili 

THE DISOBEDIENT / NEPOSLUŠNI 
Serbia, 2014, Colour, 135 min.
Director and screenplay: Mina Đukić
Cast: Hana Selimović, Mladen Sovilj, Minja Subota, Danijel Šike, Ivan Đorđević, Dunja Tatić, Raslav Sekulović, Marko Janjić, Branka Šelić, Žarko Radić

I’M NOT HIM / BEN O DEĞILIM 
Turkey, Greece, Germany, France, 2013, Colour, 124 min.
Director and screenplay: Tayfun Pirselimoglu
Cast: Ercan Kesal, Maryam Zaree, Riza Akin, Mehmet Avci, Nihat Alptekin 

MISS VIOLENCE 
Greece, 2013, Colour, 98 min.
Director: Alexandros Avranas
Screenplay: Alexandros Avranas, Kostas Peroulis
Cast: Themis Panou, Reni Pittaki, Eleni Roussinou, Sissy Toumasi, Kalliopi Zontanou, Constantinos Athanasiades

WINTER SLEEP / KIŞ UYKUSU
Turkey, Germany, France, 2014, Colour, 196 min.
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Screenplay: Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Cast: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sozen, Demet Akbag, Ayberk Pekcan, Serhat Kilic, Nejat Isler, Tamer Levent 

 

Please find Press kit here.

 

* This label does not prejudge the status of Kosovo and is in accordance with Resolution 1244 and the opinion of the ICJ on Kosovo's declaration of independence

 

Competition Programme closed with the regional premiere of feature film ÁGA
Premiere of feature film HORIZON
The world premiere of feature film THE PIGEON THIEVES
The regional premiere of feature film THE LOAD held tonight
The world premiere of feature film LOVE 1. DOG