The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival is a COVID-secure event that will take place in accordance with the opinion of the Sarajevo Canton Ministry of Health and in accordance with the measures and guidelines of the Sarajevo Canton Public Health Institute.
Anti – COVID measures imply that all festivals visitors are registered as vaccinated, recovered or tested, and include mandatory disinfection of hands and footwear, physical distance and wearing a face mask when entering and exiting outdoor and indoor festival venues. Wearing a face mask is recommended during the screening as well. Due to limited cinema capacities, it is necessary to sit on marked seats.
In order to make it easier and faster for film audience to access festival venues, the Festival will issue COVID-secure accreditations.
How do I obtain a COVID-secure accreditation at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival?
Fill in an e-form HERE and upload one of the three possible proofs* (see explanation in the footer). After checking the validity of the documents, our team will send you a COVID-secure accreditation to your email address.
If you already have an Eventival account, you can fill in the e-form HERE.
In the main Box Office (Bosnian Cultural Center, Branilaca Sarajeva 24) give your data and present one of the three possible proofs*. After checking the validity of the documents, our team will send you a COVID-secure accreditation to your email address or your accreditation will be printed on the spot.
Why do I need a COVID-secure accreditation at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival?
You do not need a COVID-secure accreditation to purchase tickets for the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, but you will need it to enter all cinemas where Festival takes place.
When entering a cinema, first you will show your printed or digital valid COVID-secure accreditation and then your ticket.
May I enter film screenings without a COVID-secure accreditation?
Yes, when entering a cinema, with your ticket you will have to show your document confirming vaccination, recovery from COVID or valid negative test, and your ID.
What else does the Sarajevo Film Festival do to make it easier for visitors to obtain a COVID-secure accreditation?
Our partner labs Eurofarm and Alea Genetic Center will have their testing sites at Festival locations where you can be tested when you show your ticket for the discount price of BAM 15 for antigen test.
1. Two doses of vaccine received, at least 14 days after the second dose of vaccine was received, or 14 days after vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine) which is received in one dose, or
2. A certificate of recovery from COVID-19, not older than 6 months after infection, or
3. A negative test (PCR or antigen) not older than 48 hours.
The above-mentioned does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival will take place from 13th to 20th August 2021.