MUSTANG directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven

MUSTANG directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven is the winner of the Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Feature Film at the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival. Mustang stars Güneş Sensoy, Doğba Doğuslu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Elit Işcan, Ilayda Akdoğan, Nihal Koldaş, and Ayberk Pekcan.

It’s the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged. The five sisters, driven by the same desire for freedom, fight back against the limits imposed on them.

TOTO AND HIS SISTERS / TOTO ŞI SURORILE LUI directed by Alexander Nanau is the winner of the Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Documentary Film.

TOTO ŞI SURORILE LUI brings us the astonishing family story of Toto (10), and his sisters, Ana (17) and Andreea (15). During their mother’s imprisonment, Toto passionately learns dancing, reading and writing, while his sisters try to keep the family together in a world that has long forgotten what the innocence of childhood should be. What happens when we discover that we can get more from life than our parents have to offer ?

21st Sarajevo Film Festival Awards

OFFICIAL AWARDS

COMPETITION PROGRAM – FEATURE FILM

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST FEATURE FILM
MUSTANG
Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
SON OF SAUL / SAUL FIA
Hungary
Director: László Nemes

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
CHEVALIER
Greece
Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTRESS
Güneş Şensoy, Doga Doğuşlu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Elit İşcan, Ilayda Akdoğan (MUSTANG / Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar)

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTOR
Yorgos Kéntros, Vangelis Mouríkis, Panos Kóronis, Makis Papadimitríou, Yorgos Pyrpassópoulos, Sakis Rouvás (CHEVALIER / Greece)

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – SHORT FILM

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST SHORT FILM
A MATTER OF WILL / BISERNA OBALA
Montenegro
Director: Dušan Kasalica

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
DAMAGED GOODS / KALO
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Director: Nermin Hamzagić

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
TUESDAY / SALI
Turkey, France
Director: Ziya Demirel

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – DOCUMENTARY FILM

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
TOTO AND HIS SISTERS / TOTO ŞI SURORILE LUI
Romania
Director: Alexander Nanau

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE FOR COMPETITION PROGRAMME DOCUMENTARY FILM
TITITÁ
Hungary
Director: Tamás Almási

SPECIAL JURY MENTION
FLOTEL EUROPA
Denmark, Serbia
Director: Vladimir Tomić

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD
ONE DAY IN SARAJEVO / JEDAN DAN U SARAJEVU
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria
Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Award for the best film of the Competition Programme – Documentary Film dealing with the subject of human rights.

HONORARY HEART OF SARAJEVO
Atom Egoyan, director
Benicio Del Toro, actor

KATRIN CARTLIDGE FOUNDATION AWARD 2015
Ran Huang

CINELINK AWARDS

EURIMAGES COPRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD
A BALLADE Aida Begić / Adis Đapo

ARTE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CINELINK AWARD
HAMARAT APARTMENT Huseyin Karabey / Su Baloglu

MACEDONIAN FILM AGENCY CINELINK AWARD
THE SON Ines Tanović / Alem Babić

LIVING PICTURES SERVICE CINELINK AWARD
SOLDIERS Ivana Mladenović / Ada Solomon

SYNCHRO FILM VIENNA CINELINK AWARD
A BALLADE Aida Begić / Adis Đapo
HAMARAT APARTMENT Huseyin Karabey / Su Baloglu
THE SON Ines Tanović / Alem Babić

EAVE SCHOLARSHIP
Alem Babić

WORK IN PROGRESS AWARDS

POST REPUBLIC AWARD
THE FIXER Adrian Sitaru / Anamaria Antoci

RESTART AWARD
GODLESS Ralitza Petrova / Rossitsa Valkanova

YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD
NEXT TO ME
Serbia
Stevan Filipović

21st SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL PARTNERS AWARDS

HT ERONET AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST FEATURE FILM
MUSTANG
Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Deniz Gamze Erguven

HT ERONET AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
CHASING A DREAM
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia
Mladen Mitrović

ASSOCIATION OF FILMMAKERS IN B&H – “IVICA MATIĆ” AWARD

Mirsad Purivatra
for his contribution to B&H cinema

Zoran Galić
for his contribution to B&H cinema

CINEUROPA PRIZE

SUPERWORLD
Austria
Karl Markovics

CICAE AWARD

THE HIGH SUN
Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia
Dalibor Matanić

EDN TALENT GRANT
I LIKE THAT SUPER MOST THE BEST
Croatia
Eva Kraljević

SARAJEVO SHORT FILM NOMINEE FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2015

TRANSLATOR
Turkey
Emre Kayiş

Best Pack & Pitch Award (Talents Sarajevo Pack & Pitch)

The best pitch
Anda Puscas

Ismet Kurtulus

BH FILM STUDENT PROGRAMME AWARD

Best film:
VEJDA: ENCHANTED WORLD OF FAIRIES
Julia Klier (ASU Sarajevo)

Special Jury Award
IMPERATIV
Jelena Ilić Todorović (Akademija umjetnosti Banja Luka)

Special Jury Mention
WOYZECK
Adi Selimović (ASU Sarajevo)

DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE AWARDS

Work in Progress Digital Cube Award
KORIDA
Siniša Vidović

HBO Adria Award
KORIDA
Siniša Vidović

IDFA Award
LITTLE BERLIN WALL
Toma Chagelishvili

CAT &Docs Award
CINEMA, MON AMOUR
Alexandru Belc

Croatian Radiotelevision Award (HRT)
CINEMA, MON AMOUR
Alexandru Belc

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