47 films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival.
Sarajevo Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Sarajevo Film Festival
WHERE: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Sarajevo Film Festival is an international film festival with a special focus on the region of South-East Europe (Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey), shining an international spotlight on films, talent and future projects from the region.
Sarajevo Film Festival will honor director Wim Wenders with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award along with a retrospective of his work.
Exile (Exil) directed by Visar Morina won the top prize, Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature film at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival
Actor Mads Mikkelsen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award of the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival.
Just days before opening night, Sarajevo Film Festival has made the decision to conduct all festival events of the 2020 edition entirely online from August 14 to 21.
Mexican director, writer and producer Michel Franco will be awarded the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival
49 films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival which will be held from August 14th to 21st, 2020.
The world premiere of the film Focus, Grandma (Koncentrisi se, baba) by Bosnian director Pjer Žalica will open the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival.
British actor Tim Roth was lauded with the honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival.
Actress Isabelle Huppert will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the art of film.
Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu will Receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at Sarajevo Film Festival
Mexican director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and winner of Best Director Oscar awards for THE REVENANT and BIRDMAN will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at Sarajevo Film Festival.
The world premiere of Bosnian director Ines Tanović’s The Son staring Dino Bajrović, Snežana Bogdanović, Uliks Fehmiu, will open the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival on August 16.