Exile (Exil) directed by Visar Morina won the top prize, Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature film at the 26th 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.
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.
53 films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival, to be held from August 16 to 23, 2019.
Swedish director and Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund will preside over the Competition Programme – Feature Film Jury at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival.
Director Pawel Pawlikowski will be presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo, at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival, along with a retrospective of his works – including Ida and Cold War.
The Sarajevo Film Festival announced the lineup of its 2018 Feature Film Competition Program.
Cold War by Oscar-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski, winner of the Best Director Award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival will open the 24th edition of Sarajevo Film Festival
Iranian writer-director and two times Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, will preside over the Jury of the Competition Program – Feature Film of 24th Sarajevo Film Festival
The Georgia film Scary Mother directed by Ani Urushadze, was awarded the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Film at the 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival.
John Cleese will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award for his “extraordinary contribution to the art of film” at the 23rd edition of Sarajevo Film Festival.
The Turkish film ALBUM (ALBÜM) directed by Mehmet Can Mertoğlu has won the Heart Of Sarajevo For Best Feature Film at the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival.
Robert De Niro opened the 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival on Friday and was lauded with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo – Lifetime Achievement Award. In honor of its 40th Anniversary, De Niro presented Martin Scorsese’s restored “Taxi Driver,” in which he starred.
Actor, director and producer, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, Robert De Niro, will receive the first Honorary Heart of Sarajevo – Lifetime Achievement Award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film
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 […]
Academy Award®-winning actor Benicio Del Toro will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film at the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival. Previous recipients of the festival’s most prestigious award include among others Angelina Jolie, Gael Garcia Bernal, Steve Buscemi and acclaimed international award-winning directors Jafar Panahi, Mike Leigh, Béla Tarr and Danis Tanovic. The Heart of Sarajevo Award was designed by French designer and filmmaker, Agnès B, […]
19th Sarajevo Film Festival Opens Today, Friday August 16th with Film “AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER | TRAILER
The 19th Sarajevo Film Festival opened today, Friday, August 16, 2013, (thru August 24, 2013) with a ceremony at the National Theatre hosted by Bosnian-Herzegovinian actress Marija Pikić. The ceremony was followed by a screening of AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by the Bosnian-Herzegovinian director Danis Tanović. This latest film by Danis Tanović won the Silver Bear at the 63rd International Film Festival in Berlin. The film’s protagonist Nazif Mujić also received a Silver Bear. In addition to the two official awards, the film received a special mention by the Ecumenical Jury.