Sarajevo Film Festival

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Founded in 1995 after a four-year long siege of the city of Sarajevo. Today the Sarajevo Film Festival represents the main meeting place for all regional producers and authors and is recognized by film professionals from all over the world as the pinnacle point for networking for all wishing to learn more about the possibilities this region has to offer. The Festival presents a wide programme selection of both competitive and non-competitive films as well as a the CineLink co-production market. Sarajevo Film Festival Competition program is accredited by FIAPF as a Competitive Specialized Festival. The main focus is the region of Southeast Europe (Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece. Hungary, FYR Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Romania, SErbia, Slovenia, Turkey, UNMI Kosova) and it's filmmakers which compete in Feature, Short and Documentary film section.

Heart of Sarajevo for Best Film, Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actress (Güneş Şensoy, Doga Doğuşlu, Tuğba Sunguroğlu, Elit İşcan, Ilayda Akdoğan), Audience Award for Best Feature Film - MUSTANG
Cineuropa Prize - SUPERWORLD
Special Jury Mention, Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actor - CHEVALIER

Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary Film, Special Jury Award, Human Rights Award - TOTO AND HIS SISTERS
Special Jury Mention - TITITA Human Rights Award - ONE DAY IN SARAJEVO

Docu Rough Cur Boutique

Docu Rough Cut Boutique is a new conceptualised industry platform developed by Balkan Documentary Center and the Sarajevo FF. Its goal is to offer a tailor-made coaching experience to 5 chosen regional documentary projects which are in a rough cut stage of production.
Taking place during the Sarajevo FF, the event pursues to find the most effective strategy for the distribution and recognition of high-quality documentary productions from the region.

CAT&Docs Award, Croatian Radiotelevision Award - CINEMA, MON AMOUR
HBO Adria Award, Work in Progress Digital Cube Award - KORIDA IDFA Award - LITTLE BERLIN WALL