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Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo readies Industry Days

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Screen previews the Sarajevo Film Festival’s industry events, which includes a UK focus, the annual Regional Forum and highlights of the Work in Progress and CineLink projects.

Jovan Marjanovic Mirsad Purivatra

Sarajevo launches global co-pro fund

By Michael Rosser

Production support scheme to expand from short micro-budget films to international features.

Gael Garcia Bernal

Sarajevo launches 20th edition

By Michael Rosser

Gael Garcia Bernal and Agnes B. both receive the honorary Heart of Sarajevo.

FEATURES

Mirsad Purivatra, Sarajevo Film Festival

18-Aug-2014 | By Michael Rosser

As the 20th edition gets underway, Sarajevo’s festival director talks to Screen about the birth of the festival during wartime and how it is looking beyond its borders for the future.

Gael Garcia Bernal

Gael Garcia Bernal: ‘I never thought I’d be a film actor’

18-Aug-2014 | By Michael Rosser

The Mexican actor, producer and director discussed fun, friends and his future at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Sarajevo audience

Sarajevo: Audience behaviour

14-Aug-2014

The ground-breaking Reaching The Audience survey is one of the biggest of its kind ever undertaken and offers a unique insight into the cinema-going habits of European society. This is an executive summary from the report by Attentional, Headway International and Harris Interactive.

Sarajevo

Sarajevo: The viewers' discretion

14-Aug-2014 | By

A far-reaching study, to be discussed for the first time in detail at the Regional Forum, reveals the eclectic viewing habits of Europeans. Geoffrey Macnab talks to experts about its findings.

Film education

Sarajevo: Film education in Europe

14-Aug-2014 | By Xavier Lardoux

The creation of a pan-European film education policy can bring civic and economic benefits that will strengthen the film industry and, crucially, form the next generation of audiences, says writer Xavier Lardoux, deputy director of Unifrance, in this executive summary from the report ‘For A European Film Education Policy’.

Operation Kino's Punk Cinema

Sarajevo: The youth movement

14-Aug-2014 | By

A pan-Europe film education policy would help to develop future audiences and invigorate the region’s film industries. Geoffrey Macnab reports 

The Lobster

Sarajevo: Beyond Europe

14-Aug-2014 | By

The Regional Forum will explore how European film-makers can forge international relationships and open up new markets to build on existing co-production partnerships. By Geoffrey Macnab.

Sarajevo 2014 cover

Sarajevo 2014: State of the Region digital edition

12-Aug-2014

Download the digital edition of our Sarajevo Regional Forum and Creative Europe Media Conference supplement.

REVIEWS

Three Windows and a Hanging

Three Windows And A Hanging

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Isa Qosja. Kosovo. 2014. 93mins

A Blast

A Blast

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Syllas Tzoumerkas. Greece-Germany-Netherlands. 2014. 83mins

Cure - The Life Of Another

Cure - The Life Of Another

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Andrea Staka. Switzerland-Croatia-Bosnia/Herzegovina. 83mins

Love Island

Love Island

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Jasmila Zbanic. Bosnia & Herzegovina-Croatia-Germany-Switzerland. 2014. 90mins

Force Majeure

Force Majeure

By Lee Marshall

Dir/scr: Ruben Ostlund. Sweden-Denmark-France-Norway. 2014. 119mins

White God

White God

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Kornel Mundruczo. Hungary-Germany. 2014. 119mins

Mr. Turner

By Jonathan Romney

Dir: Mike Leigh. UK-France-Germany 2014. 149mins

Black Coal, Thin Ice

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Diao Yinan. China. 2014. 106mins

20,000 Days On Earth

By David D'Arcy

Dirs: Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard. UK. 2013. 95mins

In Order Of Disappearance

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Hans Petter Moland. Norway-Sweden-Denmark. 2014. 115mins

The Disobedient

The Disobedient

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Mina Ðukic. Serbia. 2014. 112mins

Boyhood

Boyhood

By Anthony Kaufman

Dir/scr: Richard Linklater. US. 2014. 160mins

God Help The Girl

God Help The Girl

By David D'Arcy

Dir/scr: Stuart Murdoch. UK. 2013. 111mins

Of Horses And Men

Of Horses And Men

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Benedikt Erlingsson. Iceland-Germany. 2013. 81mins

Everyday Rebellion

Everyday Rebellion

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dirs/scr: The Riahi Brothers. Austria-Switzerland. 118mins