In Bloom wins Heart of Sarajevo for best film and its two leads share the best actress award, A Stranger gets special jury prize and best actor
Al Jazeera Balkans and Croatian national broadcaster HRT are negotiating TV rights for Sarajevo Film Festival’s competition films.
Sarajevo’s Regional Forum session tackled internet piracy and legislation of new technologies. Bosnia’s Association for Protection of AV Works presented its own model.
Upcoming Les Arcs European Film Festival (Dec 14-21) will feature Focus on Yugoslavian Countries which will extend to the festival’s industry section
Winners include With Mom, In Bloom, shorts.
Berlin and Edinburgh execs laud festival growth but urge patience.
The well-documented birth of the Sarajevo Film Festival during the four-year siege of the city remains a remarkable narrative 19 years on.
Greek director Dimitris Bavellas’ feature debut Runaway Day screened in the competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival.
The director of Cannes hit and Sarajevo closing film The Lunchbox talks about corralling a host of international producers, embracing the chaos of Mumbai and new scripts.
Bosnian director Faruk Loncarevic won the Special Jury Prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival with Mum n’ Dad in 2006, and now he returns to the festival’s competition with his new film, With Mom.
Bogdan Mustata talks to Vladan Petkovic about his debut feature Wolf, which played in Competition at Sarajevo.
The Gloria director discusses his intense relationship with actress Paulina Garcia, making films with the Larrain brothers and future projects.
David Gordon Green talks about seeing himself in his latest film Prince Avalanche, indie vs studio films and future projects.
Corneliu Poromboiu’s third film to play at Sarajevo Film Festival, When Evening Falls On Bucharest Or Metabolism is also his first to be included in the festival’s competition.
The Selfish Giant director discusses influences, finding her young leads and Thatcherite ideology.
The festival director talks about industry expansion amidst budget cuts.
As Sarajevo Film Festival (Aug 16-24) prepares to receive more than 1,500 industry attendees, its organisers tell Michael Rosser it promises to be ‘a vintage year’.
Dir/scr: Bogdan Mustata. Romania. 2013. 78mins
Dir/scr: Dimitris Bavellas. Greece. 2013. 80mins
Dir: Katharina Muckstein. Austria. 2013. 75mins
Dir/scr: Faruk Loncarevic. Bosnia Herzegovina-Slovenia-Germany. 2013. 80mins
Dir: Doru Nitescu. Romania. 2013. 88mins
Dir/scr: Bobo Jelcic. Croatia-Bosnia Herzegovina. 2013. 87mins
Dir/scr: Corneliu Porumboiu. Romania-France. 2013. 89mins
Dir: Woody Allen. US. 2013. 98mins
Dir/scr: Hany Abu Assad. Palestine. 2013. 98mins
Dir/scr: Ritesh Batra. India-France-Germany. 2012. 104mins
Dir/scr: Clio Barnard. UK. 2013. 91mins
Dir/scr: Ari Folman. Israel-Germany-France-Belgium-Poland-Luxembourg. 2013. 123mins
Dir: Amat Escalante. Mexico. 2013. 105mins
Dir/scr: Danis Tanovic. Bosnia-Herzegovina- France- Slovenia. 2013. 74mins
Dirs: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Gross. Germany-Georgia-France. 2013. 102mins
Dir: Sebastián Lelio. Chile-Spain. 2013. 105mins