Sarajevo Film Festival

Latest news

Oscars 2019 stage 1 c Matt Petit AMPAS

Sarajevo Film Festival becomes Oscar-qualifying for short films

Festivals live action and animated shorts competitions to qualify for Oscars from 2019.


Ruben Östlund to chair 2019 Sarajevo Film Festival jury (exclusive)

The Square director set for festival’s 25th edition.

Pawel Pawlikowski

Sarajevo Film Festival to honour 'Cold War' director Pawel Pawlikowski (exclusive)

Festival to also host retrospective of director’s works.


'Aga', 'Lemonade' win top Sarajevo Film Festival prizes

24th edition of European festival comes to a close.


Pluto Film inks deals on Sarajevo titles 'The Witch Hunters', 'Lemonade' (exclusive)

‘Lemonade’ plays in Sarajevo’s Feature Competition this week.

Doom Room

Danish VR specialists Makropol plan to open "XR cinema" in Copenhagen

Facility will open in 2019 if funding is secured.

cinelink c sarajevo film festival

Sarajevo's industry wing CineLink crowns 2018 winners

Industry strand crowns co-pro market, work-in-progress winners.


Sarajevo Film Festival signs gender equality pledge

Festival commits to gender parity across its film selection and organising structure.

Cinelink Industry Days Sarajevo Film Festival

Ten TV series projects presented at Sarajevo

CineLink Drama is joined for the second time with MIDPOINT’s TV Launch

The Paper Keshet International

CineLink: Creators reveal how they made Netflix's hot new pick-up 'The Paper'

Story of corruption and political intrigue is set in a busy city newsroom.


Sarajevo teams with Cannes Directors' Fortnight on short film initiative

Six directors from the region will produce shorts to screen in 2019.

Sarajevo policy day

France, Bosnia and Herzegovina sign co-production treaty in Sarajevo

Countries aim to increase co-production ties with new agreement.

sarajevo film festival

Sarajevo's True Stories Market opens competition for producers

The event announced a competition with a €3,000 grant for research for potential producers.


Ruben Brandt Collector

'Ruben Brandt, Collector': Sarajevo Review

Eye-popping Hungarian animation about a psychotherapist turned art thief


'Horizon': Sarajevo Review

A Georgian man attempts to lure back his wife by living in isolation

Pigeon Thieves

'The Pigeon Thieves': Sarajevo Review

A teenage pigeon thief attempts to help a young boy escape poverty

Love 1 Dog

'Love 1. Dog': Sarajevo Review

A man living in isolation falls in love with a wounded woman


'Mali': Sarajevo Review

A drug dealer pretends to be a model parent in this Croatian drama