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Magnificent Century

How Turkey has become a European TV drama powerhouse

International exports of Turkish TV could hit $350m in 2017.

Men Don't Cry

Bosnia picks 'Men Don't Cry' for foreign language Oscar race

Post Yugoslav War drama is Alen Drljevic’s debut feature.

Scary Mother Sarajevo

'Scary Mother' triumphs at Sarajevo Film Festival

Meda Or The Not So Bright Side Of Things takes best director and best actor.

Ben Harris

Sarajevo CineLink: TV drama in the spotlight

Panels highlighted opportunities for filmmakers from the region to make TV content.

Magnificent Century

How Turkey has become a European TV drama powerhouse

International exports of Turkish TV could hit $350m in 2017.

Natasa Damnjanovic

Five producers at the Sarajevo Film Festival you need to know

Screen speaks to up-and-coming producers from Serbia, Greece, Georgia, Turkey and Bulgaria.

Marie Curie The Courage Of Knowledge

German co-productions getting harder, say Sarajevo panel

Eastern European productions are struggling in Germany due to a crowded marketplace.

CineLink copro market

Sarajevo's True Stories Market spotlights regional stories

Filmmakers and broadcasters were presented with an intriguing selection of topics.

Her Job

Serbia and Greece sign co-operation agreement

Pact will focus on mutual support in distribution.

MIDPOINT lab at Sarajevo

Cyprus series 'The Midnight Shift' wins HBO Europe award in Sarajevo

Script development lab MIDPOINT hands out 2017 prizes.

burning bush

HBO Europe's Steve Matthews on the company’s push into the Balkans

HBO exec talks company’s Central Europe slate and the challenges of a crowded market.


Film and TV funding in the Balkans: the current landscape

As the Sarajevo Film Festival gets underway, Screen considers the regional funding landscape.


Film festivals play crucial role for indie cinemas, say Sarajevo panel

Regional exhibition in the spotlight at Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink.

A Good Days Work

Sarajevo Film Festival, TRT to fund feature 'A Good Day's Work'

Martin Turk’s A Good Day’s Work selected for new initiative.

Joshua Oppenheimer Sarajevo Film Festival 2017

Sarajevo Film Festival kicks off 23rd edition

Gallery: Joshua Oppenheimer, Mark Adams, The Other Side Of Hope cast attend opening night.


Guidance Through The Black Hole

'Guidance Through The Black Hole': Sarajevo Review

Poignant portrait of the life of a Bosnian artist living in London and desperate to return home

Birds Like Us

'Birds Like Us': Sarajevo Review

This avian animation proves to be a baffling assault on the senses with little in the way of coherent story

Taste Of Cement

'Taste Of Cement': Sarajevo Review

Ziad Kalthoum’s elegant documentary explores the plight of Syrian migrant workers in Beirut

Scary Mother

'Scary Mother': Sarajevo Review

A middle-aged woman is torn between her family and her writing ambitions in Ana Urushadze’s bold debut


'Godspeed': Sarajevo Review

A mobster and a cabbie strike up an unlikely companionship in this offbeat Taiwanese road movie