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

23rd edition of European festival comes to a close.


Sarajevo Film Festival signs gender equality pledge

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


Sarajevo teams with Cannes Directors' Fortnight on short film initiative

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

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

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

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Sarajevo's True Stories Market opens competition for producers

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

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Sarajevo competition title 'The Load' sells to France, Spain, China (exclusive)

New Europe Film Sales signs deals on Serbian political thriller.

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San Sebastian’s Pearls section adds 'First Man', 'ROMA', 'A Star Is Born'

Nadine Labaki’s ’Capharnaüm’ and Jacques Audiard’s ’The Sisters Brothers’ are also screening.

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European Film Academy champions 'Oleg Sentsov Day' in support of hunger-striking director

The Academy asks for people to publically show their support for Sentsov.

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European Women's Audiovisual Network slams lack of female directors in Venice competition

Open letter calls for 50/50 gender parity pledge and training in unconscious bias.


Locarno's top prize goes to Singapore's 'A Land Imagined'

The 71st edition of the Swiss film festival closed with the awards ceremony on August 11.


Haugesund to present 16 Nordic works in progress

Completed films will also screen at the New Nordic Films Market, including ‘X&Y’.

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San Sebastian’s Europe-Latin America co-pro forum selects 17 projects

The seventh edition received 223 submissions, a 34% rise.

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Zhang Yimou to be honoured at Venice Film Festival

Zhang’s new film Shadow will play out of competition at the event.

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Locarno's Nadia Dresti to head Ticino Film Commission

Dresti will split her time with her role running Locarno Pro.

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'Driven' by Nick Hamm to close Venice Film Festival

Hamm’s previous films include ‘The Journey’ and ’Killing Bono’.

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LevelK boards family sci-fi 'The Bobot' (exclusive)

The Ukranian family film is Max Ksjonda’s directorial debut.

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Sarajevo's Dealing With The Past strand unveils 2018 line-up

Titles include Anja Kofmel’s feature debut ’Chris The Swiss’.

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan to receive honourary award at Sarajevo Film Festival

The 24th edition of the event takes place from August 10-17.

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San Sebastian to open with 'An Unexpected Love' starring Ricardo Darín

The film is the debut of screenwriter and producer Juan Vera.