FESTIVALS: Sarajevo IFF Announces Documentary Competition

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SARAJEVO: Twenty one titles have been selected for the Documentary Competition Programme of the 22th Sarajevo International Film Festival, running from 12 to 20 August 2016.

The films focus on various issues such as personal and national identity, emigration, social justice, family secrets, political mysteries and economic crises.

World Premieres

Borders (Slovenia)
Directed by Damjan Kozole

The Heart of Wood / Srce od drveta (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Directed by Namik Kabil

Scream for Me Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Directed by Tarik Hodžić

Svetlana (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Directed by Pero Pavlović

International Premieres
Baglar (Turkey)
Directed by Berke Bas, Melis Birder

The Beast Is Still Alive (Bulgaria)
Directed by Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova

Down There / Unten (Austria)
Directed by Đorđe Čenić, Hermann Peseckas

Drums of Resistance / Daullet a rezistences (Kosovo)
Directed by Mathieu Jouffre

Four Passports / Četiri pasoša (Serbia, Croatia, Germany)
Directed by Mihajlo Jevtić

Islands of Forgotten Cinemas / Kino Otok (Croatia)
Directed by Ivan Ramljak

A Two Way Mirror / Iza lica zrcala (Croatia)
Directed by Katarina Zrinka Matijević

Wall of Death, and All That / Zid smrti, i tako to (Serbia, Croatia)
Directed by Mladen Kovačević

Regional Premieres
The Dazzling Light of Sunset (Georgia, Germany)
Directed by Salome Jashi

Next Stop: Utopia / Epomenos stathmos: Oytopia (Greece)
Directed by Apostolos Karakasis

My Own Private War (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Netherlands)
Directed by Lidija Zelović

Korida (Austria)
Directed by Siniša Vidović

Cinema, Mon Amour (Romania, Czech Republic)
Directed by Alexandru Belc

A Mere Breath / Doar o răsuflare (Romania)
Directed by Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan

Young Wrestlers / Genç pehlivanlar (Turkey, Netherlands)
Directed by Mete Gümürhan

Bosnian Premieres
Depth Two / Dubina dva (Serbia)
Directed by Ognjen Glavonić

Train to Adulthood / Reményvasút (Hungary)
Directed by Klára Trencsényi