Projects from Romania, Georgia and Macedonia Selected for CineLink Work in Progress

    Adina Pintilie, director of Touch Me Not Adina Pintilie, director of Touch Me Not

    SARAJEVO: Two projects from Romania and one each from Georgia and Macedonia are among the ten projects selected for Sarajevo Work in Progress sessions set to take place within CineLink on 17 and 18 August 2016. The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival, the umbrella event around CineLink, will take place from 12 to 20 August 2016.

    The ten projects come from: Romania, Iran, Turkey, Israel, Georgia, Lebanon, Tunisia and Macedonia. The jury is composed of: Jan Naszewski from New Europe Film Sales; Giona A. Nazzaro from the Venice Film Festival Critics' Week; Michael Reuter of The Post Republic and a representative from TRT.

    There are three prizes: the new TRT Award (30,000 EUR in cash), the Restart Award (postproduction services worth 20,000 EUR) and The Post Republic Award (postproduction services worth 50,000 EUR).

    In addition, two projects from Mexico and one from Qatar were announced as guest projects at the CineLink Co-Production Market.


    Breaking News (Romania)
    Directed by Iulia Rugină
    Produced by Libra Film
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

    Mean Anomaly (Iran)
    Directed by Ali Ahmadzadeh

    Daha (Turkey)
    Directed by Onur Saylak

    Holy Air (Israel)
    Directed by Shady Sarour

    Hostages (Georgia, Russia)
    Directed by Rezo Gigineishili
    Produced by 20 Steps Production
    Coproduced by Nebo Films
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Centre

    Nils (Israel)
    Directed by Ram Nehari

    One of These Days (Lebanon)
    Directed by Nadim Tabet

    Thala My Love (Tunisia)
    Directed by Mehdi Hmili

    The Secret Ingredient (Macedonia)
    Directed by Gjorce Stavreski
    Produced by Fragment Film – Skopje
    Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency

    Touch Me Not (Romania, Germany, France, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Adina Pintilie
    Produced by Manekino Film 
    Coproduced by  4 Proof Film,  RohFilm, Les Films de l'Étranger and , Agitprop Ltd
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages, Strasbourg Urban Community, MEDIA Programme and others