FESTIVALS: The 25th Sarajevo FF Announces Lineup

    Son by Ines Tanovic Son by Ines Tanovic Dokument Sarajevo

    SARAJEVO: Nine feature films will compete for the main prize of the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival. A total of 53 films were selected in the four competition sections – for feature, documentary, short and student films.

    Of these 53 films, 23 are world premieres, four international premieres, 24 regional and two Bosnian and Herzegovinian premieres.

    The opening film of the festival is Son / Sin, the sophomore feature of the Bosnian director Ines Tanović. The film is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia and Montenegro.

    Short films that win the Heart of Sarajevo Award and the nomination candidacy for the European Film Academy short film award will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film / Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Awards.

    The 25th Sarajevo Film Festival will be held from 16 to 23 August 2019 under the patronage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

    Competition Programme – Feature Film: 

    A Tale of Three Sisters / Kiz kardeșler (Turkey, Germany, Netherlands, Greece)
    Directed by Emin Alper

    And Then We Danced (Sweden, Georgia, France, Finland)
    Directed by Levan Akin
    Produced by French Quarter Film, Takes Film
    Coproduced by AMA Productions, RMV Film, Inland Film in cooperation with Sveriges Television
    Supported by the Georgian National Film Center

    Cat in the Wall / Kotka v stenata (Bulgaria, United Kingdom, France)
    Directed by Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova
    Produced by Аctivist 38 
    Coproduced by Glasshead ltd, Ici et La
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

    Heidi (Romania)
    Directed by Cătălin Mitulescu
    Produced by Strada Film
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

    Mo (Romania)
    Directed by Radu Dragomir
    Produced by Scharf Film
    Coproduced by Strada Film

    Open Door / Derë e hapur (Albania, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia)
    Directed by Florenc Papas

    Rounds / V krag (Bulgaria, Serbia, France)
    Directed by Stephan Komandarev
    Produced by Argo Film 
    Coproduced by SEE Film PRO, Deuxième Ligne Films, EZ Films
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, Film Center Serbia, Eurimages 

    Son / Sin (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Romania, Slovenia, Montenegro)
    Directed by Ines Tanović
    Produced by Dokument Sarajevo
    Coproduced by Spiritus Movens, Luna Film, Moono Film, Cut Up
    Supported by the Sarajevo
    Film Fund, Eurimages, the Ministry of Culture and Sports Sarajevo, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Romanian Film Centre, the Slovenian Film Centerthe Film Centre of Montenegro

    Take Me Somewhere Nice (the Netherlands, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Ena Sendijarevic
    Produced by Pupkin Film
    Coproduced by VPRO 

    Click HERE to see all the competition sections.