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Sarajevo announces documentary competition titles

Jasmila Žbanic film among 23 competing in doc strand.Scroll down for full list of films

Jasmila Žbanić (Grbavica) documentary One Day in Sarajevo is among 23 titles set to compete in the documentary strand of the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival (August 14-22).

The line-up includes six world premieres, eight international premieres, three regional premieres and six Bosnia & Herzegovina premieres.

Yesterday the festival announced a lineup of 71 actors, directors, DoPs, film critics, producers and screenwriters for its 2015 Talents Sarajevo initiative.

Last year’s documentary competition was judged by Ananda Scepka (Locarno Film Festival), director Srđan Šarenac (Loca de amor) and director and producer Stefano Tealdi (The Queen of Silence).

The Heart of Sarajevo award, presented to the best documentary film, was given to Tiha K. Gudac for Naked Island (Goli).

World Premieres

Chasing A Dream / U potrazi za snom

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, 2015, 145 min.

Director: Mladen Mitrović

The Fog Of Srebrenica / Izmaglica Srebrenice

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2015, 60 min.


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