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‘Exile’ wins top prize at virtual Sarajevo Film Festival

‘Exile’ wins top prize at virtual Sarajevo Film Festival

Ceremony took place remotely, after festival shifted online week before opening.

Psychological thriller Exile has won the best film prize at the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival, which took place online this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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In a virtual awards ceremony, streamed on the festival’s VoD platform, Kosovo-born writer-director Visar Morina accepted the Heart of Sarajevo prize via a video message after jury president Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) made the announcement from his own home in France. The award includes a prize of €16,000.

Exile, first seen at Sundance and in the Berlinale’s Panorama strand,

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