Sarajevo Film Festival, at its 22nd Edition, is taking place between 12-20 August 2016.
Doar o răsuflare/A Mere Breath
(directed by Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan
) and Cinema, mon amour
(directed by Alexandru Belc
are part of the documentary competition of Sarajevo IFF
, Mă cheamă Costin/My Name is Costin
(directed by Radu Potcoavă
) and 4:15 PM Sfârșitul lumii/4:15. The End of the World
(directed by Cătălin Rotaru and Gabi Virginia Șarga) were included in the shorts competition
, and Inimi cicatrizate/Scarred Hearts
(directed by Radu Jude
) and Câini/Dogs
(directed by Bogdan Mirică
) are in the line-up of the official full-length features competition
Director Alexander Nanau
. is one of the documentary competition jurors.
(directed by Cristian Mungiu
) and Sieranevada
(directed by Cristi Puiu
) will be screened within In Focus programme
At Sarajevo IFF, two Romanian co-productions are also to be screened: In the Same Garden
(directed by Ali Asgari, Adrian Sitaru
, Alexandre Rockwell, Rolf De Heer, Gurvinder Singh, Chema García Ibarra, Roger Deutsch, Sergey Bodrov, Andrej Landin), outside the competition, and Albüm
(directed by Mehmet Can Mertoglu, co-producers Oana Iancu and Călin Peter Netzer
), to be premiered regionally in the feature-length competition.
The cinema projects Otto Barbarul (Otto, the Barbarian) by Ruxandra Ghițescu
was selected in the programme CineLink Co-production Market
of the Festival, together with other 14 films from Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Georgia, Slovenia, Turkey, Kosovo and Greece. Ruxandra Ghiţescu and producer Iuliana Tarnoveţchi
will attend the between 17-21 August. Doina Bostan will be part of the jury of CineLink Co-production Market,
as representative of the Romanian Filmmaking Centre.
The documentary feature Eu sunt Hercule/I Am Hercules,
directed by Marius Iacob
, was selected among the five finalist projects of the section Docu Rough Cut Boutique
. Marius Iacob and Roxana Szel (editor) will go to Sarajevo between 15-19 August.
The Romanian Cultural Institute of Vienna is a partner of 2016 Sarajevo Film Festival, supporting Romanian attendance of the festival.
From Romania, the following participants to Talents Sarajevo
were selected: Vlad Udrescu, Adina Stetcu and Maria Dinulescu
(actors), Paula Maria Onet, Yuval Shapira and Sorin Poamă (directors), Gabriela-Carlea Fotea and Bogdan Palici (producers), Simona Sava
(screenwriter), Andreea Mihalcea and Andreea Alexandra Patru (film critics), Carmen Bianca Tofeni and Simona Susnea (directors of photography). In the Pack&Pitch Projects section, the project Private Party was selected
(producer Carla Fotea), and director Sorin Poamă will also attend the programme Film Stage Studio Scenes
within Talents Sarajevo.
Details at: Sff.ba