Croatian films and film professionals at the Sarajevo Film Festival

The competition programme of the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival, which will run from August 14th to 22nd, will screen four Croatian films, while the remaining selections will feature two other domestic productions.  As well, the 9th Sarajevo Talents will have nine participating young film professionals from Croatia.

The competition programme of the 21st Sarajevo Film Festival, which will run from August 14th to 22nd, will screen four Croatian films, while the remaining selections will feature two other domestic productions.  As well, the 9th Sarajevo Talents will have nine participating young film professionals from Croatia.

CROATIAN FILMS AT THE SFF 

 Competition Programme – Feature Film  

The High Sun | Dalibor Matanić
Three stories of forbidden love in two neighboring villages burdened by historical heritage, during three different decades. 

 Screening times:  
National Theatre - 15.8., 11.30
National Theatre - 15.8., 20.00 
Cinema City 1 - 20.8., 12.15

Our Everyday Life | Ines Tanović 
This feature film describes Sarajevo today and follows the story of the Sušić family, living ‘our everyday life’, the fates of the main characters and their emotions are painted through traditional Bosnian song – the Sevdalinka.

 Screening times:  
National Theatre - 19.8, 9.00
National Theatre - 19.8, 22.30
Cinema City 4 - 20.8., 21.00
Cinema City 4 - 21.8., 15.00

 Competition Programme – Documentary Film  

I Like That Super Most the Best | Eva Kraljević
The film chronicles ten years with Eva’s sister Mia who has Down’s syndrome.

 Screening times:  
Cinema City 1 - 15.8., 20.30

Chasing a Dream | Mladen Mitrović
The film shows the reunion of a group of Sarajevans who, after 1987, when a young Mitrović first filmed them, moved away to different parts of the world due to circumstances mostly related to the war.

 Screening times:  
Cinema City 1 - 18.8., 20.30 

 In Focus  

You Carry Me | Ivona Juka 
The film focuses on three protagonists who fight for acceptance, redemption and new opportunities.

 Screening times:  
National Theatre - 19.8., 16.00

No One’s Child | Vuk Ršumović 
The film tells the story of a boy found deep in the mountains of Bosnia and Herzegovina by a group of hunters in the spring of 1988, who then ends up in an orphanage in Belgrade.

 Screening times:  
National Theatre - 15.8., 16.00 

 Open Air  

These Are the Rules | Ognjen Sviličić 
Ivo is a fifty year-old bus driver.  His wife Maja is a homemaker.  Tomica is a high school senior and their son.  They live in an apartment in Zagreb in a visibly socialist building and are happy with their quiet, ordinary lives.  Everything changes when one day Tomica comes home beaten up.

 Screening times:  
HT Eronet Open Air - 16.8., 20.30 

 BH Film  

Lost Button | Renato Tonković, Robert Bubalo, Marijo Vukadin 
Biopic about Goran Ipe Ivandić, the tragic drummer of the biggest rock band in the former Yugoslavia – Bijelo Dugme (White Button).  His fame is cut short when police find hash hiding in his drums and throw him in prison for two and a half years.  The brutal punishment destroyed him emotionally and psychologically, and after being released Ipe found himself struggling from one crisis to another.

 Screening times:  
Cinema City 4 - 16.8., 21.00 

 Children’s Programme  

Let’s Play a Story – The Grasshopper and the Ant | Marina Andree Škop

 Screening times:  
Novi Grad Cinema - 20.8., 12.00 

 TeenArena  

Next to Me | Marta Prus
Picnic | Jure Pavlović 

 Screening times:     
Cinema City 5 - 17.8., 19.00

 SFF Guests Present  

ZAGREB FILM FESTIVAL – BEST OF CHECKERS

Manjaca | Tin Žanić
SemifinalsTomislav Šoban
HandsJasna Nanut
On Shaky GroundSonja Tarokić  

 Screening times:  
Cinema City 3 - 17.8., 12.00 

MEDITERRANEAN FILM FESTIVAL SPLIT

Ana the Square | Jelena Novaković
The Marjan Hill DayIgor Jelinović
Teddy BearIgor Jelinović
The Dead Have It EasyMatea Šarić 
Well | Ivan Šušnjar 

 Screening times:  
Cinema City 3 - 18.8., 12.00 

 1995 – 2015. Dealing With the Past  

15 minutes – The Dvor Massacre | Georg Larsen, Kasper Vedsmand 

 Screening times:   
Cinema City 4 - 16.8., 11.00 

 CineLink   

Life Begins (aka Freestyle) | Sergej Stanojkovski 

9th TALENTS SARAJEVO

Amanda Prenkaj | actress
Doris Pinčić | actress
Tina Orlandini | actress
Ivan Pašalić | actor
Kruno Bakota | actor
Karla Lulić | director
Ana Rajić | producer
Tomislav Ivković | producer
Lidija Špegar | screenwriter

Publication Love Croatian Film – Sarajevo 2015
Publication Women in Croatian Film