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Donors spent hundreds of thousands of euro building a new museum in Gjirokastra - but the results were questionable and it ultimately closed over an ideological dispute.
Inspired by Mary Shelley's classic novel "Frankenstein", the film "Tender Son – The Frankenstein Project" by Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo was the second movie to be screened as part of the Sarajevo Film Festival's Competition programe – Features.
Four short movies by filmmakers from Southeast Europe, which are being screened as part of the "Sarajevo: City of Film 2010" Programme of the Sarajevo Film Festival, were premiered at Meeting Point Cinema on Sunday, July 25.
The association of film professionals in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in cooperation with the Sarajevo Film Festival, has celebrated the opening of the fifth Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival in the country's capital.
The world premiere of Sevdah for Karim, a film by Bosnian director Jasmin Durakovic, opened the Sarajevo Film Festival's Competition Programme for feature films on Saturday.
Following the world premiere of Circus Columbia at the opening of the Sarajevo Film Festival, the cast and crew of the film took part in the first "Coffee with..." programme at the Festival, led by Bosnian Oscar- award winning director Danis Tanovic, regional acting legends Miki Manojlovic and Mira Furlan, and the up-and-coming actors Boris Ler and Jovana Stupljanin.
The fourth edition of the Sarajevo Talent Campus, part of the Sarajevo Film Festival, kicked off on July 25 in the Bosnian capital. The programme, which is aimed at young film professionals, was launched in cooperation with the Berlinale Talent Campus and the International Film Festival in Berlin.
The 16th annual Sarajevo Film Festival celebrated its official opening on July 23 at the National Theatre in Bosnia's capital with a red carpet reception and gala ceremony attended by numrous filmmakers and stars.
Guests and festival-goers have begun arriving in the Bosnian capital for the 16th annual Sarajevo Film Festival, which will officially open this evening.
Director of the Berlin International Film Festival and recipient of the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award Dieter Kosslick will be the first guest of this year's “Coffee with…” Programme, part of the Sarajevo Film Festival.
This year's Sarajevo Film Festival will feature the 4th Sarajevo Talent Campus, a programme dedicated to young filmmakers from Southeast Europe.
The Cine Institute in Haiti will be this year's recipient of the annual bursary awarded by the Katrin Cartlidge Foundation at the Sarajevo Film Festival.
The lineup for this year's CineLink Work in Progress, which aims to promote outstanding Southeast European projects in the stage of post-production and facilitate their completion, subsequent festival presentation and theatrical release, has been announced.
The Dubrovnik Film Meeting, an exclusive film event organised by the Adriatic Luxury Hotels Group each year in cooperation with the Croatian magazine Glorija, is set to join forces with the Sarajevo Film Festival for the fifth year in a row.
The documentary "Lukomir – Six Months Off" by Dutch director Niels van Koevorden, which won the Dutch broadcaster VPRO Documentary Award 2010, will be screened in the Bosnian village of Lukomir on July 24 and 25.
In homage to the late Bekim Fehmiu, one of the region's most celebrated and renowned actors, the Sarajevo Film Festival will organise a gala screening of his famous 1967 film Skupljaci perja (“I even met happy gypsies”).
The band from Bitola describe their approach to music as an irrational process of creating a ‘private folklore’ out of their impressions and dreams, and their latest album as a tonic for apathy and depression.
Some of the journalists accused of waging a hate campaign against BIRN Kosovo director Jeta Xharra said their articles had been misinterpreted.
ArkeFly, the Dutch leisure airline, has introduced a new service to Albania with a direct flight between Amsterdam and Tirana International Airport, TIA.