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SARAJEVO 2018

Four world premieres in Sarajevo’s Feature Competition

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- In addition to films by Bobo Jelčić, Florin Șerban, Ana Lungu and Osman Doğan, the Sarajevo competition includes Cannes and Berlinale titles

Four world premieres in Sarajevo’s Feature Competition
All Alone by Bobo Jelčić

The Sarajevo Film Festival has revealed the Feature Film Competition and Focus programmes for its 24th edition. The Feature Film Competition includes four world premieres: All Alone [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bobo Jelčić
film profile
]
by Croatia's Bobo Jelčić, whose first film, A Stranger [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bobo Jelcic
film profile
]
, garnered its lead actor Bogdan Diklić a Heart of Sarajevo in 2013; Love 1: Dog [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florin Şerban
film profile
]
by Romania's Florin Șerban, known for winning the Jury Grand Prix at the Berlinale in 2010 with If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ada Condeescu
film profile
]
; also from Romania, One and a Half Prince [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ana Lungu
film profile
]
by Ana Lungu (Self-Portrait of a Dutiful Daughter [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
); and, from Turkey, the first feature film by Osman DoğanThe Pigeon Thieves. 

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After bowing for local audiences at Croatia’s national Pula Film Festival this month, Mali [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Nuić
film profile
]
by Antonio Nuić (Donkey [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Life Is a Trumpet [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Nuić
film profile
]
) will have its international premiere at Sarajevo. The competition line-up is rounded off by the regional premieres of several Berlinale and Cannes titles.

In the non-competitive Focus programme, Sarajevo will present eight titles from the region of South-East Europe, including Infinite Football [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania), Smuggling Hendrix [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marios Piperides
film profile
]
by Marios Piperides (Cyprus/Germany/Greece), Never Leave Me [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Aida Begić (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Turkey) and Touch Me Not [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Adina Pintilie
film profile
]
by Adina Pintilie (Romania/Germany/Czech Republic/Bulgaria/France).

The Sarajevo Film Festival is set to run from 10-17 August. 

Here is the full list of Sarajevo Feature Film Competition and Focus titles: 

Competition

All Alone [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bobo Jelčić
film profile
]
Bobo Jelčić (Croatia/Netherlands/Serbia/Montenegro)
Love 1: Dog [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florin Şerban
film profile
]
Florin Șerban (Romania)
One and a Half Prince [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ana Lungu
film profile
]
Ana Lungu (Romania)
The Pigeon Thieves – Osman Doğan (Turkey)
Mali [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Nuić
film profile
]
Antonio Nuić (Croatia)
Aga [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Milko Lazarov
film profile
]
Milko Lazarov (Bulgaria/Germany/France)
Horizon [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Tinatin Kajrishvili
film profile
]
Tinatin Kajrishvili (Georgia/Sweden)
Lemonade [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ioana Uricaru
film profile
]
Ioana Uricaru (Romania/Germany/Sweden/Canada)
One Day [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Zsófia Szilágyi
film profile
]
Zsófia Szilágyi (Hungary)
The Load [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ognjen Glavonić
film profile
]
Ognjen Glavonić (Serbia/France/Croatia/Iran/Qatar)

Focus

Infinite Football [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 –
Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania)
Mademoiselle Paradis [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Barbara Albert
film profile
]
Barbara Albert (Austria/Germany)
Never Leave Me [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Aida Begić (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Turkey)
Ruben Brandt, Collector [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Milorad Krstić (Hungary)
Smuggling Hendrix [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marios Piperides
film profile
]
Marios Piperides (Cyprus/Germany/Greece)
The Marriage [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Blerta Zeqiri
film profile
]
Blerta Zeqiri (Kosovo/Albania)
Touch Me Not [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Adina Pintilie
film profile
]
Adina Pintilie (Romania/Germany/Czech Republic/Bulgaria/France)
The Wild Pear Tree [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey/France/Macedonia/Bulgaria/Bosnia and Herzegovina/Sweden/Germany)

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