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The 19th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival will take place from 16th till 24th August, 2013.
After the 4-year-long siege of Sarajevo, and with an intention to recreate civil society of the City, in 1995, we founded the Sarajevo Film Festival.
Today Sarajevo Film Festival is an international film festival with special focus on the region of Southeast Europe. High quality programming, strong industry segment, an educational platform for young filmmakers, presence of numerous representatives of film industry, film authors and media representatives from all over the world, as well as over 100,000 visitors, are the confirmation of the festival's status which is renowned and recognised by film professionals as well as by its audience.
The Festival of such concept serves as a catalyst for cooperation within the region, and establishment of connections with partners from all over the world. It represents a platform for development of film business in Bosnia and Herzegovina and in the region, but also sets new standards of festival organisation and film presentation.
The platform which Sarajevo Film Festival offers to the region places the talents and projects from the South Eastern Europe into the centre of attention. It provides support and encouragement for creation of network of contacts between regional film professionals, but also opens a wide international network of contacts. For the representatives of the world film industry it offers new projects, ideas, and talents from the region.
18th SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL IN NUMBERS:
• 21 PROGRAMMES
• 210 FILMS FROM 57 COUNTRIES
• 10 VENUES
• 330 EMPLOYEES and 280 VOLUNTEERS
• MORE THAN 1000 ACCREDITED GUESTS
• MORE THAN 800 ACCREDITED MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES FROM 32 COUNTRIES
• MORE THAN 100,000 VISITORS AT ALL THE PROGRAMMES
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