A day before the official opening on Thursday, a special work-in-progress screening of a new documentary film about Emerik Blum by Jasmila Žbanic was held at the Coca-Cola Open Air Cinema. Entry to the screening was free as a gift to the public.
American Academy Award-nominated actor, director, playwright and author Jesse Eisenberg will be an honorary guest at this year's 28th Sarajevo Film Festival. On August 15th, Sarajevo Film Festival will honour Eisenberg with the Heart of Sarajevo Award, ahead of a Special Screening of WHEN YOU FINISH SAVING THE WORLD – Eisenberg’s directorial feature debut - at the Coca-Cola Open Air Cinema.
The world premiere of film MAY LABOUR DAY by Bosnian-Herzegovinian director Pjer Žalica on August 19 will close the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival. The film will be shown as part of the Open Air Programme of the Sarajevo Film Festival.
The festival closed on August 20th with the world premiere of Dragan Bjelogrlić's film TOMA, which was screened in the Open Air program. The film was shown in Open Air locations of Sarajevo Film Festival.
Festival audience had a chance to watch A HERO in the Open Air programme tonight, new film by Asghar Farhadi, the president of the jury at the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (2018) - winner of the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Tonight in the Coca-Cola Open Air Cinema, festival audience had a chance to see the film RIDERS OF JUSTICE by Anders Thomas Jensen, starring Mads Mikkelsen, a recipient of Honorary Heart of Sarajevo of the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival.