Cannes award winner opens 24th Sarajevo FIlm Festival

NEWS 07.06.2018 16:16
Source: N1

The 24th Sarajevo Film Festival will open this summer with the screening of Cold war movie by Polish filmmaker and Oscar winner Pawel Pawlikowski.

Pawlikowski won Best Director award at the 71st edition of the Cannes International Film Festival this year for the love story which will open Sarajevo festival on August 10.

The movie will simultaneously screen on the first festival evening at the Sarajevo National Theatre and will be presented by Pawlikowski himself at the festival's Summer Cinema, within the Open Air programme.

The Polish artist screened his Ida in Sarajevo in 2014, which won the Oscar a year later for the Best Foreign Language Movie.

The Sarajevo Film Festival will run from August 10 to 17. Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi will preside over the feature Competition jury.