Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina in collaboration with Sarajevo Film Festival annually organizes Film programme of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 17 to 22 August. Part of this section is the student program which this year brings 14 student films from BiH film schools and academies.


The student line-up is as follows:

1.    SELF-REFLECTION, Amar Komić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts

2.    DREAM DANCER, Lukas Grevis, Sarajevo Film Academy

3.    COSTACURTA (A TALE OF SATANKRAJINA), Saša Karanović, Art Academy Banja Luka

4.    BONES, Adi Selimović, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts

5.    YOUTH, Žana Forca, Art Academy Banja Luka

6.    NIGHT WALKS, Julie Rodrigue, Sarajevo Film Academy

7.   I’M NOT HOME, Vera Kulić, Faculty of Dramatic and Film Arts Bijeljina

8.  I’M NOT HERE, Sara Radusinović, Art Academy Banja Luka

9.    NEITHER SUNNY NOR CLOUDY, Anvar Nijemčević, Sarajevo Film Academy

10.    TROUTS, Augustin Koprić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts

11.  A FALL, Aleksandar Jurić, Art Academy Banja Luka

12.   SNORTY, Alen Šimić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts

13.   IN MEMORY OF A SUMMER GONE BY, Luka Vlaho, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts

14.   A VERY GOOD DAY, Farah Hasanbegović, Sarajevo Film Academy


The Jury of the Student Competition consists of Neven Samardžić, Amra Mehić, film directors and founder and festival director of International KısaKes Short Film Festival and the festival director of Istanbul International Independent Film Festival, Arya Altioklar, while the films are competing for:

1. Best Student Film Award

2. Special Jury Prize, and

3. Special Mention.

Also, there will be an additional award sponsored by KisaKes Short Film Festival that will award one of BH student selection director's upcoming short film project directly as a finalist for KisaKes pitching platform in Istanbul.

The films will be screened in Kriterion Cinema from 19th to 21st August. This section has in the past years become the major meeting place of the film schools from Bosnia and Herzegovina.