Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina in collaboration with Sarajevo Film Festival annually organizes Film programme of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 11 to 16 August. Part of this section is the student program which this year brings 17 student films from BiH film schools and academies.
The student line-up is as follows:
1. A SELF-REFLECTION IN THREE EPISODES, Sara Ristić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts
2. BEFORE YOU LOSE YOUR HEARING, Ian Aannevik, Sarajevo Film Academy
3. WHITENESS, Vera Kulić, Faculty of Dramatic and Film Arts Bijeljina
4. BETTER DAYS, Boris Andrejević, Art Academy Banja Luka
5. IVY, Šejla Lajlani, Sarajevo Film Academy
6. ASCENDING, Sajra Subašić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts
7. JASMINA, Tamara Tasić, Faculty of Dramatic and Film Arts Bijeljina
8. LOYALTY, Konstantin Jokić, Faculty of Dramatic and Film Arts Bijeljina
9. PRECIOUS, Irfan Avdić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts
10. MEATBALLS, Amar Spahić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts
11. MINUTES, Sara Radusinović, Art Academy Banja Luka
12. ONE NIGHT BAGCILAR, Faruk Bagkesen, Sarajevo Film Academy
13. REENACTMENT, Jeronimo Atehortúa Arteaga, Sarajevo Film Academy
14. THE CONFIDENCE-MAN, Kouros Alaghband, Sarajevo Film Academy
15. STREET LIGHTS, Marko Brkić, Art Academy Banja Luka
16. MATCHING, Marko Jovančić, Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts
17. RELATIONSHIPS, Vanja Milošević, Art Academy Banja Luka
The Jury of the Student Competition consists of Nedžad Begović, film director, Aleta Rajič, animator and costume designer Lejla Graho while the films are competing for:
1. Best Student Film Award
2. Special Jury Prize, and
3. Special Mention.
This year there will also 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 13th to 15th August. This section has in the past years become the major meeting place of the film schools from Bosnia and Herzegovina.