Sarajevo Film Festival Crowns 2020 Winners

Exile
Sarajevo Film Festival

After being forced to pivot entirely online last-minute due to a COVID spike, Bosnia’s Sarajevo Film Festival is coming to a close and has unveiled its prize winners for this year’s edition.

A jury chaired by Michel Hazanavicius and featuring Berlinale director Carlo Chatrian, actress Jadranka Đokić, director Srdan Golubović and the Morelia Film Festival’s Andrea Stavenhagen, awarded the festival’s top prize, the Heart of Sarajevo, to Visar Morina’s Exile. The pic stars Misel Maticevic and Sandra Huller in the story of a chemical engineer of foreign origin who plunges into an identity crisis. It debuted at Sundance this year.

The Heart of Sarajevo for Best Director went to Ru Hasanov for The Island Within, while Best Actress went to Marija Škaričić for Mare, and Best Actor went to Vangelis Mourikis for Digger. You can see the list of awards below, as well as the festival’s industry winners.

Sarajevo 2020 feature film winners:

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – FEATURE FILM

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST FEATURE FILM
EXILE / EXIL

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Ru Hasanov, THE ISLAND WITHIN / DAXILDƏKI ADA

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTRESS
Marija Škaričić, MARE

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST ACTOR
Vangelis Mourikis, DIGGER

COMPETITION PROGRAMME – DOCUMENTARY FILM

HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
MERRY CHRISTMAS, YIWU

SPECIAL JURY AWARD
HOLY FATHER

HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD
ACASĂ, MY HOME / ACASĂ

HONORARY HEART OF SARAJEVO AWARD
Michel Franco, director
Mads Mikkelsen, actor

Sarajevo 2020 CineLink industry awards:

CINELINK CO-PRODUCTION MARKET AWARDS 2020

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD
THE OTTER
Director: Srđan Vuletić

FILM CENTER MONTENEGRO CINELINK AWARD
SPITE
Director: Andrijana Stojković

FILM CENTER SERBIA CINELINK AWARD
SUPPORTING ROLE
Director: Ana Urushadze

ARTEKINO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
SUDDENLY
Director: Melisa Önel

EAVE + AWARD
Vasilis Chrysanthopoulos
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO KIMON

CINELINK WORK IN PROGRESS AWARDS

TURKISH NATIONAL RADIO TELEVISION AWARD
ULBOLSYN
Director: Adilkhan Yerzhanov

POST REPUBLIC AWARD
VERA DREAMS OF THE SEA
Director: Kaltrina Krasniqi

CINELINK IRIDIUM AWARD
MOON 66 QUESTIONS
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou

CINELINK DRAMA AWARDS

CROATIAN AUDIOVISUAL CENTER DRAMA AWARD
BLACK DELTA
Creators: Dragos Bucur i Sofia Bucur

TV DRAMA VISION PITCH AWARD
ABYSS
Creator: Marjan Alčevski

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2020/08/sarajevo-film-festival-2020-winners-1203019594/