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5th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival Winners
3 December 2014
 
 
   
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Serbian film Springtime Suns by Stefan Ivančić wins the Best Film Award at the 5th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival, held in Sarajevo, 28-30 November, distinguishing for its ability to interweave between real life and documentary in order to deal with a complicated story of construction of identity.

Supported yet again by the European Fund for the Balkans, Balkans Beyond Borders functions as a stage for supporting and promoting young and emerging film makers. The audience that attended the Festival voted for the Bosnian film Toy Car by Muamer Celik giving him the Audience Prize 2014. 


Taking into consideration the good quality of this year’s films, the Jury composed of Mr. Leone Contini Bonacossi (Italy), Mr. Bojan Mucko (Croatia) and Ms. Tanja Smalcelj (Bosnia-Herzegovina) gave Special Mentions to three films:

The Aegean or the Anus of Death by Eleni Gioti from Greece for commenting important political issues in a minimalistic and satiric way in a very direct manner.

Refika, a Turkish/Greek production by Ozge Deniz Ozker from Turkey for the very precise way of choosing a female character from the shared cultural memory in order to discuss history.
 
The Invisibles by Ishak Jalimam, Monika Šimunac, Nita Zeqiri and Petar Antevski (Kosovo*/FYROM/Bosnia-Herzegovina), because the authors of this surprisingly light and approachable film correctly diagnose problems we face in Balkans on daily basis presenting them by hiding their protagonists faces.

This year’s prizes were designed by Marietta Lyriotaki and produced by Solid 3D Printing and scanning company in Greece. Moreover, the Best Film Award is awarded with €500 and the Audience Prize with €100 and a Lomo camera, by Lomography.gr.

The audience in Sarajevo that attended the Festival had the chance to watch films of great quality and participate at an interactive event inspired by the theme of this year’s festival: Dare to Repeat. It also, had the opportunity to discuss with film makers and special guests making watching short films a live experience.

Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival is a festival that travels each year to a different city in the Balkans and is dedicated to encouraging young film makers to express themselves on issues relevant to their region and lives, building bridges between the peoples of the Balkans. Sarajevo was the last stop of the BBB Short Film Festival after Belgrade, Athens, Tirana and Bucharest. And the journey in the Balkans continues...


Source: BBB official site
 
 
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