SARAJEVO, August 5 (FENA) – Due to the alarming epidemiological situation in Sarajevo Canton, the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival will be held fully in online format, the Festival Directorate announced.
Viewers from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region will be able to watch the film programs of the Sarajevo Film Festival on the online platform ondemand.sff.ba. Through this platform, viewers will also have access to accompanying programs, such as lectures and interviews with authors.
The decision was made on the basis of instructions and information from the Civil Protection Staff of Sarajevo Canton, the Government of Sarajevo Canton and the Crisis Staff of the FBiH Ministry of Health from August 4, which include “recommendations to the population in the Federation of BiH to avoid public gatherings and restrict their movement”.
In this way, the Sarajevo Film Festival confirms the responsibility and obligation towards the community in which it operates, it is stated in the announcement.
The festival, which will last from August 14th to 21st, will be opened with the world premiere of the film “Focus, Grandma” by Pierre Žalica on ondemand.sff.ba.