Sarajevo Film Festival: selection of films from Sarajevo City of Film Fund

The purpose of the long-time cooperation of Sarajevo Film Festival and Zagreb Film Festival is to strengthen the regional platform for promotion of new authors and stimulate regional filmmaking. As part of the cooperation, a selection of ZFF's short films ("The Best of Checkers") has been shown in SFF Guests Present program of Sarajevo Film Festival for the past three years. Now that Sarajevo City of Film is focusing on narrative features, we are presenting a selection from their past short film production. 

Bodily Function

Dane Komljen

Tjelesna funkcija

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2011, 39’

Adnan is driving a grocery van on his way to sell produce at the market. While he is waiting for a friend’s phone call, he suspects his loyalty.


Nóra Lakos


Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, 2011, 18’

A playful story about a writer’s one night stand with his own creation. The writer loses his power to change the character and the story and can’t get away from his perfect female character any more.

Liberation in 26 Pictures

Ivan Ramljak & Marko Škobalj

Oslobođenje u 26 slika

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2009, 17’

Forgotten old partisan leads a lonely life in Sarajevo. His only interests are spying his neighbours and watching sumo fighting. One day, he sees something through his WW2 binoculars that makes him set out on the last guerilla... Više


Orsi Nagypal

Kružni tok

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, 2012, 18’

As a man struggles to deal with his early mid-life crisis and a wrecked marriage, he falls in love with the female voice in his GPS.  

Smart Girls

Hana Jušić & Sonja Tarokić


Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, 2010, 24’

While Marija is set with her boyfriend, her roommate Nikolina is still a virgin. But, after realizing that the social practices have changed, she has to follow her duties and restructure her beliefs.