The 24th Annual SFF is underway

The 24th Sarajevo Film Festival is opened in a gala ceremony at Sarajevo National Theatre.


This year’s festival is opened with the film “Cold War” by Oscar-winner Pawel Pawlikowski.

This year’s Sarajevo Film Festival will present to its audience 266 films in 18 different programmes, four of which are competitive. It will feature as many as 42 world premieres, 23 international.

SFF will pay tribute to the Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan, who will receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film.

During the SFF, restaurants and cafes will be offering extended working hours. During this time it will also be possible to gather at certain locations that will be hosting movie screenings.

Box office

Tickets will be available at four box office locations: the Main Box Office (Bosnian Cultural Center) – Branilaca Sarajeva 24, Meeting Point Cinema – Hamdije Kreševljakovića 13, Cinema City Multiplex – Trg Djece Sarajeva and Kriterion Art Cinema/House of Shorts – Obala Kulina Bana 2.

The main box office will work every day from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Meeting Point Cinema will work from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The price of tickets range from 3KM at MMC-Ilidža Cinema and Novi Grad Cinema up to 20KM for tickets to the awards ceremony that will be held at the National Theater.

You can find more information about box office sales here and you can follow this link to see the full SFF program.

Festival Eating Point

Throughout the 24rd Annual Sarajevo Film Festival, the plaza in front of Dom Armije will host a Festival Eating Point, a spot for good food and socializing and will offer a daily program for all who come.

Festival Eating Point by Coca-Cola will work every day from from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (from August 11 to 18) and will feature the daily Cooking Show.

Visitors can enjoy musical performances in the evenings with DJ shows and concerts.

Traffic flow

The following streets will be closed to traffic: Zelenih Beretki St. (from the intersection with Ćumurija St. to the intersection with Gimnazijska St.); Branilaca Sarajeva St. (from the intersection with Gimnazijska St. to the intersection with Kulovića St.); and Ćemaluša St. (from the intersection with Mula Mustafe Bašeskije to the intersection with Branilaca Sarajeva).