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  • The AJB DOC Film Festival (September 11 - 14, 2021) is the result of the experience of Al Jazeera Balkans TV in its long-time work with the production, acquisition and broadcasting of documentaries, with the aim of affirming authors and films dealing with social phenomena, putting the focus of universal human value. 

    The objective of AJB DOC Film Festival is to promote authors and documentaries addressing social phenomena, focusing on universal human values such as courage, truth, justice, tolerance and cosmopolitism.

    The Festival includes both competition and out-of-competition programme of films that will be screened in Cineplexx Sarajevo and online.

    AJB DOC Film Festival competition programme will present 11 documentaries adapted for TV broadcasting, whilst out-of-competition programme will bring the best five film titles from European and international festivals. In addition, three films will be screened within the “AJB Screening” programme, and they will also soon be screened on AJB television.

    AJB DOC Film Festival will present three awards. An international jury of five members will choose the best film from the competition programme and present the “AJB DOC Main Award”. All films in the competition programme also compete for the “AJB Program Award”, awarded by the Al Jazeera Balkans Program Department Jury. All films screened at the Festival compete for the “Audience Award”.

    Out-of-competition programme of the AJB DOC Film Festival – “Last Minute Cinema” – brings 5 acclaimed documentaries that have been well received at renowned European and international festivals.