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Oscar Winner Danis Tanovic on Sarajevo Opener ‘Neighborhood Affair,’ Upcoming Projects (EXCLUSIVE)

Describing its world premiere on the opening night of the Sarajevo Film Festival as “magic,” Oscar-winning Bosnian director Danis Tanović (“No Man’s Land”) called his latest feature “a love letter to our city,” offering it as a beacon of hope in troubled times to the people of Sarajevo. Speaking to Variety the day after the premiere, Tanović described an emotional night as his feel-good film “Not So Friendly Neighborhood Affair” opened the festival’s 27th edition. “For me, the Sarajevo Film Festival is my home. Sarajevo is my home,” he said. “Last night was beautiful, because…we are getting out of this dire situation...
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Sarajevo 2021 opens with Wim Wenders award, Danis Tanovic world premiere

The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival kicked off last night (August 13) with German filmmaker Wim Wenders receiving the Heart of Sarajevo honorary award. “The eyes are a precious instrument, but the most important organ of a filmmaker is his heart,” said Wenders, to an audience in the city’s National Theatre.
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Picture for Sarajevo 2021 opens with Wim Wenders award, Danis Tanovic world premiere