The Nest at Sarajevo Film Festival 

We are proud to see Chicken & Egg Award recipient Mila Turajlic’s film Non-Aligned: Scenes From the Labudović Reels and an AlumNest film on the lineup for Sarajevo Film Festival this year! 

Our very own Program Manager Iva Dimitrova has also been selected as a part of the three-member jury for the Documentary Competition. The festival will take place from Friday, August 11 to Friday, August 18, 2023, and will be attended by two of our staff members. We hope to see you there!

Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

dir. & prod. Mila Turajlić

prod. Carine Chichkowsky

Stevan Labudović in the archives of the Yugoslav Newsreels surrounded by reels of films he shot during the Algerian Liberation War.
Still from Non-Aligned: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

Non-Aligned: Scenes From the Labudović Reels was supported through Mila Turajlić’s 2020 Chicken & Egg Award.

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From the AlumNest

Meet our Team at Sarajevo Film Festival

Representing Chicken & Egg Pictures, Development Manager Allison Villegas Roman and Program Manager Iva Dimitrova will be in attendance at the festival. Together, they will participate in industry events and network with filmmakers. They will also be briefly attending the Rough Cut Boutique, as well as other industry events offered through the festival’s CineLink Industry Days.

Iva will be a part of the 3-member jury for the Documentary Competition. For her role, she will be watching 20 regional films (21 countries from the Caucasus to the Balkan) that are a mix of short, medium-length, and feature-length, and award the following prizes: 

  • The Heart of Sarajevo for the best film 
  • Human Rights award for the best documentary that deals with an H.R. topic
  • Special jury Award
  • Best short film- Heart of Sarajevo

Post written by Communications Intern Tess Caldwell

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