Balkans Beyond Borders presents the Winners of the 5th Balkans Beyond Borders Short Film Festival held in Sarajevo 28-30 November.
Serbian film “Springtime Suns” by Stefan Ivančić won the Best Film Award distinguishing for its ability to interweave between real life and documentary in order to deal with a complicated story of construction of identity. Taking into consideration the good quality of this year’s films, the Jury gave “Special Mentions” to three films: The Aegean Or The Anus Of Death by Eleni Gioti from Greece, Refika, a Turkish- Greek production by Ozge Deniz Ozker from Turkey, The Invisibles by Ishak Jalimam, Monika Šimunac, Nita Zeqiri, Petar Antevski (Kosovo, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
The Audience Prize 2014 went to the Bosnian film “Toy car” by Muamer Celik.
The audience had the chance to watch great shorts, participate at an interactive photo shooting event Daring to Repeat and discuss upon contemporary issues with the film makers and BBB Guests. BBB serves as a stage of inspiration, creation and promotion of emerging film makers.