FIPRESCI Prize at the 14th Sarajevo Film Festival
Along with the Heart of Sarajevo Awards for Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Special Jury Award and CICAE Prize, films of the Competition Programme – Feature Film of the 14th Sarajevo Film Festival, will also compete for the prestigious FIPRESCI Prize (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique).
The FIPRESCI Jury at the 14th SFF will include renowned film critics: Atilla Dorsay from Turkey (Sabah), Mike Goodridge from USA (Screen International) and László Kriston from Hungary (Magyar Hirlap, Vox Mozimagazin, Magyar Marancs, Mozinet).
The organisations of professional film critics and film journalists, established in different countries for the promotion and development of film culture and for the safeguarding of professional interests, constitute the International Federation of the Cinematographic Press (Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique - FIPRESCI) - an institution founded on the 6th of June 1930.
The purpose of the International Film Critics Awards (the FIPRESCI Prize) is to promote film-art and to encourage new and young cinema.
The FIPRESCI Prize is awarded at international film festivals or at film festivals of particular importance including Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno, Rotterdam, San Francisco, Karlovy Vary, San Sebastian, Pusan, Montreal, Toronto, London…
This year Sarajevo Film Festival joins this family of festivals that host the FIPRESCI Prize, presented by the renowned film critics.