Magazine article Screen International

'Aga', 'Lemonade' Win Top Sarajevo Film Festival Prizes

Magazine article Screen International

'Aga', 'Lemonade' Win Top Sarajevo Film Festival Prizes

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24th edition of European festival comes to a close.

Milko Lazarov’s Aga has won this year’s Heart of Sarajevo prize for best feature film.

‘Aga’

The 24th edition of the South-eastern European festival came to a close on Thursday night (Aug 16) and its awards ceremony also saw Ioana Uricaru’s Lemonade scoop the Heart of Sarajevo for best director. Both awards come with a [Euro]10,000 prize.

One Day’s Zsófia Szamosi and The Load’s Leon Lučev took the top prizes for best actress and actor respectively.

The Feature Competition jury was presided over by filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and also featured Judita Franković Brdar (actress, Croatia), Mike Goodridge (artistic director of International Film Festival & Awards Macao, UK), Brigitte Lacombe (photographer, France), and Ana Urushadze (writer, director, Georgia). …

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