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12th Annual BH Film Fesival in New York to feature Irena Škorić and her film "Dear Lastan!"
By Marko Puljić
Published on 05/21/2015
The 12th Annual Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival will be held from May 21 to May 23, 2015 in New York City. Among the many films to be screened will be "Dear Lastan!" from Croatian director Irena Škorić. A total of 14 films will screen at Tribeca Cinemas in New York City. They include four feature films, four short films, and six documentaries.

Dear Lastan! to be screened in New York City


Online ticket sales close tomorrow, May 21st, at 3 p.m. ET

New York, May 2015 - The 12th annual Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival (BHFF™) kicks off tomorrow night! We cannot wait to start our Memorial Day weekend early with you! If you have not purchased tickets yet, online sales are open through our Program Page until 3 p.m. tomorrow.

On Thursday and Saturday nights, the BHFF will be catered by Šeher Restaurant, Djerdan Burek Shop and Kafana so prepare your bellies for traditional Bosnian-Herzegovinian treats! We thank the owners of these wonderful establishments for sharing their delicious goods with us.

We are also excited to announce the launch of our official BHFF iPhone/Android app! It enables users to quickly and easily access the film schedule, interact with guests, post photos, read staff bios, and vote on their favorite films. To download, click here.

And, finally, we have updated our list of special guests. Check out the awesome group of people joining us over the next three days:

  • Muamer Čelik, director of “Toy Car”
  • Aleksandar Hemon, co-writer of “Love Island”
  • Rialda Zukić, director of “Bad Blood”
  • Irena Škorić, director of "Dear Lastan!"
  • Darko Herič, director of photography for "Dear Lastan!"
  • Denis Butkus, actor, “A Quintet”
  • Almin Karamehmedović, Executive Producer of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
  • Dijana Jelača, Scholar of cultural and cinema studies
  • Tanya L. Domi, Columbia University / Harriman Institute; Emerging Democracies Institute
  • Adnan Sačiragić, photographer / documentary storyteller
  • Kenan Trebinčević, author, “The Bosnia List”
  • Jadranka Negodić, Bosnian-Herzegovinian Ambasador to the U.S.
  • Adnan Hadrović, Minister-Counselor & Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Bosnia-Herzegovina

      “Seeking Truth in the Balkans” filmmakers and Q&A panelists:

    • June Ellen Vutrano and Erin Lovall - Directors and Producers of “Seeking Truth in the Balkans”
    • Richard Dicker, Director, International Justice Program for Human Rights Watch
    • Jennifer Trahan, Associate Clinical Professor of Global Affairs at NYU
    • Belinda Cooper, Senior Fellow World Policy Institute

We hope you will enjoy all that we have worked hard to plan for this year's event. See you soon!


The BHFF Volunteer Team

After the US premiere of "Dear Lastan!"
L-R: Darko Herič, Director of Photography, Irena Škorić, Director, Nenad Bach

Formatted for CROWN by Marko Puljic
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