Sarajevo Now!
Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina

September 16 - October 3, 2015

Pera Film’s new season begins with Sarajevo Now! a program accompanying Pera Museum’s Images of Our Time: Works from the Sarajevo Academy of Fine Arts exhibition. The film program accentuates recent highlights from contemporary Bosnian Cinema. Recent years Bosnian Cinema has produced memorable and acclaimed films, many of which address the country’s turbulent past and contemporary social issues. Its filmmakers have gained worldwide recognition, producing award-winning films, often on low budgets. This five-film selection provides a platform for the exposure of up-and-coming and internationally renowned filmmakers, thus contributing to a greater understanding of this country, its diverse culture and history.

September 16

19:00 Halima’s Path

September 18

20:00 One Day in Sarajevo

Self Reflection

September 19

15:00 Belvedere

September 20

15:00 Flotel Europa

September 26

14:00 Flotel Europa

16:00 Belvedere

October 3

15:00 Halima’s Path

17:00 One Day in Sarajevo

Self Reflection

Halima’s Path

Halima’s Path

One Day in Sarajevo

One Day in Sarajevo

Flotel Europa

Flotel Europa

Belvedere

Belvedere

Self Reflection

Self Reflection

Program Trailer

Sarajevo Now!
Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina

This five-film selection provides a platform for the exposure of up-and-coming and internationally renowned filmmakers, thus contributing to a greater understanding of this country, its diverse culture and history.

Images of Our Time

Since its foundation, Pera Museum has supported young artists and contemporary art through collaborations with many universities and art institutions both in Turkey and abroad. 

Images of Our Time

Serpent Head

Serpent Head

The Greek god Apollo and his son Asklepios presided over the realm of medicine and healing. Apollo was also the god of light and sun, whose solar symbolism and association with medicine would become linked to Christ the Physician, and the resurrected.

Reality Bites!

Reality Bites!

Works by a large number of students from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo deal with current and often painful themes from the socio-political, economic and cultural reality, raising awareness, appealing, warning, opening issues and offering new interpretations.

Mersad Berber

Mersad Berber

Mersad Berber was born in Bosanski Petrovac, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, on January 1st. He was the first son of Muhammed Berber and Sadika Berber, a well-known weaver and embroiderer. A year later, the family moved to Banja Luka after the city had suffered damage from the World War II.