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Final selection results, VIVA Film Festival 2020
Since 15th February 2020 to 30th April 2020, while our call for submissions was opened, we have received 1551 film ...
Open Call for filmmakers is closed – The official selection will be published by june 1st 2020
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It’s our great honor to invite you to the following 6th International festival of documentary and short film Viva Film Festival, that is going to be held in Sarajevo, and 17 other cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 16th to 20th september 2020


Viva Film Festival

Like everything else, it started with an good idea

About us

Documentary Film Festival, which was founded in 2015 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Viva Film Festival is domestic and international competitive film festival artistic achievements in the field of documentary film, but the main idea for the organization of the same issues are primordial human values, and the topicality of biological survival on Earth, these are the basic categories of the festival, Religion, Tourism and Ecology. The project is officially supported by the High Representative Inzko g.Valentina and all four cultural and religious communities and representatives of minorities in BiH, because the first festival with the theme in this region. Viva Film Festival runs throughout the calendar year. The first part of the festival are projection-competitive days of the festival, and the second part are the days of film workshops for young people called ” From idea to realization of the documentary film ” that were in the first year of the festival held in 15 cities in BiH. The first Viva Film Festival was held from 31.05.2015. in Sarajevo, and 430 films have been reported in the official competition of the festival from almost all countries of the world.

After three days of content 1. Viva Film Festival in Sarajevo, Kakanj and Vares, Festival becomes a proud member of IDA (International Documentary Association), and came and official support g. Al Gore and director filsmkih festivals across the region.Second Edition Viva Film Festival was held from 01 to 05.06. 2016. in Sarajevo, and counted the 2,180 films registered in the official competition of the festival from almost all countries of the world. Parallel screenings were held and the festival centers Kakanj, Vareš, Sanski Most, Mostar, Lukavac, Puračić and Ljubuski. The greatest success and pride of the second Viva Festival is a new festival category Youth film, which was created as a result of Viva film workshops for young people, and the best authors are awarded cameras as prizes. In June 2016, Viva Film Festival is by the voices of authors, spectators and visitors platform Filmfreeway, selected in the TOP 100 world ‘in the competition of over 4000 festival.

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