Sarajevo's industry wing CineLink crowns 2018 winners

Screen | 8/17/2018 | Tom Grater
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CineLink, the industry side of the Sarajevo Film Festival, has crowned its winners for the 2018 edition.

In the co-production market, the Eurimages Coproduction Development Award of €20,000 went to Juraj Lerotić’s Safe Place. The Croatia-Slovenia drama from Propeler Film and Staragara takes place in 24 hours and focuses on a family trying to save one of its members from themselves.

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The Film Centre Montenegro Cinelink Award of €10,000 went to Gentian Koçi’s A Cup Of Coffee And New Shoes On, which is from Albania-Greece and focuses on two identical twins in their 40s who discover that, due to a genetic disease, they will both go blind. Koci previously directed Daybreak, which premiered at Sarajevo last year.

Elswhere in the co-pro market, Pjer Žalica’s May Labour Day won the Arte International Relations Cinelink Award of €6,000 and Tibor Keser was the recipient of the Eave Scholarship for his project Fiume O Morte!

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