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iW NEWS | “A Man’s Fear of God” Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Fest

iW NEWS | "A Man's Fear of God" Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Fest

Turkish director Ozer Kiziltan‘s “A Man’s Fear of God” (Takva) has won best film at the Sarajevo Film Festival Saturday night, taking the 25,000 euro “Heart of Sarajevo” Award, while local filmmaker Teona Strugar-Mitevska‘s “I’m from Titov Veles” received a special jury prize. Namik Kabil‘s “Interrogation” received best doc and Andrey Paounov received the Human Rights Award for “The mosquito problem and other stories.” Best actor went to Sasa Petrovic for SFF’s opening night film, “It’s Hard to be Nice” by Srdan Vuletic, and “Egg” (director Semih Kaplanoglu) star Saadet Islil Aksoy won best actress. The prize for best short went to “The Waves” by Adrian Sitaru. [Brian Brooks]

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