Sarajevo Film Festival popularity soaring

Event's rapid growth from the years of conflict is unmatched, and is attended by celebrities from around the world.

    Launched during conflict, the Sarajevo Film Festival has grown into one of the movie industry's top events.

    Now in its 20th year, it attracts celebrities from around the world while trying to stay true to its original aim of encouraging local talent.

    This year, more than 100,000 people are expected to visit the festival. Its rapid growth, from the years of conflict, is unmatched.

    Al Jazeera's Tim Friend reports.

     

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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