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      Eastern Neighbours Film Festival (ENFF) began in The Netherlands in 2008 with the idea to offer Dutch and international audiences a unique glimpse into the cinema of their neighbors from Eastern and Southern Europe. This annual event presents the most recent, exciting, and thought‐provoking films, from countries with small, but often powerful film industries, that… Read more: New Talents Open Call
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Balkan Shorts in Kriterion, Amsterdam

ENFF proudly present a short film AIRBORNE of the Oscar-nominated director Jasmila Zbanic, winner of the Golden Bear at Berlinale who made an impressive and compelling short film about her husband’s fear of flying. 

Screening will be followed by works from young authors from the Balkans of which there are three female directors. We will present new voices More RacaSajra Subasic and Danijela Repas, as well as the film by Macedonian young director Hanis BagashovMISHKO, produced and filmed by Samir Ljuma cinematographer of the Oscar-nominated film Honeyland.

Screening: 31 October | 19:30 hours | Kriterion | Roetersstraat 170, 1018 WE Amsterdam

Collection of award winning shorts from the Balkans

AIRBORNE by Jasmila Zbanić 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 22 min

AJO by More Raça 2018 | Italy, Kosovo | 18 min

STACK OF MATERIAL by Sajra Subašić 2019 | Bosnia and Herzegovina | 18 min

MISHKO by Hanis Bagashov 2018 | North Macedonia | 15 min

DOGS OF HOME by Daniela Repas 2020 | USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina | 12 min

Join us in Kriterion!