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    • New Talents Open Call
      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
    • ENFF 2023 On Demand!
      Unable To attend the festival in person? No problem! From November 27th to December 3rd, we’re thrilled to bring you a curated selection of this year’s films available for online viewing! Catch our captivating Opening Film Ivan’s Land, or the touching Closing Film Seventh Heaven. Or explore a collection of shorts from the New Talents Competition! Follow along… Read more: ENFF 2023 On Demand!
    • What’s up in Slovak Cinema? A conversation with Monika Lostakova
      We talked with Monika Lošťáková about contemporary Slovak cinema.
    • ENFF and the Eastern European Film Festival Network!
      The Eastern European Film Festival Network brings together five film festivals dedicated to promoting and showcasing Eastern European cinema, alongside one partner organisation.
    • Masterclasses
      Through these masterclasses we approach two memory in film from different angles: memories from a personal or collective recollection through archive material.
    • Work in Progress
      In Work in Progress, emerging filmmakers and artists will present their works in development to the audience and engage in discussions with Dutch experts.
    • Festival Timetable Available!
    • Check out the catalogue for our 2023 edition!
    • Music at ENFF
      Every year, ENFF brings special musical guests who bring beauty to the program and further represent the rich cultures of their countries to a Dutch audience.
    • Film Marathon
      Join us for the Film Marathon, a new concept in which we merge two components, Short Films, Big Stories, and New Talents Competition into a whole-day screening of short films!

Brunch With Damir Imamovic

Saturday 10 November | 11.30 hours
Filmhuis Den Haag | Studio A | Free admission

Eastern Neighbours Film Festival invites you to meet and greet our special guest – Damir Imamović! On Saturday November 10, ENFF offers a brunch: while enjoying a sandwich and a drink, you will have the opportunity to have an informal conversation with iconic Bosnian musician. He will answer your questions and share his knowledge with you.


A true revolutionary of the genre! – www.sevdalinkas.com
The king of sevdah music! – The Huffington Post
‘…a new take on Balkan blues! – The Guardian
Damir Imamović is a new, yet original sevdah voice of today! – Dragan Kremer, Vreme

Damir Imamović is a singer, musician, author and sevdah master from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is coming from a family of sevdah musicians and represents a new generation of the traditional music of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 2005 Damir performs with his Trio, his “Sevdah Takht” quartet as well occasional projects with Jelena Poprzan, Bojan Z, Eric Vloeimans, Greg Cohen and Derya Turkan and others. He recorded six CDs for different labels, including a renowned The Glitterbeat Records (“Dvojka”, 2016). He performed in The Kennedy Centre (Washington DC), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Kolarac (Belgrade), Centre Pompidou (Paris), etc. He is very active as a traditional music educator with his SevdahLab program. Damir wrote the book “Sevdah”, the first history of the genre (Vrijeme, 2016). More info: http://www.damirimamovic.com