12 August 2014


This year the Sarajevo Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary. One of the region's leading cultural events, held from August 15th - 23rd, will be opened with the screening of the Bridges of Sarajevo, a documentary directed by 13 renowned European directors. KYOCERA Document Solutions will again be one of the Gold sponsors and supporting the event with Print and Copy Services.

Mirsad Purivatra, Director of Sarajevo Film Festival said: “We are very happy to announce our continued cooperation with KYOCERA again this year. In three years our partnership has grown into extremely friendly relations. Together with Xenon forte Sarajevo, KYOCERA’s partner in Bosnia and Hercegovina, we take care of all the festival's documents to be printed out from the high standard devices not only at the highest quality, but always on time. KYOCERA is a renowned brand that can be met among the world's best players in the industry. That is why we take KYOCERA's support as a great compliment, as well. And we do hope and wish that after this special edition of the festival, we will continue our partnership long into in the future.”

KYOCERA Document Solutions has been supporting the SFF for three consecutive years. In accordance with the company's elemental philosophy, the sponsorship follows the ecological and social responsibility through the partnership with the SFF. Unique ECOSYS technology reduces the impact on the environment, while supporting the film festival supports culture and film arts.

“The KYOCERA and SFF collaboration has grown into a friendly partnership in the past three years. We share the same views and aims with all those who work hard to keep alive such an important event, who spread cooperation, recognise creativity and respect diversity.” stated Adel Mešić, General Manager of Xenon forte Sarajevo, at the press conference. “We are happy to support this ‘story of success’ in Sarajevo.”

The 20th anniversary of Sarajevo Film Festival will be a special opportunity for taking a deeper view into the history and development of this unique cultural event which is recognized as one of the most influential film festivals in the Balkan region. Some of the best films from the region and world cinema are to be presented to numerous film stars and regional authors who will be attending.

Dedicated to the Festival's 20th anniversary the project ‘Bridges of Sarajevo’ is actually 13 short films by respected European directors (Aida Begić, Leonardo Di Costanza, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild Le Besco, Sergei Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Ursula Meier, Vladimir Perišić, Cristi Puiu, Marc Recha, Angela Schanelec in Teresa Villaverde), observing and critically depicting universal issues symbolized by Sarajevo.

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