Al Jazeera Balkans film festival’s ‘Industry Days’ launched in Sarajevo

As part of the 5-day Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC), a platform called “Industry Days” was launched in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo on Saturday. The event was attended by Adel Ksiksi, the Al Jazeera Documentary channel Manager of Planning and Scheduling, and Edhem Foco, the director of the AJB DOC. Speaking … Read more

‘Smartphone documentary’ training continues at Al Jazeera Balkans film festival

As part of the Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC), participants of the festival are receiving training on “smartphone documentary-making” in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo. On the third day of the festival, media professionals and students from the region attended the training led by journalist Faris Bajric. “With this training, our goal … Read more

‘Tomorrow’s Freedom’ takes center stage at Al Jazeera Balkans Film Festival

The film Tomorrow’s Freedom was showcased to the audience on Sunday as part of the ongoing Al Jazeera Balkans Documentary Film Festival (AJB DOC) in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo. Directed by British sisters Sophia and Georgia Scott, the film delves into the life of jailed Fatah commander Marwan Barghouti who is serving multiple life … Read more

Five films compete for 2024 LUX Audience Award

Five films compete for the 2024 LUX Audience Award. The winning film will be announced in a ceremony at the European Parliament in March 2024.According to a press release issued by the European Parliament, the five films – unveiled during a ceremony a…

Turkish artist Ozkan Ugur passes away at 69

Turkish musician and actor Ozkan Ugur died on Saturday, a top official in the country confirmed.”We lost (our) beloved Ozkan Ugur. We will not forget this voice that came from the heart, befriending whomever listened,” Health Minister Fahrettin Koca a…