Bosnian coproduction The White Fortress in 2021 Berlinale`s Generation

The White Fortress by Igor Drljača, from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Canada has been selected for the 2021 Berlinale`s Generation section.

The film will have its world premiere in the Generation 14plus sub-section. The Canadian/Bosnian coproduction starring Pavle Čemerikić, Sumeja Dardagan, Jasmin Geljo and Kerim Čutuna is about a teenager crushed between the dark world of his criminal cousins in Sarajevo and the discovery of love.

Igor Drljača is also the producer with Albert Shin through Canada`s TimeLapse Pictures, and Adis Djapo and Amra Bakšić Čamo are Bosnian producers through SCCA/pro.ba. Canada’s Gearshift Films is also co-producing.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 71st edition of the Berlinale will be held in two stages: from 1 to 5 March 2021 an online Industry Event (European Film Market, Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Talents and Word Cinema Fund) for film professionals and accredited representatives of the press, and from 9 to 20 June 2021 the Summer Special will give the general public the opportunity to see the majority of the 2021 selected films in Berlin cinemas in the presence of the filmmakers.

The Generation international jury will decide on their awards during the Berlinale Industry Event in early March, while the Crystal Bears of the Children’s and Youth Jury along with the prizes of the Generation international jury will be awarded during the Berlinale Summer Special.

 


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