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Bela Tarr to receive Sarajevo award

16 August 2013 3:04 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Hungarian director Bela Tarr and Eurimages head Roberto Olla are to receive the honorary Heart of Sarajevo award at the 19th edition of the festival (Aug 16-24).

The award honours “an individual for exceptional contribution to the affirmation and development of South East European film industry”.

Announcing the honours, the Sarajevo Film Festival called Tarr “one of the most significant directors of our time”.

The director, who has now retired from film-making, founded the film.factory at the Sarajevo School for Science and Technology (Ssst) this year.  He announced his retirement from directing last year and now lives in Sarajevo.

Tarr made his directorial debut aged 22 with Family Nest (1977). Focussing on social issues with a documentary style he followed up with The Outsider (1981) and The Prefab People (1982).

His TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1982), which he filmed in just two shots, marked a new phase in his creative work. Damnation (1988) saw the beginning of a visual style for »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Sarajevo to honour Bela Tarr

16 August 2013 3:04 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Hungarian director Bela Tarr and Eurimages head Roberto Olla are to receive the honorary Heart of Sarajevo award at the 19th edition of the festival (Aug 16-24).

The award honours “an individual for exceptional contribution to the affirmation and development of South East European film industry”.

Announcing the honours, the Sarajevo Film Festival called Tarr “one of the most significant directors of our time”.

The director, who has now retired from film-making, founded the film.factory at the Sarajevo School for Science and Technology (Ssst) this year.  He announced his retirement from directing last year and now lives in Sarajevo.

Tarr made his directorial debut aged 22 with Family Nest (1977). Focussing on social issues with a documentary style he followed up with The Outsider (1981) and The Prefab People (1982).

His TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1982), which he filmed in just two shots, marked a new phase in his creative work. Damnation (1988) saw the beginning of a visual style for »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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