#BPFF2022 YELLOW UMBRELLA
International Feature Film Competition

The films that will compete in the 8th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, which will be held in Izmir between 21 – 27 May, 2022 hosted by the Buca Municipality and supported by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, have been announced. Applications for competition and non-competition programs were made online and free of charge from the festival's official website between 20 December - 04 March 2022. The festival, which accepted applications from 16 Balkan countries, was met with great interest. A total of 614 applications were received, with 115 foreign feature films, 349 foreign short films, 21 domestic feature films and 129 domestic short films. As a result of the evaluation made by the six-member preliminary jury, the films that will compete in the International Feature Film Competition for the Yellow Umbrella Award at the 8th Balkan Panorama Film Festival have been determined:

THE LADDER

Original Title: SCARA
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 138 min
Country of Production: Romania
Genre: Drama
Language: Romanian
Subtitle: English / Turkish
Directed by: Vlad Paunescu
Cast: Eduard Trifa, Ana Maria, Guran Ioana, Crăciunescu Horatiu, Malaele Ioan, Andrei Ionescu, Dragoș Galgoțiu

26 May 2022 Time: 20.30 BUCA KÜLTÜR VE SANAT MERKEZI (PEMBE KÖŞK)

27 May 2022 Time: 16.00 TARIK AKAN GENÇLIK MERKEZI SALON 1


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ONLY HUMAN

Original Title: Homo
Production Year: 2021
Duration:  100 min.
Country of Production: North Macedonia
Genre: Drama
Language: Macedonian
Subtitle:  English/ Turkish
Directed by: Igor Ivanov
Cast: Aleksandar Matovski Cako, Natasha Petrovikj, Igor Angelov, Jordan Simonov, Maylinda Kosumovic, Sashko Kocev, Oliver Mitkovski, Sergej Dımovski

25 May 2022 Time: 20.30 BUCA KÜLTÜR VE SANAT MERKEZI (PEMBE KÖŞK)

26 May 2022 Time: 20.00 TARIK AKAN GENÇLIK MERKEZI SALON 1


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SO SHE DOESN’T LIVE

Original Title: Tako da ne ostane ziva
Production Year: 2021
Duration:  90 min
Country of Production: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Genre: Drama
Language: Bosnian
Subtitle:  English/ Turkish
Directed by: Faruk Loncarevic

Cast: Aida Bukva, Dino Sarija. Enes Kozlicic, Aleksandar Seksan, Faketa Salihbegovic, Mehmed Porca

23 May 2022 Time: 20.30 BUCA KÜLTÜR VE SANAT MERKEZI (PEMBE KÖŞK)

24 May 2022 Time: 20.00 TARIK AKAN GENÇLIK MERKEZI SALON 1


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PERFECT AS YOU ARE

Original Title: Így vagy tökéletes
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 105 min
Country of Production:  Hungary
Genre: Romantic comedy, Drama
Language: Hungarian
Subtitle: English / Turkish
Directed by: Péter Varsics
Cast: Ernő Fekete, Márta Béres, Dorottya Hais, Nóra Trokán, Tamás Lengyel

24 May 2022 Time: 20.30 BUCA KÜLTÜR VE SANAT MERKEZI (PEMBE KÖŞK)

25 May 2022 Time: 20.00 TARIK AKAN GENÇLIK MERKEZI SALON 1


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HEAVENS ABOVE

Original Title: Nebesa
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 122 min
Country of Production: Serbia
Genre: Black comedy
Language: Croatian
Subtitle: English / Turkish
Directed by: Srdjan Dragojevic
Cast: Goran Navojec, Bojan Navojec, Ksenija Marinkovic

22 May 2022 Time: 20.30 BUCA KÜLTÜR VE SANAT MERKEZI (PEMBE KÖŞK)

23 May 2022 Time: 20.00 TARIK AKAN GENÇLIK MERKEZI SALON 1


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