GREAT FREEDOM wins three awards at Sarajevo

The Sarajevo Heart beats in favor of Great Freedom: The Cannes winner (Jury Award Un Certain Regard) directed by Sebastian Meise, produced by FreibeuterFilm returns from the 27th Sarajevo FF with no less than three awards in its pockets:

  • Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film
  • Heart of Sarajevo for Best Actor Georg Friedrich
  • CICAE Arthouse Cinema Award.

The CICAE jury stated the following: Sebastian Meise’s drama Great Freedom is a masterfully crafted story reminding us that love is never a crime. A touching perspective on a man's struggles within the postwar West German society, this film boasts excellent direction and interpretations.

The winning film receives CICAE support in terms of distribution, exhibition, and audience outreach, throughout a network of 3,000 cinemas.