Sarajevska pivara d.d./JSC Exclusive Sponzor of Sarajevo Film Festival


Sarajevo, February 25th 2016 – Sarajevska pivara d.d. /JSC (Sarajevo Brewery) is a new exclusive sponsor of the Sarajevo Film Festival, and this cooperation was made official on Thursday through formal signing of the contract between the two companies.

In the presence of the employees of both companies, their partners and friends, as well as media representatives, the agreement was signed in the Meeting Point Cinema by Haris Kuskunović, general manager of the Sarajevska pivara d.d. /JSC and Mirsad Purivatra, director of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Thus, the Sarajevsko, the most famous brand of the Sarajevska pivara, became the first domestic beer brand, which is the sponsor of the Sarajevo Film Festival.

“For us, the exclusive sponsorship of the SFF represents a support to the projects that contributes to the life quality of the citizens and promotes our country abroad, given that it has been representing Sarajevo for years as a center of cultural events”, said Kuskunović. He added that the Sarajevska pivara supported more than 250 different cultural and sports events and socially responsible projects in the course of the past year.

In addition to the cooperation with the SFF, this company has expressed its commitment to the development of the BH Cinematography by supporting the film DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović, which has just won the Silver Bear Award at the Berlinale Film Festival, including the support provided to making three more films that are now in production phase.

“We are delighted that another local company joined the family of partners and sponsors of the Sarajevo Film Festival. Sarajevo is a true brand, while the Sarajevska pivara is a socially responsible company that has recognized the importance of support and development of the film industry, and of cultural projects in general. I believe that we are on the threshold of an exciting and successful cooperation that will be mutually beneficial, and which we will continue to develop in the future”, Purivatra said and emphasized that this cooperation would bring an added value to the quality of the Festival, and to the atmosphere for all the citizens of Sarajevo, and numerous guests and tourists who would visit our city during the Sarajevo Film Festival.

Following the signing ceremony in the Meeting Point caffe premises, there was a convenient gathering for many guests whose presence honored the formal act of cooperation between the Sarajevska pivara d.d./JSC and Sarajevo Film Festival.