The first BOSIFEST was held from the 20th to the 30th of May, 2010. in the Dom Sindikat hall under the slogan "Invisible differences - visible similarities." That year were presented 55 films on the topic of life and work of people with disabilities, from 18 countries on three continents. First year, the "Portrait of Emotions" was awarded with the Grand Prix , by producer and director Slavomir Grunberg (USA). Plaque BOSIFEST for best director was given to the film "Drona And Me" (Netherlands) and a plaque for best screenplay, for "The Collector of Bedford Street" (USA). The Audience Award in the national category was given to Zoran Cvetkovic "Sorry I'm late," and in the international category of the film "Like a Butterfly, film director and writer: Ewa Piet. (Poland).
The second BOSIFEST was held from the 3rd to the 5th june, 2011. in Belgrade’s Dom omladine, under the slogan "Look, movement, life," which presented 30 films to the audience in competition and 25 works in revial part of program. The Selectors of the BOSIFEST, 2011. were Igor Turčinović, Momcilo Moma Mrdaković. The "Last Flight", directed by Yves Langlois (Canada) was awarded with the Grand Prix. Plaque BOSIFEST for the best director was given to the film "Rainman goes to Rockwiz" and a plaque for the best screenplay for the "Two perspectives" (BiH). The film "Barbarian" (Slovenia) was given the Audience Award.
The third BOSIFEST was held from the 21st to the23th May 2012 in Belgrade’s Dom omladine, under the slogan "Do not call me special," and selectors were Oleg Novković and Darijan Mihajlović. In the last year BOSIFEST 14 films were shown in competition and 17 in the review part of the program. The film "Necessary Games", directed by Sophie Hyde (Australia) was awarded with the Grand Prix. Plaque BOSIFEST for the best director was given to the "Step Up" (Canada), a plaque BOSIFEST for best screenplay movie was given to the "Flying Ann" (Netherlands).
The fourth Bosifest was held from the the 5nd to the 7th 2013 June at the Youth Center Belgrade.
The fifth Bosifest was held from the the 2nd to the 4th June at the Youth Center Belgrade.
Before we announce THREE OFFICIAL AWARDS FOR BOSIFEST 2014 -we would like to point attention to three films that we assigned AWARDS (SPECIAL MENTIONS):
To an extraordinary Indian cinema, of the author Shweta Ghosh, ACCSEX, who in a great way and with greatconfidence builds a story about notions of beauty, ideal body, sexuality ...
Domestic, Serbian film whose author is DjurdjijaRadivojević,FACA, for courage and emotional character who after the tragedy he lived strives even more towards fulfilling desires, happiness, flying.
And to an Israeli film Do you believe in Love, directed by Dan Wasserman.
The official AWARD FOR BEST SCREENPLAY goes to the Canadian film Just as I remember by Andrew Moir, for two parallel stories of the same disease shown extraordinarily - the first of its current dying hero, the father of three young children, and second story, their personal, about his childhood during his father's illness.
AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR EQUAL PARTS TWO FILMS:
SONOR German film, directed by Peter Levin - for a modern, impeccably photographed, filmed and directed tone film.
and the French film HAPPINESS ... PROMISED LAND directed by Laurent Hasse, due to the wonderful film means that shows main character's desire, a fulfilled one, to walk pass the whole France, from the Pyrenees to the sea in the north of Normandy.
Finally, AWARDS GRAND PRIX 5. BOSIFEST for the best film of the Festival is awarded to an outstanding Danish film director HelleWindeløv-Lidzelius - Balcony tales. In perfect film language, the author paints a sensuous look of a blind resident of Havana, from its terrace tohis afflicted city and locals. It’s a very good quality and mature documentary film image of Havana from a bird's perspective - almost equal to Venders approach to melancholy but also with optimism and atmosphere of this city and these people.
President, Milos Paramentic