Sarajevo Film Festival is honored to pay tribute to the director Atom Egoyan who will also receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo for his extraordinary contribution to the art of film.
With fifteen features and related projects, Atom Egoyan has won numerous prizes at international film festivals including the Grand Prix and International Critics Awards from the Cannes Film Festival, two Academy Award® nominations, and numerous other honours. His films have won twenty-five Genies – including three Best Film Awards – and a prize for Best International Film Adaptation from The Frankfurt Book Fair.
Egoyan’s films have been presented in numerous retrospectives across the world, including a complete career overview at the Pompidou Centre in Paris, followed by similar events at the Filmoteca Espagnol in Madrid, the Museum of The Moving Image in New York and the Royal Cinematek in Brussels.
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