ARTS, CULTURE

“The Spy Who Dumped Me” closes Sarajevo Film Festival

“The Spy Who Dumped Me” film by American director Susanna Fogel closed the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH) capital on Friday night.

Action comedy brings a story about Audrey and Morgan, two 30-year-olds living in Los Angeles. They unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows in their apartment with a team of assassins. They discover he is actually a spy, and continue the run throughout Europe from assassins.

SFF director Mirsad Purivatra said that number of movies, quests and sold tickets at the 24thSFF have exceeded all the previous festivals.

Revenue last year amounted to some 60 million BAM, Mr. Purivatra said, adding that this year, the figures will be much impressive.

Some 266 movies from 56 countries and regions were shown at the 24th edition of SFF, which lasted from Aug. 10 until Aug.17.
The 24th SFF has recorded more than 100,000 visitors, some 2,600 accredited guests and 700 accredited journalists from 30 countries.

The last festival day, Friday, was reserved for screenings of award-winning performances in all categories.
Launched in 1995, the SFF has become a major cultural event in the Balkan region.

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