The national Film Archive of
   Bosnia and Herzegovina
   Alipašina 19, Sarajevo 71 000
   tel/fax: ++0387 33 668 678
   tel: ++0387 33 223 398

    The whole industry, archive and display, is unified 1994 when the Parliament of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina brought the Law that establishes The National Film Archives of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Film materials and database of historical, artistic, cultural, educational, scientific importance principally films of B&H national collection and the significant fund of foreign film is researched, collected, archive


processed and safeguarded by its employees.

    Film collection of The National Film Archives consists of two parts: National collection of domestic action and documentary / short movies and film materials and collection of foreign action film of total length of 1.000.000 meters. Those are original materials of 40 domestic action films, audio copies of 1000 films amongst which first short film “Love in Sarajevo” filmed in 1936 by Nikola Drakulić and Edo Ljubić, as well as the film „The Treasure Digger of Blagaj” that was filmed in region of Mostar and Buna in 1919.

    National collection is enriched by film structure, synopsis, scenarios, books of shooting, dialogue and title lists, and especially precious are the photos from the films, working photos from preparations and shooting films, albums, catalogues, and complete fund of sticklers of all Bosnian and Herzegovinian films. The collection of foreign films is enriched with 5.553 different sticklers, also photos and catalogues, and great fund of 2.419 different film titles on VHS and DVD. This is what makes this collection so interesting.

    They issue its research and development, and professional works in own publications, books and magazines. They are successfully organizing seminars, public discussions, consultations, professional and scientific conferences and small film schools for youth education. Alongside regular film programs they show films with the goal of film culture spreading in other cities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Usage and presentation of construction is done with projections, exhibitions, using film library.


    There is a possibility of using films on VHS and DVD from film art history in educational, science and research purposes. Two very nice and technically equipped conference rooms can be used for seminars and other gatherings, performances etc. of the capacity for 50 or 100 places.
Contact number: 00387 33 668 678.