New Venue and Dates Confirmed!

We are very excited to announce that our festival has found a new home at Northwestern University in Evanston! The Ryan Family Auditorium, located at 2145 Sheridan Road in Evanston, IL  60208will host the 2019 festival. Big thanks to our friend and supporter Peter Locke for helping us make the move. 

This year’s festival will take place October 11-12, 2019. Stay tuned for more information.

If you are a filmmaker who submitted work in the past year, expect to hear from our Program Director in the next few weeks.

Thank you all for your patience and we look forward to hosting you at our new home in the fall.

Changes Coming to Festival

We are excited to share that changes will be coming to the film festival. First, we are moving our festival to the fall. Second, a new venue will be announced soon.

Thanks to all the filmmakers who have submitted their films already. You will hear from us in the summer.

Stay tuned.


Now Taking Submissions for the 2018 Festival!

It’s that time of year again where we ask YOU, our fellow filmmakers, to submit your work for the 2018 Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film! Are you a Bosnian filmmaker? A film student interested in Bosnian film? A member of the worldwide diaspora who made a masterpiece? Or a foreigner who made a Bosnian film? We want to view your screener!

Please submit your work by March 2, 2018. Deadline for submissions has been extended to August 3, 2018. We will review and let you know if you made the cut during the month of March. To submit, go here:

We look forward to hearing from you!

— The CFBiH Volunteers