2017 Festival Dates Announced: 3/31-4/1

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1st. Because that is when we will blow your mind with the latest and greatest films from Bosnia, its diaspora, and beyond. All the extras (guests, special exhibitions, etc.) will be announced soon so make sure to stay in touch via our website or Facebook.


Submissions Are Now Closed

Thanks to all who submitted their films to the 12th annual Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian film. Submissions are now CLOSED. We will inform you whether your film made the cut in the next coming weeks. Also, look out for our program that will be posted on our website!

Check Out Our 2016 Program

We’re excited to announce our 2016 program for the 11th annual Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film. You can view it here: https://chicagobhfilm.org/program/

We’re also excited to have four filmmakers as part of the festival that will be available to answer your questions about their films and help you engage with their work on an intimate level.

Make sure to mark your calendars for April 8-10. And don’t forget about our reception Friday night and after party on Saturday night. We will have exhibits, food, local musicians and more!



Got Design Skills? Enter Our T-Shirt Contest!

Calling all graphic designers and illustrators:

The Chicago Festival of Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film is seeking a cool design for this year’s festival t-shirt. Submit your entry by March 5th, 2016 to dijana@chicagobhfilm.org and your art may be worn by hundreds of people in Chicago and beyond!


  • Use PMS colors
  • Convert all text to outlines
  • Resolution: 300 DPI
  • Use vector art if possible
  • Expand your strokes
  • Artwork should be created in actual size
  • Submit your design mocked up on a t-shirt in PDF form
  • Must include festival logo (right-click, save below)

Offensive designs will not be considered. Other than that, there are no rules for your creativity. Good luck!

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