Armand Assante Guest of the 19th Sarajevo Film Festival

It is our great pleasure to announce that the prominent American actor Armand Assante will be a guest of the 19th Sarajevo Film Festival.

The occasion for his visit is the screening of the short film THE FIX by Ante Novaković, a director of Croatian descent, as part of the New Currents Shorts programme. Also, the Sarajevo public will have the opportunity to meet Armand Assante at the !hej Open Air Cinema.

Assante has been nominated four times for the Golden Globe Award and has played character roles in films of all genres.

He began his career on the screen in 1974 with a supporting role in the film THE LORDS OF FLATBUSH.

In the past few decades, he has worked on hundreds of feature and TV films, as well as TV shows, thanks to first and foremost his talent, but also a characteristic look. He has also played numerous roles in the theatre, where he began his career.

In the 1970s and 1980s, he gave memorable performances in the films PARADISE ALLEY (1978), PRIVATE BENJAMIN (1980), I, THE JURY (1982) and BELIZAIRE THE CAJUN (1986), while in the 1990s and 2000s, his career blossomed fully.
 
Assante played exceptional roles in the films Q&A (1990), THE MAMBO KINGS (1992), HOFFA (1992), JUDGE DREDD (1995), ONE EYED KING (2001), CITIZEN VERDICT (2003), TWO FOR THE MONEY (2005), CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' (2007), DEAD MAN DOWN (2013) and many others.

In the past two years, he has been working on ESCORT SERVICE, FORSAKING ALL OTHERS, JEANS GENERATION, CARPET BOY, LANDLOCKED, ANGEL OF DEATH, FIRST LAW, BLOWTORCH, MONTEVIDEO, VIDIMO SE! ASSUMED KILLER, HUNTING THE PHANTOM, A FINE STEP and BLIND PASS which are all in the pre-production or post-production stages and which we will have the opportunity to watch in the future.

Armand Assante complete biography.