Angelina Jolie honored at Sarajevo Film Festival - See video
07/08/2012 by Corinne Heller
Angelina Jolie received at special honor in Bosnia at the Sarajevo Film Festival over the weekend. The actress was named an honorary citizen by the city of Sarajevo in honor of her work for the film "In the Land of Blood and Honey." The film, which Jolie wrote and directed, is set during the 1992 Bosnian War, which ravaged the capital city of Sarajevo. It depicts a romance between a Bosnian woman and Serbian man during the Bosnia war in the 1990s. It stars actors Zana Marjanovic and Goran Kostic. Jolie does not appear in the film. "In the Land of Blood and Honey" was released last year. "This means so much to me. My heart is in this city," Jolie said when given her award, according to the BBC. "The time I spent and the people I met in Bosnia have changed me forever." The 37-year-old added, "I can't tell you how much it means to me to be named an honorary citizen of Sarajevo, a city so dear to my heart." Jolie was also reportedly spotted wearing her engagement ring from fiance Brad Pitt. The couple became engaged in April. Rumors of a romantic affair between Pitt and Jolie began to circulate in 2004, when they filmed the spy movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith," which saw them playing a married couple. Pitt divorced Jennifer Aniston, his first and only wife, in 2005. He and Jolie stepped out together publicly that year. The two are parents to three adopted children, Maddox, Pax and Zahara, and three biological children, Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne. "Brad designed the ring," the actor's manager said in a statement obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com on Friday, April 13. "It is a promise for the future and their kids are very happy. There's no [wedding] date set at this time." Check out Jolie's appearance at the festival below.
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