The curtailed filming plans come after rumors about the movie's reported storyline angered a group of women who were raped during the war in Bosnia heard that the movie was about a rape victim who falls in love with her rapist.
The group put pressure on city officials to withdraw Jolie's filming permit in October.
Although the rumors proved to be false, they still cast a shadow on the project.
The filming permits was reissued just three days after it was revoked, but Sarkic said Jolie decided to film some scene originally slated to be shot in Bosnia in Hungary instead.
The actress has exchanged letters with the women's group and has said she plans to meet with them when she arrives in Bosnia for her short visit.
Jolie's movie follows a Serb man and Bosnian Muslim woman who fall in love and get separated during the war.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.