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Quo vadis, Aida ?

Jasmila Žbanić

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Fiction . 102' . Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, Turkey . 2020 . BS/EN/NL / ST : FR/NL/EN

Bosnia, July 11th 1995. Aida is a translator for the United Nations in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is at the horizon for her family and people — rescue or death? Which move should she take?

National Premiere

STARRING

Jasna Đuričić

Boris Isaković

Raymond Thiry

Juda Gosling

Teun Luijkx

Johan Heldenbergh

Reinout Bussemaker

Sol Vinken

WRITER & DIRECTOR

Jasmila Žbanić

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Christine A. Maier

SOUND

Igor Čamo

FILM EDITING

Jarosław Kamiński

MUSIC

Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz

PRODUCTION

Producers :

Deblokada (Bosnia)

Co Producers :

Coop99 Filmproduktion (Austria)

Digital Cube (Romania)

N279 (Netherlands)

Razor Film (Germany)

Extreme Emotions (Poland)

Indie Prod (France)

Torden Film (Norway)

Trt (Turkey)

Zdf Arte (Germany)

DISTRIBUTION

Cinéart

 

Jasmila Žbanić

JASMILA ZBANIC

Born in Sarajevo in 1974, Jasmila is a graduate of her native city’s Academy of Dramatic Arts, Theatre and Film Directing Department. Before filmmaking, she also worked as a puppeteer in the Vermont-based Bread and Puppet Theater and as a clown in a Lee Delong workshop. Her feature debut GRBAVICA won the 2006 Berlinale Golden Bear (as well as the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and the Peace Prize), the AFI (American Film Institute) Fest Grand Jury Prize, Grand Prix Odyssey of the European Council and was sold to 40 territories with great success. Nomination Best film and Best acress European Film Award. ON THE PATH, Jasmila’s second feature film, premiered at the 2010 Berlinale, in the Competition section. The film had worldwide distribution on 25 territories and won numerous awards including Filmkunstfestival Schwerin Award for Best Director, Golden Apricot IFF Yerevan – FIPRESCI Prize, Pula Film Festival 2010 – Golden Arena for Best Director, Nomination – European Film Award for Best Actress. Jasmila’s third feature, FOR THOSE WHO CAN TELL NO TALES, made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and won the 2013 Femme de Cinema Award at Les Arcs European Film Festival. LOVE ISLAND premiered at Locarno film festival Grand Palace and was screened at TV ARTE for more then half a million viewers. ONE DAY IN SARAJEVO experimental documentary had an international premiere at DOC LEIPZIG DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL and 30 more festivals worldwide. All her films were produced through Deblokada, an artists’ association that she founded. Jasmila’s films and video works have been displayed at dozens of art exhibitions worldwide such as Manifesta 3, the Istanbul Biennial, Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, New Museum in New York… She is the recipient of the 2014 KAIROS Prize which honors European artists whose work is judged to have a major cultural and social impact.

FILMOGRAPHY

2008 : PARTICIPATION (Short)

2010 : ON THE PATH

2012 : FOR THOSE WHO CAN TELL NO TALES

2014 : LOVE ISLAND

2015 : ONE DAY IN SARAJEVO (Doc)

2019 : AIRBORNE (Doc) 

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