Quo vadis, Aida?
Jasmila Žbanić2020, 1 h 41 min
A touching drama following of one of the darkest chapters in modern European history – the Srebrenica massacre. The main character is a translator, an intermediary between confused sides, struggling to piece together the world on its way to annihilation. A standard male optics of war is substituted for a non-obvious female point of view of the protagonist and Bosnian director born in Sarajevo. The film subtly gets under the skin and breaks the heart into pieces with its well-thought-out structure, masterful directing and genius editing.
written by Jasmila Žbanić
director of photography Christine A. Maier
music Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz
production design Hannes Salat
costume design Małgorzata Karpiuk, Ellen Lens
edited by Jarosław Kamiński
casting by Narcisa Cvitanovic, Rebecca van Unen
cast Jasna Duričić, Boris Isaković, Raymond Thiry, Reinout Bussemaker, Johan Heldenbergh
produkcja / production: Deblokada, coop99 filmproduktion, Digital Cube, Indie Prod, N279, Razor Film, Extreme Emotions, Torden Film, TRT, ZDF Arte, ORF, BHRT
producers Barbara Albert, Damir Imbrahimovich, Nedzad Cerkez Beredza, Nicolas Eschbach, Mike Goodridge, Ewa Puszczyńska, Mirza Hamzic, Gerard Meixner, Cristian Nicolescu, Roman Paul, Ingunn Sundelin, Antonin Svoboda, Els Vandevorst, Eric Vogel, Bruno Wagner, Jasmila Žbanić
executive producers Nedzad Cerkez Beredza, Mike Goodridge
Short Film Competition