Quo vadis, Aida?
Bosnia, 11 July 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?
Production Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Netherlands, France, Poland, Norway, Germany, Romania, Turkey
Original Languages: Bosnian, English, Dutch
Duration: 103 min.
Directed and written by: Jasmila Žbanić
Produced by: Damir Ibrahimović, Jasmila Žbanić, Bruno Wagner, Barbara Albert, Antonin Svoboda, Cristian Nicolescu
Cinematography: Christine A. Maier
Editing: Jaroslaw Kaminski
Production Design: Hannes Salat
Costume Design: Malgorzata Karpiuk
Make-Up: Regina Breitfellner
Original Score: Antoni Lazarkiewicz
Cast: Jasna Đuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Raymond Thiry, Johan Heldenbergh, Boris Isaković, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Edita Malovčić
About the director
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, was sold to 40 territories and received nominations for European Film and Actress at the European Film Awards. ON THE PATH, Jasmila’s second feature film, premiered at the 2010 Berlinale, in the Competition section. The film had world-wide distribution in 25 territories, won numerous awards, and was nominated for European Actress at the European Film Awards. Jasmila’s films and video works have been displayed at dozens of art exhibitions world-wide 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 honours European artists whose work is judged to have a major cultural and social impact.