Quo Vadis, Aida?

Director: Jasmila Žbanić
Bosnia-Herzegovina/Austria/Romania/Neth./Ger./
Poland/France/Norway/Turkey / 2020 / 103 min
In Bosnian, English, and Dutch with English subtitles

Intro by Žbanić, plus Q&A moderated by Mike Leigh

Last screened on Thu, Feb 25

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Bosnia, July 11, 1995. Aida is a translator for the United Nations in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes it over, 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 on the horizon for her family and people—rescue or death? Which move should she take?

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