A Day on the Drina
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    A Day on the Drina

    Jedan dan na Drini

    Directed by

    Bosnia and Herzegovina


    17 min

    • Bosnian

    Documentary, Short

    A long summer day on the river Drina. This may sound like a serene picnic – and it would be, hadn’t the river retreated to its riverbed... Summer 2010 looks so carefree in a hot Sarajevo. In the media ads call for volunteers who will help dig up human remains in the mud lake Perucac. The forensic team are racing with time. The Republic of Serbia threatens to let water through the dam and flood the lake again. And the witness of a terrible crime would again disappear under water...



    Ines Tanović
    Almir Đikoli
    Nijaz Kožljak
    Ines Tanovic

    Ines Tanovic

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Born in Sarajevo, Ines Tanovic is a graduate of the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Sarajevo. Since 1996 she has worked at Bosnian Television as an editor and director. She attended the Berlinale Talent Campus 2006 and her project DECISION was selected in Berlin Today Award 2011. She directed the Bosnian part of the long feature omnibus SOME OTHER STORIES. The Film has been invited on more than 40 world festivals and won six international prizes. In 2004, she was given a Hubert Ball Fund reward for the script ENTANGLEMENT. For her documentary project OUR EVERY DAY LIFE which was a part of CineLink market at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2010, she was rewarded with International Relations Arte Prize. Author of the documentaries EXHIBITION (2010), LIVING MONUMENT (2012), COAL MINE (2012), GHETTO 59 (2013) and A DAY ON THE DRINA (2011) which was rewarded with Big Stamp for Best Film in Regional Competition Program at ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival 2012. Her feature film OUR EVERYDAY LIFE screened at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2015. Her latest film THE SON (2019) opened the 25th edition of the festival in 2019.

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