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The new film by Aida Begic to be called A Ballad

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- “My next project is set in a post-apocalyptic Bosnia and Herzegovina,” reveals the director at the Bergamo Film Meeting

The new film by Aida Begic to be called A Ballad
Director Aida Begić

The new film by Aida Begic will be entitled A Ballad. The Sarajevo-born filmmaker won the Cannes Critics’ Week in 2008 with her feature debut, Snow [+see also:
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, and snagged the Special Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section, again at Cannes, in 2012 with Children of Sarajevo [+see also:
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A Ballad is set in a post-apocalyptic Bosnia and Herzegovina. “It’s a love story, in which dreams and reality become intertwined,” the director revealed to Cineuropa at the Bergamo Film Meeting. The screenplay is finished, and the film will be co-produced by the director herself together with Film House Sarajevo and Les Films de l'Après-midi.

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(Translated from Italian)

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