Quo Vadis, Aida?

'Quo Vadis, Aida?', 2020

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN 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?

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN 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?

Director

Jasmila Zbanic

Runtime

101 minutes

Type

Feature

Genre

Drama, Historical/Epic

Keywords

flashback, reference to black sabbath, deportation, childbirth, war, history, srebrenica genocide, united nations, bosnian war, translator, serbian army, woman giving birth, dutchbat, smoking marijuana, negotiation

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Quo Vadis, Aida?

Jasmila Zbanic, 2020

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Countries

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Turkey

Languages

Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, English, Serbian

Awards

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Winner

2020

BankGiro Loterij Audience Award

Rotterdam Award

Kino Pavasaris - Vilnius International Film Festival

Winner

2020

BEST FILM

Fipresci award 2021

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Aida is a translator for the UN 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.

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN 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?

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Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN 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?

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Aida is a translator for the UN 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.

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