The film is the testimony of the four young people from eastern Bosnia, who survived the genocide in Srebrenica. Being pupils and students now, they try to find the purpose and direction in their lives. The confessions of the characters go back to their childhood, which they spent in the besieged Srebrenica. Their memories are connected to the seemingly trivial events (searching for food, waiting for the humanitarian help, going to school, playing…), which under the given circumstances had totally different connotations. Through their everyday struggle for survival, on the one hand the tragedy of common people could be seen, and on the other Europe's and the World 's inertia and reluctance in solving that desperate situation.
Where I Can Be Myself
This film is a story about a twenty-year-old from eastern Bosnia who stands at the crossroads of life and the choice of opportunities. Should he build his life on the foundation of his broken childhood or should he lay new foundations in a new (foreign) environment? The answer to that question would make Edin’s life much easier. There are friends, family, memories, need on one side and a comfortable life, scholarship, foreign language, nostalgia on the other. Realising this, Edin moves to another country (Slovenia) where he starts a new life. Everything he expected to be hard abroad became even harder. Only abroad, Edin realises the other side of living in his native country. Seemingly, insignificant things become important. Edin is confronted with himself. The need for home, his mother and his homeland becomes increasingly greater.
Vlada Divljan, a musician and an artist, who in the early 1990''s, at the most agitated of times for the Balkans, left his native Belgrade and started his uncommon way of an (e)migrant. Like many other artists, he too lost his “cultural space”. Once the idol of his generation, abroad he grew into a mature creator of film music who still likes to return to the music stages in former Yugoslav countries. From a space and time distance, he critically uncovers his creative work, his country and the events imposed on him by an unpredictable destiny.
Munira is a unique story about the exceptional Bosnian woman. Her everyday modest life, full of love, is changed overnight and takes her to the new, unknown world, in which she - despite numerous obstacles - finds her way. Munira Subašić symbolizes ten thousand of women, who survived the genocide in Srebrenica and is the symbol of the rest of Bosnian women. The war took her to the world unprepared and unexpectedly. Striving for truth and justice, with the sincere wish and firm will, without any fears or doubts she became the first lady of the Balkans. She became the moral and real authority, the spontaneously chosen leader of the thousands. The Bosnian woman, the wife, the housewife, turned into a diplomat, president, representative.