Documentary | Short | 12 min 10 sec
Emir Kamenica and his family were among the hundreds of thousands of refugees that fled Bosnia amid armed turmoil more than 20 years ago. Now living in Chicago, Emir revisits his memories, recounting the outbreak of the war and its profound effects on his family’s life.
About the Author
As a filmmaker, Carlos has concentrated on producing short fiction and documentary films, such as 2 Min: Confesiones de un Ególatra (Venezuela, 2010), Bluff (Venezuela, 2008) and Ride Fast Now (USA, 2015); as well as the webseries Guaguanpop Venezuela (2012). He has also worked extensively as an Editor, Assistant Editor, DIT and Post Production Supervisor for over 6 years, most recently in the film From Afar (Venezuela, 2015), winner of the Golden Lion at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival. Currently, he is an MFA in Documentary Media candidate at Northwestern University.
ProducersSofhia Doreste | Carlos Cova | Alan Leal
CinematographyCarlos Cova | Jessica Ynez Simmons
Sound MixingStephen Ptacek
Primary CastEmir Kamenica
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
Chicago International Film Festival | Chicago | United States | October 18, 2016 | US Premiere