My Own Private War

Lidija Zelovic - 60'
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SYNOPSIS

How do you get to terms with your war history? And how can you ensure that your children don’t have to carry this burden? In this very personal documentary Lidija Zelovic tries to answer this question. Zelovic grew up in the Bosnian city Sarajevo, then still Yugoslavia, where the civil war of 1992 divided the population. In 1993, she fled to the Netherlands. As a war correspondent for the BBC and later as a filmmaker, she kept trying to get closer to the truth about war. What happens to a family long after the war is over? During the making of this film Zelovic finds that the real war is raging within people. Even inside herself. To try and leave the past behind and no longer feel like a refugee, Zelovic tries to identify the source of hostility…

CATEGORY

#refugee

CAST

DIRECTOR:
Lidija Zelovic
PRODUCER:
Margie Monfils
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Alexander Goekjian, Marinus Groothof, Lidija Zelovic, Tatjana Bozic
EDITOR:
Alexander Goekjian

INFORMATION

Country:
Netherlands
Year:
2015

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Duration:
60 min