Aida Begic

Films in our catalogue

SNOW

Snow does not fall to cover the hill, but for every beast to leave it’s trail.” Eastern Bosnia, 1997. Six women, a grandfather, four girls and a young boy live in war ravaged and isolated village of Slavno. Their families and friends had been killed and (...)

Children of Sarajevo

Rahima (23) and Nedim (14) are orphans of the Bosnian war. They live in Sarajevo, a transitional society that has lost its moral compass, including in the way it treats children of the people who were killed fighting for the freedom of their city. After (...)

Biography

Aida Begic was born in Sarajevo in 1976. She graduated directing at Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts in 2000. Her graduation film FIRST DEATH EXPERIENCE was presented at The Cinefondation Official Selection of 2001 Cannes Film Festival and won numerous awards at festivals worldwide. In 2003 she wrote and directed her second short film NORTH WENT MAD. Her debut feature film SNOW was shown at Cannes 2008 – Semaine de la critique and won the Grand Prix and numerous following awards all around the world. Aida Begić is teaching directing at The Sarajevo Academy of Performing Arts and has directed numerous documentaries, commercials, videos and promotional films. In 2009 she founded an independent production company FILM HOUSE. Her second feature film DJECA (Children of Sarajevo) is selected in UN CERTAIN REGARD – Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2012.