16° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
Short Film Competition 1998

NOC JE, MI SVIJETLIMO

Let's Light up the Night
by Jasmila Sbanic
Country: Bosnia
Year: 1998
Duration: 14'


The 25-year-old twins Sead and Nihad are making a movie about themselves. The filming takes place in post-war Sarajevo, during the month of Ramadan.

"Sead and Nihad, the main characters of this film, survived the war in Bosnia. They now suffer from a post-traumatic syndrome: they take life with a strident sense of humour" (J. «banic).

Biography

film director

Jasmila Sbanic

Jasmila Sbanic (Sarajevo, 1974) studied at Sarajevo's Academy for Film and Theater, specializing in Cinematographic and Theatrical Directing. Her videos, Autobiography and After, After, have both won first prize at the Soros Center for contemporary art. Her short Ljubav je... won the Best Cinematography prize at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 1998.

FILMOGRAFIA

Autobiografija (Autobiography, video, 1995), Poslije poslije (After, after, video, 1997), Ljubav je... (Love Is..., cm, 1998), Noc je, mi svijetlimo (doc., cm, 1998).

Cast

& Credits

Director: Jasmila Sbanic.
Screenplay: Sead Kresevijakovic, Nihad Kresevijakovic, Jasmila «banic.
Director of photography: Christine A. Maier.
Sound: Mirsad Tukic, Gospava Sisic.
Music: Sikter.
Editor: Sofija Krvavac.
Cast and characters: Sead Kresevijakovic (Sead), Nihad Kresevijakovic (Nihad).
Producer: Damir Ibrahimovic, Esad Ibrahimovic, Jasmila «banic. Produzione e vendita all'estero: Deblokada Production, Kranscevica 43, 71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia e Herzegovina, tel. e fax +387-71-664403.
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