Media Arts Program
 


Monday, November 13, 2006

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
CEC ArtsLink

IMAGES OF WAR, LIFE, & SURVIVAL: AN EVENING OF SHORT FILMS FROM BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Presented at:
Hallwalls

CEC ArtsLink Visiting Producer
Maja Hadziasmanovic presents:

Images of War, Life, & Survival: a Program of Short Films from Bosnia and Herzegovina

HOP, SKIP & JUMP (TROSKOK) Film by Srdjan Vuletic
A couple paired during the Olympic games in Sarajevo. Nine years later, they find themselves on opposing sides during the war.
THE END OF UNPLEASANT TIMES (KRAJ DOBA NEPRIJATNOSTI)
Film by Pjer Zalica
Zaim, an old man, lives abandoned and alone in the world and he wants to change his situation. He falls for his neighbour Munevera. Munevera, however, shows no interest at all. There is, however, someone who does.
PAYCHECK (PRVA PLATA) Film by Alen Drljevic
This is filmmaker's thesis film for graduation from the Academy for Performing Arts, Sarajevo. This is a portrait of life in Sarajevo today. In a country where the majority lives under the poverty line, it is quite easy to find men who are desperate enough to risk their lives for money.
41 Film by Slobodan Leman
After the war, two friends, Muslim and Serb, are together again, but in a very strange situation. Each year they buy one pair of new shoesƒ
10 MINUTES (10 MINUTA) Film by Ahmed Imamovic
Are everyone's 10 minutes the same? Compare yours to those of people caught up in a war. Year, 1994: Rome and Sarajevo. What very different things can happen in two different places within the same ten minutes?

 
 
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...