Jasmila Žbanić

Jasmila Žbanić

Additional Names: Jasmila Zbanich (Schreibvariante)
Regie, Drehbuch, Produzent
*19.12.1974 Sarajevo, Bosnien und Herzegowina

Biography

Born in Sarajevo on 19.12.1974 where she attended the Academy of Performing Arts. In 1995 she worked as a puppeteer at the "Bread and Puppet" theatre in the USA. In 1997 she founded an artists’ association and later film production company named Deblokada, under the aegis of which she produced ten short films and documentaries as well as art videos that were shown to great acclaim at international festivals and museums, such as the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel in 2004. "Grbavica", her debut as a feature film director, won the Golden Berlin Bear in 2007.

Source: 60. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Catalogue)

Filmography

2016/2017 Men Don't Cry
Producer
 
2014 Love Island
Director, Screenplay
 
2011-2013 Für die, die nicht sprechen können
Director, Screenplay, Producer
 
2010 Was bleibt
Producer
 
2008-2010 Zwischen uns das Paradies
Director, Screenplay
 
2005/2006 Esmas Geheimnis - Grbavica
Director, Screenplay
 
2004/2005 Lost and Found
Director, Screenplay