Regional Competition

First Birthday After the Apocalypse

Farah Hasanbegović
Screening time  
14.06. / Monday, 17:00 - 19:00 MM Centar Ticket
18.06. / Friday, 17:00 - 19:00 Ticket

In her autobiographical documentary, director uses cartoon impressions, photographic memories, and the various stages of baking a cake to draw the viewer into her own stream of consciousness, and using images full of kindness, tenderness, and playfulness, she deals with the sadness that began during a children's birthday party many years ago. 

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Farah Hasanbegović

Farah Hasanbegović (1996) comes from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She graduated from the film.factory program, founded by Béla Tarr at the Sarajevo Film Academy. She is currently completing her master’s degree at DocNomads. Farah’s work explores feelings of isolation and nostalgia, and draws on a strong connection to her childhood to create whimsical personal films. First Birthday After the Apocalypse (2020) is her latest short documentary.

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First Birthday After the Apocalypse

Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2020, 6'

Directed by:
Farah Hasanbegović

Screenplay by:
Farah Hasanbegović

Cinematography:
Farah Hasanbegović

Edited by:
Farah Hasanbegović

Producer:
Farah Hasanbegović

Produced by:
DocNomads

Festivals & Awards:

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival 2020 – Short Joy Award for Best Documentary Short
DocLisboa 2020

Contact:

Farah Hasanbegović
E. farahhasanbegovich@gmail.com