DON'T CRY FOR ME- SUSAN SONTAG IN SARAJEVO
Length: 72 minutes
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Film Category: Documentary
Cast & Credits
Director: Nihad Kreševljaković
Screenwriter: Nihad Kreševljaković
Producer: Sead Kreševljaković
The famous Susan Sontag's arrival in Sarajevo in 1993 is set on the backdrop of a besieged city, where she first staged the play Waiting for Godo. In an extremely simple documentary form, focusing on interviews with thirteen participants and witnesses of the play, this film presents an especially emotional account of life in Sarajevo under siege, in which the burst of life was ignited by Susan Sontag.
Nihad Kreševljaković was born on February 24th, 1973, in Sarajevo. Since the end of 2011, he works as the director of Sarajevo War Theatre. He used to work in International Theatre Festival MESS since 1994, as an executive producer since 2004. He graduated from the University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of History. Realizing the extreme importance of the siege of Sarajevo and the war, he documented events and daily life under the siege with his camera. This activity resulted in a video-library that holds over a 1000 hours of recorded materials, leading to formation of the local NGO Videoarchive. He is the author of a significant number of documentaries. Together with his twin brother Sead Kreševljaković, he is the editor of one of the most popular blogs in B&H, blog.blogger.ba The two brothers are also coauthors of the documentary film Do you remember Sarajevo? Since 2005 he also works as artistic director of Memory Module, a special program of International Theatre Festival MESS.