THE INFIDEL

Year: 2020
Length: 63 minutes
Language: Bosnian
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Film Category: Documentary


Cast & Credits

Director: Nejra Latić Hulusić, Dino Pečenković

Screenwriter: Nejra Latić Hulusić

Producer: Sabrina Begović-Ćorić

Executive Producer: Emina Daut

Cinematographer: Amel Đikoli

Editor: Nejra Latić Hulusić

Sound Design: Vanja Kurtovic, Adnan Mušanović

Music: Adnan Mušanović


Film Synopsis:

A young Bosnian, Dino, whose father moved his family from Bihać to a closed commune of the Islamic Wahhabi movement, is trying to rebuild his life after inadvertently giving a ride to a man who later perpetrated a terror attack on the American embassy in Sarajevo. After being accused of involvement in the attack and spending time in jail, Dino renounces his religion and returns to his hometown to start over. But, he struggles with rejection both from his community and his family, who now live in Syria.


Director's Biography

Nejra Latić Hulusić is a director and producer born, raised, and currently based in Sarajevo. Graduated from directing department of Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo. She is the founder and a member of HAVA SARAJEVO, where she directs and produces documentary and fiction films. As a director and a producer, she was awarded by BDC “Balkan discoveries 2011” workshop for the pitching of UNDERCOVERED (SFF, ZagrebDox, Cottbus FF...) project in development. Directed a documentary film HER CINEMA LOVE which has been screened on the most important documentary film festivals such as HOTDOCS, Visions du Reel, DOK Leipzig, ZagrebDOX, Dokufest...  

As a director Nejra Latić Hulusić is known for films SVJEDOK (2008), HER CINEMA LOVE (2011), INTO THE BLUE (2014), UNDERCOVERED (2017), and ĆAFIR (2020.). As an employee of national TV channel BHT1 she has directed documentaries FROM DARKNESS TO ETERNAL LIGHT, ČOVJEK JE ČOVJEKU VUČKO, MEMORIES ABOUT MEMORIES AND A ROAD TO REMEMBERANCE.  

Besides her directing works, she is writing articles weekly for “Lola”, magazine from Banja Luka, and Al Jazeera Balkans Blog.

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Screening Time:

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 

Followed by Q&A

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