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ESMA - still #1


US Premiere

Director: Alen Drljevic

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2007, 26 min

Shooting Format:DVCam

Festival Year:2008

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producer: Boro Kontic - Screenwriter: Seki Radoncic - Editor: Almir Kenovic - Sound: Predrag Doder

Sales:Maida Bevrnja, Production Assistant - Mediacentar Sarajevo, Kolodvorska 3, Sarajevo, 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina - T: +387 33 715 840


In 1995, during official negotiations inside a UN protected area in Zepa, the Bosnian Serb Army abducted Colonel Avdo Palic, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Army negotiator. As of then began the long search by his wife, Esma, for her missing husband.


About the director

Alen Drljevic was born in Sarajevo. In 1999 Alen enrolled at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo, with a major in directing. His graduation project, the short film PRVA PLATA (PAYCHECK), was nominated for a European Film Academy Award (EFA).

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