»This street is constantly changing and it certainly will be changing further on. Streets like this are needed in the city, because they allow a change, people can try out different business ideas here, see if it works or not.«

A. Dika, architect, interview 2011

Duska Zagorac

Duska is an award-winning director currently developing her first feature (writer James Harris, producer Sarah Brocklehurst) with Triangle (Screen Yorkshire & Northern FM) and Creative England. In 2011, Duska shadowed her Guiding Lights mentor, director Oliver Parker, on JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN.

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Patria Mia – Nomad Direction

documentary by Duska Zagorac

>>I started off by making a film about the Chinese in Bosnia but in the process realized I was also making a film about the Bosnians in exile. At the same time, I found myself a mere observer of the new Bosnia, a society I no longer belonged to. So Patria Mia became almost like a letter to my lost country <<

Duska Zagorac, director

Here is the interview that I did with the director of the movie Patria Mia – Nomad Direction, Duska Zagorac, on transnational identities and Chinese community in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The movie Patria Mia was part of the project „Bosnia and Herzegovina: In Search for Lost Identity“. What does lost identity mean for you?

The idea behind this project was that each director would make a film that would interpret the theme in a very personal way. This meant that the twelve films that were made as part of this project were all very different.

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