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Academy Award-nominated Quo Vadis, Aida? is Directed by the Bosnian Filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic

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Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic's Quo Vadis, Aida? is up for an Academy Award in the International Feature Film category

Quo Vadis, Aida? is up for an Academy Award in the International Feature Film category. The fictionalized account of events leading up to the 1995 massacre of Muslims during the Yugoslav War was directed by the Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic, who was living in Vermont when the killings took place.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish reports on the impact working with an American theater group had on the director’s artistic development.

Jon Kalish