Scottish-Bosnian filmmaker, and Screen Academy, ECA Film & TV MA graduate, Samir Mehanovic has won the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) Special Jury Award for mid-length documentary. Samir’s film, The Fog of Srebrenica, is about the genocide in the ‘safe haven’ of Srebrenica in 1995 when 8,372 Bosnian men and boys were killed in one week. He dedicated the award to its victims. Congratulations Samir!
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the largest and most prestigious festival of its kind.
For further info please see the ECA website: http://www.eca.ed.ac.uk/school-of-design/news-events/idfa-special-jury-award-for-eca-graduate-samir-mehanovic