DIDA – Feature documentary, 78 min, 2021
by Corina Schwingruber Ilić & Nikola Ilić


Fifteen years ago Nikola left Serbia to follow his heart to Switzerland. Since then his life is shared between two countries and three women: his mother, his grandmother and his wife. His mother has learning disabilities and has been dependent on the grandmother since ever. As grandmother is getting older, Belgrade is now calling Nikola back home.
A heartwarming Balkan documentary about a son who’s trying to step into grandmother shoes.




 > Golden Funnel Award (Development Award)    Ex Oriente 2016, Institute of documentary film, Prague
> Young Onion Award (Best First Feature Doc)    MakeDox Int. Film Festival 2021 (Macedonia)
> Jury Special Mention                                             BELDOCS – Int. Doc. Film Festival 2021 (Serbia)
 > GOLDEN DOVE (Audience Jury Award)             DOKleipzig Int. Film Festival 2021
> Zürcher Filmpreis (Best Feature Doc)                City of Zurich, Switzerland 2022
> Big Stamp (Winner Regional Competition)        ZagrebDox, Croatia 2022
> Best Documentary Award                                    SEEfest – Los Angeles, U.S 2022
> Audience Award                                                     Underhill Fest –  Montenegro,  2022
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