DIDA

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.

 

 

Awards

Golden Funnel Award, Ex Oriente 2016, institute of documentary film, Prague

Festivals

52. Visions du R?el Nyon, Burning Lights Competition, 2021

 

 

East Doc platform:

https://dokweb.net/database/films/synopsis/434aa9ca-af0f-4084-a5dc-88a2dc7308a3/dida