16-year-old Nadzija is forced to the limits of her humanity in order to survive the Bosnian War. She is accompanied by Vesna, a widowed mother of an infant boy, as they attempt to reach a refugee camp together. The consequences of their actions continue to haunt them decades later.
Bosniak is a short film written, directed and produced by Film and Television Production (FMTV) Diploma program graduate Kejd Kuqo. Since the film's completion, it has been generating buzz on the festival circuit worldwide.
Bosniak is part of CBC's Reflection program, Canada’s longest running showcase of independent short film. Reflections has acquired films from now top filmmakers such as Atom Egoyan and David Cronenberg, as well as various Oscar nominees and winners.
Below is a list of all the festivals and awards Bosniak has had the pleasure of screening at.
|Air Canada On Route Film Festival||Playing on Air Canada Flights|
|Big River Film Festival||Savannah, Georgia||Best Student Film|
|Cannes Film Festival
Short Films Corner
|Concordia Film Festival||Concordia, Montreal|
|Festival Du Nouveau Cinema||Montreal|
|First Step Film Festival||Tirana, Albania|
|Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival
(Roving Eye Film Festival)
|Future of Film Showcase||Toronto, Ontario||People's Choice Award|
|HollyShorts Film Festival||Sherman Oaks, California|
|InShort Film Festival||Poland|
|Montreal World Film Festival||Montreal|
|Riverrun International Film
|Snowtown Film Festival||Watertown, New York||Best Foreign Film|
|South East European Film
|Los Angeles, California|
|Sunscreen Film Festival West||Hermosa Beach,
|Toronto International Short
|Toronto Youth Shorts||Toronto, Ontario||Industry Choice, Achievement in Film Directing- Fiction,
|Winchester Film Festival||Winchester, England|
|Worldfest - Houston||Houston, Texas||Remi Winner|
|Yale Film Festival||New Haven, Connecticut||