The Heart of Wood

  • October 22, 2017 / 16:00
  • October 25, 2017 / 19:00

Director: Namik Kabil
Bosnia & Herzegovina, 2016, 30', color
Bosnian with Turkish subtitles

 

Namık Kabil’s Heart of Wood documentary is about a man who makes the heart of wood and then he plays it. Ćamil Metiljević uses his two hands for hard manual labor, but also to make a magical music instrument and play it. Director Kabil was born in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where he studied medicine before the war broke out 1992. In 1993 Namik left the country and moved to Los Angeles where he studied film and become a member of the theatre group The Grace Players, where he worked as a director, writer and actor. He wrote a novel, Alone, and several award-winning screenplays: “Days and Hours”, “The Ruin”, and “The Last Day”. In 2007 his documentary “Interrogation” won “The Heart of Sarajevo” for Best Documentary at the Sarajevo Film Festival. His feature Nightguards had a world premiere in 2008 at the Venice Film Festival.

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