An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

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<i>An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker.</i> 2013. Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia. Directed by Danis Tanović. Courtesy of The Match Factory. Pictured: Nazif Mujić, Senada Alimanović and Šemsa Mujic
  • An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

    2013. Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia. 71 min.

New York Premiere. Followed by a discussion with Danis Tanovic
Monday, February 17, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
  • An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

    2013. Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia. Directed by Danis Tanovic. Tanovic's latest film, set in a Roma community in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, is constructed from real-life events as remembered and reenacted by its subjects. When an iron picker's critically ill wife is refused medical treatment, their harrowing odyssey of survival provides a damning critique of the social conditions that trap them. 71 min.

In the Film exhibition

Image: An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker. 2013. Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia. Directed by Danis Tanović. Courtesy of The Match Factory. Pictured: Nazif Mujić, Senada Alimanović and Šemsa Mujic