An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker


Film runs
Sun, Dec 29
Tue, Dec 31

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker
Danis Tanovic, 2013
Bosnia and Herzegovina/France/Slovenia | Bosnian with English subtitles | 75 minutes

Nazif barely makes ends meet as an iron picker to support his family. He searches daily for scrap metal while his partner, Senada, tends to their home and their two young daughters. A third baby is on the way. When Senada’s life is threatened by a miscarriage and she needs urgent care, the couple must confront the cruelty and callousness of contemporary society. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Silver Bear for Best Actor (Nazif Mujić) at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.

Series: For Your Consideration: Foreign Oscar Hopefuls

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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