Director
Una Gunjak
Youth Screen

The Chicken / Una Gunjak

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realizes the animal is going to be killed to feed the family, she decides to save it and set it free, unaware of the high stakes such action will lead to. While trying to bring back the missing chicken, Selma’s mum becomes the target of a sniper. It’s Sarajevo, and the year is 1993.


Director:Una Gunjak
Script:Una Gunjak
Cinematography:Matthias Pilz
Editing:Anja Siemens
Sound:Sebastian Morsch, Raoul Brand
Music:Bernd Schurer
With:Iman Alibalić (Selma), Esma Alić (Azra), Mirela Lambić (the mother), Mario Knezović (the soldier)
World Sales:Salaud Morisset, Germany T. +49 1 5225 1923 36 festival@salaudmorisset.com www.salaudmorisset.com www.thechicken-shortfilm.com
Production Design:Ivana Škrabalo
Producer:Jelena Goldbach
Co-producers:Siniša Juričić
Production Country:Germany-Croatia
Format:HD Color
Duration:15'
Production Year:2014
Awards :
Jury Award:1st Place Live Action Short – Palm Springs FF 2014, USA
Best Director – Holly Shorts 2014, USA
Best Short (Heart of Sarajevo) – Sarajevo IFF 2014, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Best Short – Seoul International Youth FF 2014 – South Korea
Best European Short Film – European Film Awards 2014, Latvia
Screening Schedule
STAVROS TORNES:Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:00 | ID:662
STAVROS TORNES:Friday, November 13, 2015 - 11:00 | ID:762
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