The Chicken  
by Una Gunjak
15.00 Croatia

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises 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 shoot. It's Sarajevo, year running 1993.

Distribution & International Sales : Salaud Morisset.

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Una is a Sarajevo born, London based director and editor. In her previous lives she studied Film in at the University of Torino and Editing at the National Film and TV School in UK, where she graduted with an MA. Una's editing work was screened on the world's mostprestegious festival screens, from Cannes Cinefondation, to HotDocs and TIFF. The BAFTA nominted “Good Night” won her the Best Editing Award, at the Colchester Film Festival, awarded to her by Terry Rawlings. Una's short film “The Chicken” , a winner of the Robert Bosch Film Prize, is selected for the Critic's Week at the Cannes Film Festival 2014.


The Chicken” 2014 © ZAK Film Productions & Nukleus Film −“Can You Draw Me An Arrow?” 2009 © Toshiba Emea −“Synechdoche, Kodak” 2009 © NFTS −“Touch Me” 2008 '' © Una Gunjak