Documentary Film, AT 2017, Farbe, 80 min., OmeU
Director, Script: Ervin Tahirović
Camera: David Lindinger
Editor: Roland Stöttinger
Producers: Florian Brüning, Thomas Herberth
When Ervin Tahirović dreams of Foča, then in his mind’s eye, he sees images of a city that no longer exists — and meets relatives who no longer live there. After more than twenty years, the filmmaker travels back to his lost homeland, from which he had to flee as a child during the Bosnian War. Heimweh traces the bewildering state of flight and in doing so, tells of the processing of a personal history — a process that is inherent to the film itself.