War and the Power To Live Program supported by Red Cross
Una Gunjak/Germany, Croatia/14:57/Drama/2014
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.
Director : Una Gunjak
Una Gunjak is a Sarajevo born, London based director and editor. Her editing work has screened on at world's most prestigious festivals, including Cannes Film Festival. The BAFTA nominated “Good Night” won her Best Editing Award at the Colchester Film Festival. “The Chicken” was selected for Critic's Week at Cannes Film Festival 2014.
Cannes Film Festival Critics Week 2014
Palm Springs Film Festival 2014 (USA) Jury Award: 1st Place Live Action Short
Holly Shorts 2014 (USA) Best Director