The Wake

short fiction by Timur Makarevic

Bosnia and Herzegovina , 2008, Colour, HDV, 12ʼ.
Premiered at 14. Sarajevo Film Festival, Competition Shorts

Bdijenje poster


A late night. Solitude echoes through rooms which have seen better days. She has made her own decision, and it is now time to except his decision.

Director’s Biography

Timur Makarevic was born in 1976 in Jajce (B&H). Finished secondary art school and started studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo. Left studies after the war and started working at the Soros Centre for Contemporary Arts (SCCA) in Sarajevo, and still works there. Has had additional education in France and Italy. Has made several short films, art videos and many music videos. His documentary “Modern Bosnia” won the Best Student Film award in Belgrade in 2001.


2008 The Wake, short,
2007 What do I cnow, short,
2001 Moderna Bosna, doc.,
1997 Bespameti, video


Cast: Emina Kujundzic, Renato Foder
Production Design: Emina Kujundzic
Sound Design: Igor Camo
Screenplay: Emina Kujundzic, Renato Foder, Timur Makarevic
Editor: Timur Makarevic
Director: Timur Makarevic
Producer: Amra Baksic Camo
Production: SCCA/

Festival screenings:

  • Sarajevo Film Festival Competition Programme – Shorts