This film is about Bosnian composer Nela Trifkovic who was granted refugee status in Australia after narrowly escaping her place of birth. As the camera follows Ms. Trifkovic and other anonymous travelers through the streets of Melbourne, Australia, questions and images of belonging and displacement are brought into focous through Ms. Trifkovic's personal story and her original music.
NELA, 30 minutes.
Direction, camera and editing by Wendy Woodson
Featuring Nela Trifkovic
Assistant editor: Daniel Keller
Music: Traditional Bosnian songs and original music by Nela Trifkovic
19th Annual Multi-Cultural Film Festival, Amherst MA, 2012
'We Speak Here' Film Festival, Culture Unplugged, 2012
Pravo Ljudski Human Rights Film Festival, Sarajevo, 2011
Amherst Cinema, 2010