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Variables

School: USC – University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts

Director: Sabina Vajraca

filmmaker's profile

In the middle of the Bosnian War, a teenage math-wiz is given a way out of the bloodshed when his math club gets an invitation to compete at the 1995 International Math Olympiad in Canada. Inspired by true events.

Details

Duration: 23 min.

Country: United States of America (USA)

Language: Bosnian, English

Year: 2019

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Action, Adolescence, Army, Children, Death, human conduct, Human rights, Violence, War

Cast & Crew

Director: Sabina Vajraca

Producer: University of Southern California

Writer: Sabina Vajraca

Actors: Mira Furlan (Mrs. Medic) Haris Turcinhodzic (Nikola) Amila Kapetanovic (Senita) Leona Paraminski (Selma) Ena Catic (Ajla) Dzenan Nalbant (Serb Sniper) Goran Ivanovski (Cazim / Guard) Dzemil Hadziabdulahovic (older guard) Rachel Christianson (Nikola’s host mom) Alexandru Achindinov (Red Cross Aid Worker) Melissa Celivoc Dzenan Kapetanovic Sharbi Kezbal Caitlynn Richardson-Judy Annette Salsman Mak Samet Sam Smith Katerina Tana Laura Van Yck Jordan Vazcones Flo Walberg (Water Line Bosnians) Ailly Lorenzo (Sniper Alley Girl) Ray Rex (Sniper Alley Dad) Sara Alize Cross Erin KL Grelak Kurty Grelak (Math Olympiad Judges) Douglas Jay Merima Turcinhodzic (Math Olympiad Monitors) Trent Walker (Canadian Math Olympiad Coach) Sam Brandel Alexandra Lorenzo Lucan Alto Stargiotti Jaik Suri (Canadian Math Olympiad Team) Erika Maki (Chinese Math Olympiad Coach) Soo Min Joanna Cho Shawn Pan Alyssa Truong Luke Zhou (Chinese Math Olympiad Team) Joshua Sarlo (German Math Olympiad Coach) Julia Haus Takoda Vuskon-Haus Gigi Papasavvas Abby Suder Erica Wein (German Math Olympiad Team) Aishveryaa Nidhi (Indian Math Olympiad Coach) Areeta Asgharzadeh Nirvan Pathaik Ria G. Potharlanka (Indian Math Olympiad Team) Eduardo Rodrigo Diaz (Mexican Math Olympiad Coach) Samantha Gertz Sierra Martinez (Mexican Math Olympiad Team) Michael Miller (U.S.A. Math Olympiad Coach) Addie Gilette (U.S.A. Math Olympiad Team) Mia Alva Zeu Capua Sebastian Lopez Ria Potharlanka Lucan Alto Stargiotti Jaik Suri (Mathletes at the Pool) Vibhooti Potharlanka Aida Vajraca (Hotel Lobby Patrons) Casey Alcoser (Nikola’s host dad) Azra Isakovic (Senita’s host mom) Joshua Johnson (Senita’s host dad)

Festivals & Awards

2020

First Look

2019

Vail Film Festival

Sarajevo Film Festival

Festival Angaelica

Ojai Film Festival

2017

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