The Chicken

As a present for her 6th birthday, Selma gets a live chicken. When she realises the creature is going to be killed to feed the family she decides to set it free, unaware of the dangerous consequences such action will lead to... It is Sarajevo, year running 1993.



  • 18 Mar, 19:30
    Cine Jaguar
  • 19 Mar, 14:30
    Cine Jaguar


  • Cast
    Iman Alibalić, Esma Alić, Mirela Lambić, Mario Knezović
  • Screenplay
    Una Gunjak
  • Production
    Jelena Goldbach, Sinisa Juricic
  • Photography
    Matthias Pliz
  • Art
    Ivana Škrabalo
  • Soundtrack
    Bernd Schurer
  • Assembly
    Anja Siemens
  • Sound Editing
    Sebastian Morsch e Raoul Brand


  • Una Gunjak

    Una Gunjak

    Una Gunjak is a London-based director, editor and writer born on the 15th of July 1986 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. A passionate storyteller and a devoted worshiper of the moving image, she became acquainted with the film world after discovering the works of Bresson and Rossellini at the Malraux Centre in Sarajevo. From 2004 to 2008, she completed a BA in Film Studies at the University of Turin (Università degli Studi di Torino) and then went on to complete an MA in Editing at the National Film and Television School in the UK from 2008 to 2010. THE CHICKEN marks her debut as a filmmaker and had its official premiere at the 2014 edition of Cannes' Critics' Week.

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