Radio play for BBC Radio 4 Plays for Today: "An Intimate Tragedy" - co-writer
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(on beginnings): I used to write stories at school and the teacher would read them out in class. One day she put them in for a big competition and I won. I did a little book of cartoons in my room and then I was encouraged to make a film of it. The great thing about communism was that every town had to have a film club even if it was considered an empty good-for-nothing place. That's where me and...
His daughter Lily Dizdar
, is also an award-winning filmmaker.
He gave his daughter the name of his primary school literature teacher Ljilja (English version; Lily) who encouraged him to write, which led to winning his first award for best short story titled "History Hour".
Transforms outsiders into unlikely heroes.