Quo Vadis, Aida?
History Movie Night
December 7, 2021, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
RHPH 172 (Heine Pharmacy Bldg), Purdue University

Please be aware of Purdue's Protect Purdue COVID-19 policies for visitors. For this event the wearing of masks while inside Purdue buildings is required.

Attendees must RSVP to Dr. Tara Saunders (thsaunde@purdue.edu) by noon on 12/7.

Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is at the horizon for her family and people - rescue or death? Which move should she take?

Nominated for Best International Feature Film for 2021 Academy Awards

Historical context and brief post-film discussion will be led by Purdue History graduate students.

Roger Ebert review
NPR review