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"Plum Preserves" is Jasmila Žbanić’s contribution to Leap into the City, the book by "relations."

About Jasmila Žbanić:

Jasmila Žbanić was born in Sarajevo in 1974. She studied film and stage direction at the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo and has worked as a puppeteer and clown in numerous performances in Sarajevo and abroad. She has written texts for the theater and short stories and has made her first films. She is founder and producer of the artists’ association Deblokada and the Theater of Good Nourishment. Her first documentary film, After, After (1997), was followed by, among others, the short film Love is . . . (1998); the documentary We Light the Night (1998), which received a number of prizes; Red Rubber Boots (2000); Images from a Corner (2003); and most recently the feature film Grbavica (2006), for which she won the Golden Bear at the 2006 Berlinale. Her short film The Birthday is one episode of the feature film Lost and Found, a production of Icon Film and "relations." In 2004 the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel presented a comprehensive exhibition of her work titled We Light the Night.