Now I Am Irena

by Jasmina Beširević

Academy of Dramatic Art Zagreb, Croatia


A young woman revisits a seemingly insignificant argument with her former husband during the time of her pregnancy. Using elements of psychodrama, she steps into the role of her past self and struggles to access buried emotions caused by his abusiveness.

Director's biography

Jasmina Beširević studies Film and TV Directing (Documentary Film) at the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. She was born in Zagreb and has lived and studied in Germany and U.S.A. She holds a B.S. in Ecology and an M.A. in Education.


Director: Jasmina Beširević

Screenplay: Jasmina Beširević

Cinematography: Magdalena Ptiček

Editing: Dora Slakoper


Original title: Sad sam ja Irena

Running time: 12'

Film type: Documentary

Country: Croatia

Completion date: 2021