Text analyses three documentary features by Jasna Krajinovič (Saya and Mira: Lost Dreams?, Sisters, Damian’s Room) and deals with the question of cinematographic articulation of an individual’s traumatic experience. Explored are various possible ways of turning an image into a “reliable” witness of an unbearable experience of being either a victim or a perpetrator. On one hand we are thus dealing with an urgent problem of visual articulation of a relationship between the traumatic past event and the present recorded reality; on the other hand and no less urgent are the possibilities of representations of suffering that human kind can inflict on itself.

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