"Surviving means more than staying alive. "
As If I Am Not There is a story of a young woman from Sarajevo whose life is shattered the day a young soldier walks into her apartment. Stripped of everything she ever had and facing the constant threat of death, she struggles against all the hatred she sees around her. In a final act of courage or madness, she decides to make one last stand: to dare to be herself. And this simple act saves her life. It’s when she realises that surviving means more than staying alive that she has to make a decision that will change her life forever. As If I Am Not There is a modern war story that explores love, identity and the connections between us.