Emir Hadžihafizbegović (Bosnian pronunciation: [ˈemir ˈhaʤiˈhafizˌbegovitɕ]; born 20 August 1961) is a Bosnian actor. Often regarded as one of the best Bosnian actors, he has appeared in over fifty films including When Father Was Away on Business (1985), Remake (2003), Fuse (2003), Days and Hours (2004), The Border Post (2006), Grbavica (2006), Armin (2007), Death of a Man in the Balkans (2012), Vegetarian Cannibal (2012) and These Are the Rules (2014).Hadžihafizbegović is a member of the Party of Democratic Action (SDA). He served as Minister of Culture and Sports of Sarajevo Canton from 2007 to 2011, and since 5 October 2019, has been part of the Presidency of SDA.
Hadžihafizbegović's wife is Aida Hadžihafizbegović. Together they have two children: a son Edin (born 1990) and a daughter Amra (born 1994).In 2013, he received Croatian citizenship.
Hadžihafizbegović was born on 20 August 1961 in the city Tuzla, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, while it was a part of SFR Yugoslavia. His parents were Mustafa Hadžihafizbegović (born 1929) and Nizama Hadžihafizbegović. He has an older brother named Irfan.Originally an aspiring sports reporter, Hadžihafizbegović moved to Sarajevo and entered the Academy of Performing Arts in Sarajevo in 1982, receiving his diploma in 1986.
Movies & TV shows
Once Were Humans
He is an Italian who lives in the country. The Bosnian is a child refugee. Since his ex-wife Tanja and his son Luka want to become a family again, he continues to stay in Slovenia. When the bank won't...
Quo Vadis, Aida?
Bosnia in July 1995 Aida is a translator for the UN. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is looking for a place to stay. Aida has access to important information that she needs to in...
April 1992 A group of people gather around the death bed of their matriarch. She is not well, but the forecast of a family doctor that her death is a matter of minutes away is incorrect, so the waitin...
Arman is about to turn 18. He was adopted as a baby by Jasna and Senad, who were unable to have children of their own. However, four years after the adoption, Jasna gives birth to Dado. Throughout his...
Take Me Somewhere Nice
A teen raised in the Netherlands by her single mother travels to Bosnia to visit her father who has been admitted to a rural hospital. They traveled with her cousin and his best friend.
An action drama about an enthusiastic junior officer from the Hague War Tribunal in pursuit of justice.
1 Movie · 3 TV shows
In the early '90s, the Yugoslavian Government cancelled the autonomy of Kosovo, dissolved its Parliament and closed down the National Television. All institutional life was reorganized by the new auth...
Ne diraj mi mamu
Budimir and Zlatko are advocates for their partners. They have a family connection as well as being business partners. Budimir is living with his daughter Mia and his mother-in-law after marrying Zlat...
Sleepover at Hilmija's
The owner of a tavern in Sarajevo had to deal with a Nazi during the war. He is a coworker with Serbians, Croatians and Jews. That endangers his business as well as his safety.
Dobrodosli u Orient Express
Sarajevo hotelier Sudo and tourist worker Hoki are the main heroes. The series speaks about everyday life in Bosnia, and the action takes place in Orient Express, a hotel trying to save itself from ru...
Secrets from the Past
Ali, a young photographer who lives with his family, finds himself in an unusual and sad story in Bosnia and Herzegovina after a genetic disorder. Having never visited Bosnia, he will look for the tra...
Men Don't Cry
The armed conflicts of the 1990s not only visibly destroyed the land of the former Yugoslavia, but also left the deepest wounds in the memory of each of its belligerent nations. There are as many diff...
Zeko, a barber and ex-soldier suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, invites his brother Braco and his friend Švabo to Eid festivities. He intends to take advantage of the festive mood and ask...
Miran is an unconventional priest who prepares children for the ceremony of confirmation. One of them is Goran, an orphaned teenage boy who enjoys Miran's attention. One day, a new boy moves into the ...
Our Everyday Life
Family Susic lives everyday Bosnian story. Father Muhamed (63) is employed in a reputable company; mother Marija (60) is retired. Son Sasa (35), who spent the war in Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina, li...
The Boys from Marx and Engels Street
Stanko has to kill a man for the first time. Vojo has to have sex for the first time. The roads of the two brothers will cross the same day several times.
These Are the Rules
After their son has been beaten up in the street, parents find their world of false security collapsing and have to re-examine their lives and question everything into what they believed.
Children of the Sun
A story of family and loyalty, love and loss, betrayal and redemption. As the Mob destroys the life of a big family and leaves them on the verge of survival, a powerful, yet secret love, burns between...
At the end of the 1960s, the story takes place. This is the time of the collapse of the ideals of a more just and honorable life brought into prominence by students worldwide in the great rebellion in...
The true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia is the subject of a Serbian movie. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pai...
There is a block of flats in Fuzine. He quit playing basketball because his father is going to beat him up and because the sexy TV presenter doesn't notice him. Mirsad prefers to hang out in Austira r...
After years spent in Belgrade, Janko returns to his half-deserted village, the home of his widowed mother Milica. The latter sincerely hopes that Janko has come back for good; her son, however, has ot...
Death of a Man in the Balkans
A composer killed himself in his apartment. People who are unaware of the camera catching them are shown inappropriate behavior.
Danko Babic is an ambitious and amoral gynaecologist at Croatia's leading fertility clinic. When his colleague Bantic is appointed as head of the clinic, Babic starts a secret war to overthrow his riv...
An apotheosis of love and loyalty. A tale of lost happiness and dreams, fears and transience, supremacy of fate and laws of nature, gratitude and cruelty of nature, inability of man to change that and...
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Some Other Stories
The film was directed by women filmmakers from five former Yugoslav republics. An anguished painter has to decide whether or not to keep one of her unborn twins, diagnosed with Down syndrome. An expec...
It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovin...
War. A city under the siege. The truce has been recently signed, and the squad known as the 'Blacks', who used to do the dirty jobs, needs to be disbanded. Ivo, the squad commander who has lost three ...
Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, prejudices and m...
The story of Buick Riviera is told through the fates of two men, both Bosnian (ex Yugoslavian) emigrants, belonging to two different religious groups that fought for the city of Sarajevo during the Wa...
1993 was the worst year of war. A group of actors from Belgrade, utterly unaware of what they're setting themselves up for, embark on a search for quick earnings, on a tour around the Serbian Krajina....
The daily hardships of a war-scarred Bosnian village, where all that remains are widows and orphans, are painstakingly documented in this first feature from director Aida Begic. Snow offers insight ab...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
The film follows Ibro (Emir Hadžihafizbegović) and his son Armin (Armin Omerović), who travel from a small town in Bosnia to a film audition in Zagreb, hoping to land a part for Armin in a German film...
Crazy, Confused, Normal
The show's plot involves three generations of the same family living in Sarajevo. Izet is the oldest of the family. Damir is the son of Izet and Faruk.
It's Hard to Be Nice
Story about a forty-something Sarajevo taxi driver named Fudo (Sasa Petrovic) who decides to take control of his own destiny. Fudo doesn't earn much, so he supplements his income by offering tips to t...
The Border Post
At a small border-post on the Yugoslav-Albanian border, another generation of soldiers suffering the usual amount of boredom awaits the end of their service, counting days to the moment when they shou...
The Melon Route
The journey of a Chinese woman and her fellow countrymen as they travel in search of a better place to live, only to end up struggling for survival in the Balkans.
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
A woman and her daughter are stuck in the aftermath of the war.
First Class Thieves
A story involving a group of traveling actors who perform at an experimental prison where the thieves have first class comforts provided to them by a reformist warden. Ironically the troupe performs a...
A man earns his first paycheck by driving his motorcycle, for the pleasure of rich people, through a mine field in Bosnia.
Well Tempered Corpses
A few morticians bet on how many cold customers will come in that day. One of the corpses is unwilling to cooperate.
Days and Hours
Fuke visits his uncle Idriz and aunt Sabira to fix a broken boiler. He soon finds out there's a lot more that needs to be repaired. Idriz and Sabira aren't ready to accept the loss of their only son i...
This film follows father Ahmed and son Tarik Karaga during WWII and the Siege of Sarajevo.
Two years after the Bosnian civil war, a town that is slowly rebuilding itself must whip together a democracy. There is a chance that President Bill Clinton is going to visit.
Summer in the Golden Valley
At the traditional Muslim funeral service for his father Fikret Varupa, sixteen year old boy from Sarajevo, learns that his father owes money to Hamid, a man he does not even know. The debt is conside...
Be Damned, America
A three-part film. A released convict traces the people who were responsible for his imprisonment. A factory worker befriends a waiter in Belgrade. Pantic is a victim of a group of people who start pi...
Let's Make Love 3
Wealthy guy from Australia travels to his birthplace in Bosnia so he'd make a giant wedding with Yugoslavia's biggest star Lepa Brena. Although it's a Brena doppelganger, media rush to publish the sto...
Regular Trains Station
In the fifties, a young Belgrade teacher girl, after finishing her school, and by the Ministry of education order, arrives to a remote town to educate people. Unready and inexperienced, she fails in b...
Let's Make Love 2
Due to the holidays and the planning of the next tour, false news was spread that the notorious island Lepa Brena requested a special guest for the tour. The news will ruin the experience for potentia...
When Father Was Away on Business
The break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of confusing and dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. Mesha joined many arrested unfortunates because of a careless remark abou...
A married woman is trying to find a job so she can provide a better life for her son.