Emir Kusturica
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"Emir Kusturica" is a Serbs/Serbian filmmaker, actor and musician. He has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as well as his projects in Andri?grad/town-building. He has twice won the Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival/Cannes (for When Father Was Away on Business and Underground (1995 film)/Underground), as well as being named Commander of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Since the mid-2000s, Kusturica's primary residence has been in Drvengrad, a town built for his film Life Is a Miracle, in the Mokra Gora region of Serbia. He had portions of the historic village reconstructed for the film. He is a member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republika Srpska since 9 November 2011.

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