Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. As the Serbian army takes over the city, her family is among the thousands seeking shelter in the UN camp. As a translator, Aida has access to important information that she needs to interpret. Her husband Nihad is the headmaster and they feel that their sons Hamdija and Sejo are at great risk of reprisals from the victorious Serbian army.