Los Angeles: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'In The Land Of Blood And Honey' is up for the 2012 Stanley Kramer prize.
     
The 36-year-old actress stepped behind the camera to write, co-produce and direct the movie about a romance between a Serb soldier and a Bosnian Muslim woman during the Bosnian Civil War in the 1990s.
     
The film has now won its first accolade, being named as the recipient of the Producers Guild of America's 2012 Stanley Kramer prize, as reported     

The award is given to films which successfully highlight "provocative social issues" and has previously been given to movies including 'I Am Sam’,'Hotel Rwanda', 'Milk' and 'Precious Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire'.
     
Producers Guild presidents Hawk Koch and Mark Gordon said in a joint statement, "In The Land Of Blood And Honey is an extraordinary film that portrays a complex love story set against the terrors of the Bosnian war, especially towards women".

(Agencies)