The short video entitled “Why Bosnia and Herzegovina Can Be the Number One Tourist Destination in the World,” created by Robert Dacešin, won the award for the world’s best tourist film which will be presented on November 24th in Valencia by the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT). This is just one of the …
After 32 years, a historical gem was reborn. The International Documentary Film Festival in Tuzla was restarted this year under its traditional symbolism of the Miner and the color red, which pays tribute to the blood spilled by the working class in the building of the country.
Aida Gavrić’s debut film “The Colorless” was shown on October 14th as part of the Post-Conflict Research Center’s project and photo exhibition “The Love Tales.” The film is about children from ethnically mixed marriages who, stigmatized as ‘half-breeds,’ are consigned to a liminal space, in between world’s, given the ethno-nationalist character of Bosnian and Herzegovinian society.
There, behind the apartment blocks which once obscured the festival’s inaugural 1994 iteration from VRS snipers, we settled down for a special pre-screening of Jasmila Žbanić’s still unfinished documentary, Blum.
The documentary film “Kapija ‘95” premiered in Tuzla, where on the evening of May 25th, 1995, the Army of the Republika Srpska (VRS) fired a grenade into the center of the city, killing 71 young people and wounding 150 more. The film underscored compassion for the victims, persistence on the path of the truth, and the necessity of prosecuting those responsible for this terrible crime.
On the 27th anniversary of the crimes against Tuzla's youth, the Srebrenica Memorial Center premiered the film „Kapija '95“, produced by the Post-Conflict Research Center, the Srebrenica Memorial Center, and the British production company Pinch Media.