The Siege: Survival of a Besieged City
In the early ‘90s, no one believed that war would hit Sarajevo or that the Yugoslav National Army could turn into an enemy of the city’s people. For centuries, Sarajevo had been a multicultural city with its mosques, synagogues, and Catholic and Orthodox churches.
Center for Nonviolent Action: Fighting a War of Memories
Daily life in Sarajevo is vastly different today than it was in the midst of the siege but whilst the city and the region now operate in relative peace, there are still people that remain deeply affected by the conflicts of the 1990s.
Kirsten Johnson: The Person Behind the Camera
Kirsten Johnson’s Cameraperson is a highly personal take on her experiences of shooting various documentaries around the world.
A Memorial for the Future: Reaffirming Mostar’s Commitment to Anti-Fascism
There are ongoing debates and discussions in Mostar surrounding the reconstruction and renovation of the Partisan Memorial Cemetery. Even though 72 years have passed since World War II, revisionism is still present on the territories of former Yugoslavia.
It Was Once Used to Kill, but Now It’s a Flowerpot
In Sarajevo’s Baščaršija (Old Town), some craft shops offer tourists unusual souvenirs – items from the war that could have served as reminders of a bloody and turbulent past in Bosnia and Herzegovina but have instead been transformed into something beautiful.
Jews, Tattoos and Taboos?
‘... your tattoo is a symbol of your bravery and courage to remain Jewish, despite the evils you had to endure.’