‘They Became Who They Are During the Siege’: Interview with Amra Bakšić Čamo, Co-Producer of Sympathy For The Devil
A new film, Sympathy for the Devil, will examine the experiences of the journalists reporting from the front-line in BiH. Balkan Diskurs sat down with co-producer Amra Bakšić Čamo to discuss the upcoming film and her experiences working in the Bosnian film industry.
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.
“Thus with A Kiss I Die”: Sarajevo’s Romeo and Juliet
‘Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Sarajevo, where we lay our scene…’
La Benevolencija
Of all the groups of individuals that have been recognized for their bravery and humanitarian actions during the siege of Sarajevo, perhaps the most effective and far-reaching organization was La Benevolencija.
Hugged By the Hills: Hope and Despair in Sarajevo
The siege of Sarajevo lasted 44 months. For 1425 days, Sarajevans were first under the occupation of the Yugoslav People’s Army, followed by the Army of Republika Srpska. In what would become the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare, independence, it seems, came at a cost.
Documenting Disaster: Perspectives on the Process and Purpose of Archiving War
On 29 June 2016, the fourth day of the 2016 WARM Festival, the WARM Foundation hosted a conference entitled ‘War Archives,’ which featured panelists directly involved in preserving documents that give testament to the lived experiences of war.