On 29 June 2016, the War Art Reporting and Memory (WARM) Festival hosted the exhibition “Afghanistan: After Enduring Freedom” at the Java Gallery in downtown Sarajevo. The exhibition featured photographs captured by Andrew Quilty, an Australian freelance photographer currently based in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Children in a war zone are so vulnerable, but I also saw such an incredible degree of resilience and I decided I wanted to tell the stories of Syrian kids caught in this crisis in a really thoughtful, long-form way.
The film tells the story of how Malian musicians fought back against the Islamic extremists that banned their profession. Over a cup of coffee, Balkan Diskurs correspondent, Heidi Hald Christensen, had the opportunity to find out more about the mind behind the movie.
Nearly 30 years have passed since the Berlin wall was pulled down, a city was reunited, and a continent looked to a more hopeful future. Yet around the world walls and fences continue to divide people. "Walls", a film by Pablo Iraburu and Migueltxo Molina, follows the real-life stories of the people living on both sides of such barriers.
Belgian photo-journalist Laurent van der Stockt and French reporter Lucas Menget have jointly collaborated to create “Baghdad, Chronicle of an Immured City”, a film about the day to day experiences of social divisions in war-ridden Baghdad.
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.