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Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)

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  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Bridges of Sarajevo'

    Thirteen directors respond to Sarajevo's position as nexus of conflict in the 20th century in "The Bridges of Sarajevo," a wildly uneven omnibus commissioned to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the...
  • 3rd act redeems Bosnian war tale 'Twice Born' ★★ 1/2

    3rd act redeems Bosnian war tale 'Twice Born' ★&#9733 1/2
    "Twice Born" is an old-fashioned war romance with all the sexing up and complications we expect in newer entries in this genre. Overlong, with stars who don't have a lot of chemistry, but packed with third-act surprises, this Bosnian war remembrance needs...
  • Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo

    Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo
    "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear" -- Nelson Mandela As I continue to travel across the world relying on the kindness of...
  • Book of the Month: 'The Book of My Lives' by Aleksander Hemon

    Book of the Month: 'The Book of My Lives' by Aleksander Hemon
    Aleksandar Hemon has been telling critically acclaimed stories for years, most notably, perhaps, in "The Lazarus Project," which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In his latest collection, "The Book...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'For Those Who Can Tell No Tales'

    Confronting years of denial, Bosnian helmer Jasmila Zbanic's brave drama "For Those Who Can Tell No Tales" commemorates the more than 3,000 Bosniaks murdered during ethnic cleansing in the Visegrad area in the 1990s, especially the women tortured in...
  • Georgia's 'In Bloom' Wins Top Prize at Sarajevo Fest

    LONDON -- Georgia-set coming-of-age drama "In Bloom" won Sarajevo Film Festival's the Heart of Sarajevo prize. The film follows two teen girls as their dreams are crushed by a violent and male-dominated society. The helming duo, Georgia's Nana...
  • Marija Pikic: International Star You Should Know

    CLAIM TO FAME Marija Pikic was a 21-year-old drama student with a few professional credits when helmer-writer Aida Begic chose her to star in "Children of Sarajevo." She won the actress kudo at last year's Sarajevo fest. 21ST-CENTURY BLUES Pikic, who...
  • Dance knows no boundaries

    Martha Graham once said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” Karen Peterson and Dancers bring this statement to life. Peterson is at the helm of a mixed-abilities dance troupe in Miami, which features dancers from the South Florida...
  • Angelina Jolie gets her film permit back in Bosnia [Updated]

     
    Angelina Jolie has gotten the green light again to film parts of her directorial debut in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The production's permit was pulled Wednesday by the country's culture minister, Gavrilo Grahovac, after a women's group objected to what it...
  • ISRAEL: Israeli citizen suspected of involvement in Bosnia war crimes arrested

     
    An Israeli citizen was arrested Tuesday in connection with a 1995 massacre in Bosnia, and Israel’s Justice Ministry launched extradition proceedings against him. A Sarajevo court issued a warrant for Alexandar Cvetkovic's arrest in April, stating that...
  • Angelina Jolie surprises Sarajevo Film Festival crowd

     
    Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt surprised the crowd at the Sarajevo Film Festival on Saturday. They walked the red carpet together before a tearful Angelina Jolie was given an honorary award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the film festival's closing night...