Narratives for Europe: Reading Room - Mirza Redzic

Made in War (Boomed in Peace): The Sarajevo Film Festival

“Why are you holding a film festival in the middle of a war?” International Press Correspondent from besieged Sarajevo (1993)

“Why are they holding a war in the middle of a film festival?”  Haris Pašović, Director of the Sarajevo film festival “Beyond the End of the World"

As the 20th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival opened its doors on 15 August 2014, we are featuring an essay by scholar and historian Mirza Redzic retracing the history of the festival as part of ECF's Narratives for Europe Reading Room. 

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Mirza Redzic (1976) is a scholar and historian from Sarajevo. 

Narratives for Europe Reading Room

We invite you to read the contributions from journalists, researchers, writers who are, as we, investigating and questioning European Narratives and their making in the present and the future.