Films about Bosnia

As well as checking out the wonderful movies suggested below, don’t forget that we have a Remembering Srebrenica YouTube channel packed with fascinating documentaries and videos.

In the Land of Blood and Honey

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who’s now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

In the Shadow of War

Four young people as they struggle to survive a war that ended nearly 20 years ago. The physical conflict is over – but its psychological impact continues. Can they break the cycle of violence?

Twice Born

A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.

Pretty Village

Two young boys, Halil, a Muslim, and Milan, a Serb, have grown up together near a deserted tunnel linking the cities of Belgrade and Zagreb. They never dare go inside, as they believe an ogre resides there. Twelve years later, during the Bosnian civil war, Milan, who is trapped in the tunnel with his troop, and Halil, find themselves on opposing sides, heading toward confrontation.

Halima’s Path

In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.

No Man’s Land

Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1993 at the time of the heaviest fighting between the two warring sides. Two soldiers from opposing sides in the conflict, Nino and Ciki, become trapped in no man’s land, whilst a third soldier becomes a living booby trap.

A Cry from the Grave

Documentary about the fall of Srebrenica – for a large part consisting of original video material shot by people involved themselves.

Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo

A well-known Sarajevo story about Sarajevo’s Romeo and Juliet, Bosko and Admira. Two young people killed in the war who were trying to find a place for their love and their freedom.

Women Who Refuse to Die

Four women who lost fathers, brothers and sons in the massacre, as they look to the future despite the pain of their loss and the angst of trying to make sense of the past.

Miss Sarajevo

Bill Carter documentary produced from satellite linkups from Sarajevo to U2’s Zoo TV Tour concerts, giving the people of Sarajevo a chance to tell their story to the world.