2016 Film Presentations

The Siege

Directed by Rémy Ourdan, Patrick Chauvel

Sarajevo lived through the longest siege in modern history (1425 days). The Siege is a film about those who lived through it, about the human experience of the besieged. Through Sarajevo to beyond Sarajevo, it is the story of a surrounded city, of a battle and resistance. It is also the universal story of civilization facing a terrible challenge to its existence, of a struggle for its survival. Sarajevo resisted and survived. A siege is a unique phenomenon in a war: the entire city becomes the frontline, where fighters and civilians struggle and live together. The Siege describes a vertiginous descent into war.


Friday, April 15th, 1:20pm
Room 1201

Saturday, April 16th, 2:50pm
Room 1219

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