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
Saturday, April 16th, 2:50pm