Sarajevo

  • Hungary 2011: Film review, and more

    By on Aug. 7, 2012
    By Jasmina Hodzic Anthology: film by Béla Tarr, contributing pieces by András Jeles, Ágnes Kocsis, Ferenc Török, Simon Szabó, Márta Mészáros, Péter Forgács, László Siroki, György Pálfi, Bence Fliegauf, András Salamon, Miklós Jancsó. Hungary 2012, 75 minSometimes I feel like I am reading Kafka”, comments Hungarian art house film director Béla Tarr on the current political situation in his country.
  • Welcoming the Sarajevo Film Festival

    By on July 10, 2012
    By Jasmina Hodzic. Picture by Artur Krzykowiak. Between Angelina Jolie's visit in company of her children and half a million worth ring, between ovations to the actress of a popular soap opera Lara's choice, appearances on the red carpet and vibrant life at the streets of Sarajevo, takes place the eighteenth Sarajevo Film Festival.
  • stars of Sarajevo Film Festival 2012

    By on July 8, 2012
    Press and fans waiting at this year's Sarajevo film festival for the crème de la crème of Balkan and European cinema.
  • 20 years

    By on April 6, 2012
    By Maja Prelevic 20 years ago on this day, I learned __what fear is. __ Tonight, 20 years ago I will spend my fist night in the basement because the war is starting. 20 years ago I lost my childhood.
  • Missing link(s)

    By on March 28, 2012
    By Adis Hukanović In December 2010 the UN General Assembly designated March 24 as the International Day for the Right to Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. This year ICTJ like to mark the day by drawing the world's attention to the importance of the right to truth through a multimedia campaign titled "Can We Handle the Truth?
  • ZDENA PISKER: PAINTING WITH AN IRON INSTEAD OF A BRUSH

    By on Jan. 23, 2012
    Author: Merima Spahić Lidija Pisker have sent to us this article about Zdena Pisker, the only artist in Bosnia and Herzegovina who produces encaustic paintings, i.e. using an iron to produce her paintings. A few years ago, the sixty-year-old Zdena Pisker from Zenica read an article in a magazine claiming that using an iron to paint is a form of stress relief.
  • National Museum in Sarajevo close to closure

    By on Jan. 19, 2012
    by Saša Draganić “On Wednesday the 28th of December 2011, after almost 130 years of work, the National Museum will be closed.” is a phrase which is circling social networks during the past few hours. The National Museum is not just a building which serves for inquisitive tourists to take pictures or high schools to organize tours.
  • Christmas in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    By on Dec. 24, 2011

    The country is well known for host people from 3 different religious. What happens in a moment of an important celebration in Europe as is Christmas? Bosnia and Herzegovina is probably the most multicultural country in Europe with three big religions living inside of one country: Muslims, Orthodox and Catholics.

  • Our purpose for 2012

    By on Dec. 20, 2011
    By Cafe Babel Sarajevo. Photos by Jarret Blaustein Dear followers of Cafe Babel Sarajevo, We have a purpose for the year 2012: have our blog very active again. After some weeks of less activity, Cafe Babel has new volunteers to translate and to create articles, but we need more. Are you an active person and want to be part of our project? Then, write a mail to Sarajevo.cafebabel@gmail.
  • Cafe Babel Sarajevo -Dobro Dosli

    By on Oct. 27, 2011
    By Selma Podžić Dear babelians, now Cafe Babel has the blog in our local language. There you will read the posts written in B/C/S, as well as the translations of the posts from our blogs in other languages.