Bosnia in Focus

All those who did not have an opportunity to see the powerful documentary film "Crime and Punishment" by Maria Warsinski screened at the commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre recently held at the United Nations can see it at Columbia University in New York on Thursday, August 4th, 2005, starting at 7 p.m. "Back to Bosnia", a documentary by Sabina Vajraca and Alison Hanson, will also be shown. Film screenings will be preceeded by a multimedia presentation of photographs by Bosnian and international artists, whose work was inspired by and dedicated to Srebrenica massacre and its aftermath.

Where: Columbia University
Hamilton Hall, Room# 702
2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

When: Thursday, August 4th, 2005
7 p.m.-7:15 p.m: Multimedia photography presentation
7:15 p.m.– 8:10 p.m.: “Crime and Punishment” screening
8:15 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.: “Back to Bosnia” screening

7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.: Multimedia Presentation

Selection of photographs by young Bosnian and international artists,dedicated to Srebrenica massacre and its aftermath


7:15 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.: “Crime and Punishment” screening

"Crime and Punishment" a film by Maria F. Warsinski documenting the siege and aftermath in Srebrenica with chilling real-time footage and powerful interviews describing the journeys faced by survivors. With footage of some of the men who orchestrated the massacre, the film has been shown to the International War Crimes Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague.


8:15 p.m. – 9:25 p.m.: “Back to Bosnia” screening followed by Q&A with Sabina Vajraca and Alison Hanson

"Back to Bosnia" a film by director Sabina Vajraca and producer Alison Hanson detailing a family’s return to post-war Bosnia in order to reclaim its stolen property. While there, the family is confronted with the dissolution of their city and forced to examine the community they left behind.


The admission is free, but do come early as space is limited.

For more information please contact progam staff:

Almir Lucevic
Amra Turalic
Amra Djumisic
Damir Pozderac