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Award-Winning Srebrenica Film Barred from Serbs’ Screens

The director of 'Quo Vadis, Aida?', Jasmila Zbanic, has seen her award-winning film and its cast targeted with threats, insults and hate speech over the past year, but she has not given up on her quest to get it shown in Serbia and Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity.

Bosnian Eurovision Songwriter Joins Ukraine Peace Song Project

Adi Mulahalilovic, the former pianist of the popular Yugoslav-era band Hari Mata Hari, has joined an initiative bringing together musicians from 50 countries to record an original composition in support of Ukraine.

2Cellos concert marks 30 years of Slovenia, Croatia UN membership

New York – Slovenia and Croatia marked the 30th anniversary of their UN membership in New York on Sunday with a concert by world-renowned Slovenian-Croatian duo 2Cellos, who thus started their farewell world tour.

The concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was also marked by expressions of solidarity with Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression.

Serbian President Gives Medal to Hollywood Star Johnny Depp

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday gave Hollywood star Johnny Depp a gold medal for "outstanding merits in public and cultural activities, especially in the field of film art and the promotion of the Republic of Serbia in the world".

"They chose me to defend the Serbs, not to show cowardice; Many find this irritating"

"I protect the interests of those who elected me, and the interest of the Republika Srpska and Serbian people is to implement the Dayton Peace Agreement and the letter of the Constitution of Annex 4 of the Dayton Agreement. I think that is legitimate," Dodik said being hosted on our television show Drugi ugao ("From another angle").

Sarajevo Exhibition Documents Perils of Wartime ‘Sniper Alley’

'Watch Out, Sniper', a multimedia exhibition documenting the wartime siege of the Bosnian capital through photographs, research into Hague Tribunal archive material, witness testimonies and 3D modelling, opens at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Thursday evening.

Belgrade’s ‘Serbian World’ Fantasies Jeopardise Balkan Cooperation

For their part, Marusic and Haddad are decidedly optimistic about the project's significance, writing: "Coming on the heels of the breakthrough Prespa agreement between North Macedonia and Greece, initiatives like Open Balkan signal that something important, and indeed healthy, is happening on the ground: Local leaders are taking ownership of their fate and showing creativity."

Wartime Tragedy and COVID-Era Comedy at Sarajevo Film Fest

Director Jasmila Zbanic's Oscar-nominated 'Quo Vadis, Aida?', about a Bosnian translator for the United Nations trying to save her family amid the violence and chaos of the Srebrenica genocide, is one of several films focusing on armed conflict that will be screened at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, which opens on Friday.

Ziga Divjak: Slovenia Is Complicit in Violent Pushbacks of Refugees

His team also visited Bosnia, seeing the tough situation on the ground and talking to migrants, listening to their points of view.

"The police and Interior Ministry are on TV every day, but these people never get a voice," the 29-year-old director states.

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Prominent Yugoslav-era Journalist Gordana Susa Dies

Prominent Serbian journalist Gordana Susa, who quit TV Belgrade in 1991 over its shift to uncritical support of Slobodan Milosevic and was a founding member of the Independent Journalists' Association of Serbia, NUNS, has died after a long illness, NUNS announced on Tuesday. She was 75 years old.

N1’s Slovenian news portal launched

Ljubljana – A news portal under the N1 brand was launched in Slovenia on Wednesday by United Media. The portal will be managed by Adria News, a company established for this purpose, which is headed by Katja Šeruga, who is also the editor-in-chief of the portal.

One of Slovenia’s bestselling books gets sequel

Ljubljana – Goran Vojnović has written a sequel to his bestselling debut novel Čefurji Raus! after 13 years. Đorđić se Vrača (Đorđić Returns) is no longer a story about Slovenians and immigrants from the former Yugoslavia and their children, but about a world that is disappearing.

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