2016 Fipa d’Or award winning documentary takes you deep into the daily life of sarajevan populations. A tale of horrors mixed with the urgency to live.

Sarajevo lived through the longest siege in modern history. “The Siege” is a film about those who lived through it, about the human experience of the besieged. Through Sarajevo to beyond, it is the story of a surrounded city, of a battle and resistance. It is also the universal story of civilization facing the worst ordeal of its existence, and the struggle for its survival. Sarajevo resisted and survived. “The Siege” describes a vertiginous descent into war.

Documentary written by Rémy Ourdan.
Directed by Rémy Ourdan and Patrick Chauvel.
Credit photo : Matej Leskovsek