This new film series features work from Bosnia-Herzegovina, showcasing both classic films and more recent offerings of South Slavic cinema. The series is part of collaborative partnership among faculty at Saint Louis University, Fontbonne University, and the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
The series begins on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7 pm with a free screening of a digitally remastered copy of the film Walter Defends Sarajevo (Valter brani Sarajevo) on the campus of Saint Louis University in the Anheuser Busch Auditorium in the SLU School of Business (3674 Lindell Blvd). Admission is free but tickets are required.
The March 1 film program begins at 6 pm with complimentary Bosnian food. At 6:45 pm, Saint Louis University faculty member Zdenko Mandusic, Ph.D., a professor of Russian in the department of languages, literatures, and cultures at SLU and an authority on South Slavic cinema, will provide an introduction.