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Public administration
Saving the Tunnel that Saved Sarajevo

A lifeline into and out of a city under siege a decade ago, a tunnel beneath the Sarajevo airport forgotten by residents and snubbed by officials as a historical memorial, has nevertheless become an unlikely magnet for tourists.

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Foreign directors benefit from Bosnian film funds

As the Sarajevo Film Festival, which brings worldwide attention to the work of regional filmmakers, wound down this weekend, some BiH filmmakers were asking why most of this year”s limited funding from the Film Foundation went to Croatian directors.

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Bosnian filmmakers are without a film industry

A local film industry is still a dream to many Bosnian filmmakers. Many are asking if the government is doing enough to support the building of an industry that could be a major economic help to the country as well as a source of pride in its post-war future.

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Dreaming RS Movies

The usual divisive politics between BiH’s two entities has left Republika Srpska with practically no filmmaking at all, except for student films.

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A Generation Missing Culture

Reading about a country’s culture is a little like being told about the flavor of an apple without tasting it. But that’s all children in both BiH entities can do because their teachers are not taking them to see the other entity’s culture. Cultural education, like so much else in BiH, is still controlled by the heritage of political agendas from the war.

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Looking for Tourist Treasure in BiH Culture

From unexcavated buildings under the village of Mošunj to Sarajevo’s National Museum, economic opportunities are being overlooked from a heritage BiH citizens and their children are not even aware is slipping away forever.

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Losing Culture

Cultural monuments and institutions seem to be close to last on post-war BiH’s priority list. But before everyone lets the country’s heritage crumble away, here is an inventory of what is being lost.

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Cultural Institute to Lose Independence

The latest chapter in the long standing power struggle between the FBiH institute and a state level preservation commission over control of historical sites and national monuments. It looks like the state commission is winning.

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