Welcome to Sarajevo

  • January 19, 2017 / 19:00
  • January 24, 2017 / 19:00

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Stephen Dillane, Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei
UK, USA, 1997, 103’, color
English with Turkish subtitles

Michael Winterbottom’s Welcome to Sarajevo is based on the true story of the British war-reporter Michael Nicholson. Michael’s life changes after he and the American reporter Flynn make a report on an orphanage full of kids trying to survive near the front line in Sarajevo. Henderson chooses to get involved in these kids’ lives at the expense of risking his career and breaking the law. A dangerous journey of a war-reporter evolves into a hopeful journey of a child. Being filmed on location only a few months after the siege had ended and with the usage of actual news footage, the film provokes a true sense of authenticity.

Welcome to Sarajevo

Welcome to Sarajevo

Harrison’s Flowers

Harrison’s Flowers

Eastern Plays

Eastern Plays

Cirkus Columbia

Cirkus Columbia

In the Land of Blood and Honey

In the Land of Blood and Honey

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

Twice Born

Twice Born

Banat (The Journey)

Banat (The Journey)

King of the Belgians

King of the Belgians

Trailer

Welcome to Sarajevo

I Copy Therefore I Am

I Copy Therefore I Am

Suggesting alternative models for new social and economic systems, SUPERFLEX works appear before us as energy systems, beverages, sculptures, copies, hypnosis sessions, infrastructure, paintings, plant nurseries, contracts, or specifically designed public spaces.

Good News from the Skies

Good News from the Skies

Inspired by the exhibition And Now the Good News, which focusing on the relationship between mass media and art, we prepared horoscope readings based on the chapters of the exhibition. Using the popular astrological language inspired by the effects of the movements of celestial bodies on people, these readings with references to the works in the exhibition make fictional future predictions inspired by the horoscope columns that we read in the newspapers with the desire to receive good news about our day. 

Symbols

Symbols

Pera Museum’s Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brings together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.