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by Jean-Gabriel Périot


The Siege of Sarajevo lasted from April 1992 to February 1996. Young men were called up to protect their city, a few of them chose to take along their cameras to face the violence they witnessed throughout those grueling 1,425 days. Now, 30 years later, they show us their films and share their wartime filming experiences and thoughts on cinema as a means of survival and resistance.

international title: Facing Darkness
original title: Facing Darkness
country: France, Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina
sales agent: The Party Film Sales
year: 2023
genre: documentary
directed by: Jean-Gabriel Périot
film run: 109'
release date: FR 7/02/2024
screenplay: Jean-Gabriel Périot
cinematography by: Amine Berrada, Amel Đikoli, Denis Gravouil, Augustin Losserand
film editing: Jean-Gabriel Périot
producer: Cécile Lestrade
production: Alter Ego Production, Alina Film Sarl, Pravo Ljudski

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