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Film screening to show story of Bosnian family in Columbia

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 | 10:59 a.m. CDT

ST. LOUIS — A new documentary about a Bosnian family who moved to Missouri after surviving genocide in Europe will have a public screening this week in St. Louis.

The film, "Neither Here Nor There," will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fontbonne University Library. A panel discussion with the filmmakers will follow. Both events are free.

If you go

What: Screening of "Neither Here Nor There" followed by a discussion with the filmmakers

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Fontbonne University Library, 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis

Cost: Free



The documentary recounts the story of the Selimovic family, who resettled in Columbia after surviving the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica (suhr-bren-EETZ'-uh) in their home country.

The film explores the challenges of starting over in a new place while coping with trauma from the past.

 

 


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