The Love Of Books: A Sarajevo Story

  |  60 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
The Love Of Books: A Sarajevo Story Film Poster


Premiere. Documentary telling the story of the attempt to save the contents of the Gazi Husrav-Beg library in Sarajevo, which came under heavy fire during the Bosnian war. The reference centre was founded in the 16th century and contained a collection of thousands of irreplaceable manuscripts. As the conflict escalated, its director and his colleagues risked their lives to smuggle the texts out of the city