05.11. Tijan Sila: Radio Sarajevo, 4 p.m.

When the Bosnian war began in April 1992,Tijan Sila was only ten years old, but to this day he can still remember the smell of detonated explosives . While Sarajevo is in flames, he roams through the ruins of the bombed-out city and collects things left behind by the fugitives and the and the dead to trade for food on the black market. exchange them for food on the black market. This story is about how poets become murderers and murderers become heroes. It tells of people who were abruptly deprived of all humanity, and of the traces, that the war leaves in the brain of every survivor.

Moderation: Tatjana Vogel

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