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The Love of Books - A Sarajevo Story

Documentary which tells the story of a group of men and women who risked their lives to rescue a library - and preserve a nation's history - in the midst of the Bosnian war. Amid bullets and bombs and under fire from shells and snipers, this handful of passionate book-lovers safeguarded more than 10,000 unique, hand-written Islamic books and manuscripts - the most important texts held by Sarajevo's last surviving library.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Wed 19 Sep 2012 23:20


Role Contributor
Series EditorNick Fraser
DirectorSam Hobkinson