BiH capital marks 50th anniversary of its cult WWII movie


SARAJEVO, Could 7 (Xinhua) — Bosnian capital Sarajevo made its cult WWII film Valter (Walter) Defends Sarajevo again to viewers by organizing a free screening in a drive-in film theatre on Friday, a transfer marking the fiftieth anniversary of this as soon as worldwide widespread film.

The Municipality Middle organized the screening on the car parking zone of the Kosevo soccer stadium as part of its annual Days of Youth celebration, which historically lasts from Could 2 to 9.

The film narrative follows Vladimir Peric Valter, a World Battle II iconic member of the anti-fascist resistance motion, taking over Nazi occupation forces in Sarajevo.

First screened in April 1972, the film has turn out to be one of the crucial watched films in historical past, and has been screened in additional than 40 nations the world over together with China, the place it was very fashionable within the Nineteen Seventies.

Given the worldwide recognition of the film, Sarajevo devoted a small museum to it. The museum was opened in April 2019, and has since turn out to be an necessary sight for Chinese language vacationers.


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