The following is a list of a few documentaries to aid in understanding the Bosnian War, genocide, and its outcomes. This is not an exhaustive list.

Al Jazeera

  • Chasing Mladic: the Hunt for the ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ (People & Power examines the story behind the hunt for Ratko Mladic, Europe’s most wanted man) 2011
  • Bosnia 1992: the Omarska Camp (Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Omarska concentration camp tell chilling personal stories of their incarceration and shocking treatment at the start of the Bosnian War.) 2017
  • Inside Story, Tensions Stirring in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Report on continued tensions between Republica Srpska and other Bosnian leaders 25 years after the war) 2021


Barry Stevens

  • Sector Sarajevo (A focus on the influence that Canadian peacekeepers had during the siege of Sarajevo. Potentially a biased look at the war from the perspective of a Canadian) 2013


  • Newsnight, The Butcher of Bosnia (As former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict on war crimes, Newsnight’s Mark Urban, in collaboration with BBC Our World, investigates his devastating legacy ) 2017
  • The War in Mostar, Bosnia (In this three-part series Allan and Peter give us a glimpse into the minds and thoughts of individuals who shared their experiences of the war ten years ago and try to discover how Bosnians have managed to deal with their traumas and cope with the continuing persistence of war inflicted memories, as well as the consequences of the conflict on their country. This documentary focuses on the Bosnian city of Mostar) 2005
  • Sarajevo Siege 1992-1996 (Reporting on the Siege of Sarajevo from. British Journalists, images and interviews from the conflict) 1993

BFBS (British Forces Broadcasting Service)

  • Forces TV, Bosnian War: How was the British Army Involved? (In this archive documentary, Forces News travelled through the main supply route from the Croatian Coast to the frontline town of Vitez in Bosnia. Produced by an arm of the British Armed Forces, so potentially biased in their facor) 2017

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

  • History Highlights: Introduction to the Bosnian Genocide ( Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education, introduces the Bosnian Genocide, which took place in the mid-1990s.) 2020

France 3, Point Du Jour

  • Christophe Talczewski, The Roots of War: Bloody (French documentary from the very beginning of the conflict analyzing the reasons for its beginning) 1992 Bosnia

Frontier Theater and Film Inc

  • Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War, directed by George Bogdanich (1999, New York, Frontier Theatre and Film, Inc. 2007). More focus on NATO and UN culpability

Holocaust Center for Humanity

  • Voices from Srebrenica: Survivor Narratives of the Bosnian Genocide (A virtual conference between representatives of the center and Hasan Hasanović, the head of the oral history team at the Srebrenica Memorial Center, and a survivor of the Srebrenica Genocide) 2022


  • Srebrenica: No Room for Denial: International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (The phenomenon of genocide denial is analyzed in Srebrenica) 2017
  • Crimes Before the ICTY: Central Bosnia (A film about some of the gravest crimes committed against civilians during the war from each side) 2014

National Geographic

  • Bosnian War: the Death of Yugoslavia (Milosevic’s assertions about his guilt during the war are contradicted by interviews from Serbian military personnel and political figures in Bosnia, an overview of the war is included as well) 2015

Passion River Films

  • Back to Bosnia, produced by Sabina Vajrača, and Ali Hanson (2005, United States: Passion River Films, 2010).