In early1996. I got a part as a professional actress in a British film production "Welcome to Sarajevo" , by a film director Michael Winterbottom. I travelled from London to Sarajevo , capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina in June of 1996. , only a few months after the Siege of Sarajevo ended. I had my first camera with me, a basic camcorder, and with it I captured
a various visual aspects of my journey ,
as well as a fragments of filming the "Welcome to Sarajevo" feature film.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Vesna Orel Torre - born in Split , Croatia, in 1963.
A member of the Independent Acting Studio - Split, 1980.
Student of the Academy of Drama , Film and TV, in Zagreb (acting department) ,1981.- 1985.
A professional actress at the Croatian National Theatre in Split, Croatia , from 1980 - 1991.
Student of the Goldsmith's College ( media - film department) from 1991-1993.
Created various experimental Super 8 ,
Video Art and Independent Documentary films.