Filmmaker’s tale of surviving Sarajevo during Bosnian war – The Times

Photo by Jack Hill, The Times
Written by Helen Rumbelow and published in The Times nationwide.  Meeting Oggi Tomic, Cambridge and London based filmmaker, makes you wonder about what is ordinary and what is extraordinary. “I ­always wanted to be extraordinary, to be different,” he says of his boyhood. And here he is, in his nice flat in Cambridge with a ­lovely wife and a good job; shaking his head and saying, “Oh, my God” in mock despair when my request for decaf coffee has him rummaging in a cupboard. It is an ordinary scene in middle England. He is, however, exactly what he wanted to be: totally, staggeringly extraordinary. Read more

BBC: My Family, the Enemy

It was a pleasure to be invited by the BBC World Service and talk about ''Finding Family'' documentary.  From the BBC:  Oggi Tomic, Cambridge filmmaker and cameraman, was abandoned by his mother at birth and grew up in orphanages in Bosnia. He ended up in Sarajevo at the height of the siege of the early 1990s. Read more

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