Directors: Tania Raouf & Hossein Jehani
Documentary, Color, 30 min.
Australia/Iraq 2010
Kurdish with English subtitles

"Underground Arts" is about Aram Ali, who is a painter, designer and photographer and has opened a gallery in the cellar of his house. There are a number of galleries in this city, but Aram's gallery is different from any of those. He opened this gallery when he was working as a guard 12 hours daily, in order to survive and feed his family.

Hossein Jehani / Director

"Underground Arts" handelt von Aram Ali. Er ist Maler, Designer und Fotograf und hat eine Galerie im Keller seines Hauses eröffnet. Es gibt eine Reihe von Galerien in dieser Stadt, aber Arams Galerie unterscheidet sich von allen anderen. Er eröffnete die Galerie, während er als Wächter täglich 12 Stunden arbeitete, um zu überleben und seine Familie zu ernähren.


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