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Friday, May 8 (Hörsaal/Auditorium 1072)
8 pm / 20 Uhr

 

RECORD
Director: Hawraz Mohammed
Narrative, Color, 14 min.
Kurdish Regional Government, Iraq 2014
Kurdish with English subtitles

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The film tells the story of the life of an elderly mother and father. They want to portray their life with a video camera to send the tape to their son, who lives a lonely life abroad... In the nineties, the majority of young Iraqi Kurds left their country because of civil war and poverty. The film's theme is based upon true stories.

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photo right: Director Hawraz Mohammed

 

Der Film erzählt die Geschichte des Lebens einer älteren Mutter und eines älteren Vaters. Sie wollen ihr Leben mit einer Videokamera porträtieren, um das Band ihrem Sohn zu schicken, der in der Einsamkeit im Ausland lebt... In den neunziger Jahren verließ die Mehrheit der jungen irakischen Kurden ihr Land wegen des Bürgerkriegs und Armut. Die Geschichte des Films basiert auf wahren Begebenheiten.

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