The War Show

 25th March | 06:30 PM

(venner i krig)(Docu/Denmark/Finland/Syria/2016/100mins) 
Dir. Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon

Synopsis: In March 2011, radio host Obaidah Zytoon and her circle of friends join the street protests against President Bashar al-Assad, as the Arab Spring reaches Syria. Knowing their country would be changed forever, this group of artists and activists begin filming their lives and the events around them. But as the regime’s violent response spirals the country into a bloody civil war, their hopes for a better future will be tested by violence, imprisonment and death. Obaidah leaves Damascus and journeys around the country, from her hometown of Zabadani, to the center of the rebellion in Homs, and to northern Syria where she witnesses the rise of extremism. A deeply personal road movie, the film captures the fate of Syria through the intimate lens of a small circle of friends.

    • Screenplay : Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah Zytoon
    • Producer : Miriam Nørgaard, Alaa Hassan
    • Cinematography : Obaidah Zytoon, Amr Kheito, Hisham Issa, Dana Bakdounes, Lars Skree, Wasim Anonymous, Tahani Burhan
    • Editing : Adam Nielsen, Colin Stetson
    • Sound : Olli Huhtanen
    • Awards : Göteborg International Film Festival 2017 – Dragon Award For Best Nordic Documentary | Geneve, Forum on Human Rights 2017 – Grand Jury Award| Murcia, Festival Internacional de Cine de Murcia 2017 – Best Feature Film | Bodil Filmmedarbejderforeningen 2017 – Best Danish Documentary
    • Festivals : Hamburg FilmFest GmbH 2017 | Sydney Film Festival 2017 | Malmö Nordisk Panorama 2017 | Dokufest Prizren 2017.
    • Age Limit : Suitable for 18 years and above

Entry Free: Passes available at the Programmes desk, Habitat World, IHC



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