Friday Feb 12, 8 PM [Re-Run: Sunday Feb 21, 6 PM]

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D/DOP: Sara Fattahi, SY/LY 2015, 98 min., Arab OwEs – GP

Everyday life in Damascus. Three women share a small, dark apartment. Syrian director Sara Fattahi portrays her mother and grandmother, while the civil war places them under siege. A montage of intimate moments without any visible violence conveys a powerful and tender portrait of a society disintegrating day by day.

after the screening: 

Debate: POWER

In the face of political power and its violence, digital imagery is in an asymmetric position. It does, however, challenge power relations within cinema. To what aim and how?

Gäste: Fadi Abdelnour (Artistic Director of Alfilm Film Festival), Heba Amin (Artist/filmmaker), Jay Weissberg (Variety film critic and Artistic Director of Pordenone Silent Film Festival).

Moderator: Joseph Fahim (Woche der Kritik)