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:
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)