A THOUSAND FIRES

Frankreich, Schweiz, Niederlande, Palästina 2021 – Director: Saeed Taji Farouky – Original language:

Black boreholes and green gardens – a family in Myanmar barely manages to sustain itself with these two natural resources. They have high hopes but letting go is difficult. Against the constant rattle of the generators, an intimate portrait is drawn of a married couple that hopes for a better future for their children and children’s children. Anna Magdalena Hofer

We present the German premiere of the film.

 

Writer: Saeed Taji Farouky. Camera: Saeed Taji Farouky. Sound: Saeed Taji Farouky. Editing: Catherine Rascon. Music: Fatima Dunn. Production: Les Films du Balibari. Producer: Estelle Robin You. Length: 90 min. International Sales: Square Eyes.

No youth rating

 

Saeed Taji Farouky

Saeed Taji Farouky is a Palestinian-British filmmaker whose work tells intimate stories of conflict, exile, human rights and colonialism. In 2015, he won the Panorama Audience Award  at the Berlinale as well as the Amnesty Human Rights Award.

Filmography

STRANGE CITIES ARE FAMILIAR, UK 2019, 21 min.
TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR, UK 2015, 84 min.
THERE WILL BE SOME WHO WILL NOT FEAR EVEN THAT VOID, NO 2013, 54 min.

 

DOK.panorama

DOK.panorama shows documentary film discoveries from all over the world mapping the diversity and current trends of documentary storytelling.

 

 

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#We are Family: Where do I belong? #In the Close-up: Nature & Climate Change #Asia #Working World in Upheaval

DOK.panorama 2022
  • Friday
    05/06/22
    20:30
    Neues Rottmann
    Original with English subtitles
  • Wednesday
    05/11/22
    21:30
    Deutsches Theater Silbersaal
    Original with English subtitles, Q&A with Saeed Taji Farouky (director)