A THOUSAND FIRES
France, Netherlands, Palestine, Switzerland 2021 – Director: Saeed Taji Farouky – Original language: Burmese – Subtitles: English
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.
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