Eloy Domínguez Serén (2018, 89 min)
With vitality, humor and unexpected situations, this film paints an unusual portrait of a group of young friends living in a refugee camp in the middle of the stony Saharan desert.
A minefield and the second largest military wall in the world separates this group of friends from their homeland that they have only heard about in their parent’s stories. They are called the Sahrawis and have been abandoned in this refugee camp in the middle of a stony desert ever since Morocco drove them out of Western Sahara forty years ago. Trapped somewhere in between life and death, Sidahmed, Zaara and Taher refuse to be bothered by it. They spend their days fixing cars that can’t really take them anywhere, fighting for political change without response and together they use the power of creativity and play to denounce the reality around them and expand beyond the borders of the camp.
Sreeening + debate : Saturday Octuber 19, 19:30 h.
Sweden, Norway, Germany. 2018, 89 min.
Directed by Eloy Domínguez Serén
Produced by David Herdies i Michael Krotkiewski
Co-produced by Kari-Anne Moe i Gudmundur Gunnarsson / Fuglene (NO), Heino Deckert / Ma.ja.de (DE)
Cast: Zaara Mohamed Saleh, Sidahmed Salek i Taher Mulay Zain
Cinematography: Eloy Domínguez Serén
Edition: Ana Pfaff, Eloy Domínguez Serén
Sound: Eloy Domínguez Serén
Sound design: Ted Krotkiewski i Thomas Jæger
With support from Swedish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute, SVT, DR, Aftenposten i Fritt Ord.
World Premiere at IDFA
Trailer de Hamada, by Eloy Domínguez Serén.
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