The following films took part in the Yilmaz Güney Short Film Competition 2007
Short Film Competition Programme 11 (Thu 6 Dec 9:30)
Director: Behnam Safari
East Kurdistan (Iran) 2006 / 15m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
An elderly man suffering from Alzheimer's disease encounters a woman looking for an address. Whilst trying to find it, they meet a 9 year old girl also searching for an unknown address.
THE NIGHT OF BUTTERFLY'S BIRTH
Director: Sabah Abdulrahman
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2007 / 20m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
The story of a man and woman. The woman gets pregnant and the man refuses to take responsibility for the child. The woman tries to get rid of the child and leaves her outside on a rainy day. The man finds the child while passing by and finds himself at the centre of the problem.
IN SEARCH OF BELLOWING FACES
Director: Nihat Nuyan & Kamuran Çakğr
North Kurdistan (Turkey) 2007 / 17m / No Dialogue / PG
A man and two women work in the field collecting figs from the trees then return home in the evening and spend the night in deathly silence.
THE LAST SONG OF OUR NEIGHBOUR'S DAUGHTER BEFORE HER DREAMS WERE BURNED
Director: Mashallah Muhamadi
East Kurdistan (Iran) 2007 / 4m / Animation / no dialogue / PG
Director: Fathi Avaree
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2006 / 3m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
1991: as Kurds escape from the attacks of Saddam Hussein's regime, radio is very important to them.