The following films took part in the Yilmaz GŁney Short Film Competition 2007
Short Film Competition Programme 4 (Sun 2 Dec 14:30)
Director: Soran Mardookhi
East Kurdistan (Iran) 2007 / 6m / No dialogue / PG
A taxi driver washes his cab in front of a house where a wake is taking place, diligently pouring lots of water over the car as to make it as spotless as possible. The sound of pouring water mixes with the Quran verses being played at the service.
MY BEAUTIFUL SON WILL BE THE KING
Director: Salem Salavati
East Kurdistan (Iran) 2007 / 9m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
The story of a rural family struggling to look after their crippled child.
Director: Zirek Mira
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2007 / 6m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
An abstract film about life continuing despite oppression.
Director: Rizgar Sideeq
South Kurdistan (Iraq) 2006/ 8m / Kurdish (Sorani) with English subtitles / PG
In order to survive, a poor family steals advertising banners from the market
Short Film Competition Programme 5 (Mon 3 Dec 11:00)
Director: Rosh Abdelfattah
Holland 2007 / 22m / Kurdish (Kurmanji) with English subtitles / PG
The filmmaker, a Syrian refugee, uses the once confusing daily sounds of Rotterdam, his temporary home, as a guide.