Sisters Apart (Im Feuer)

Director: Daphne Charizani – Germany, Greece | 2020 | 93 min.
Northern California Premiere

Rojda is a young German soldier with Kurdish-Iraqi roots who has lived in Germany since childhood. She is now looking for her mother, Ferhat, in a Greek refugee camp. When the two finally find each other after so many years apart, they are overjoyed. But their happiness soon fades when Rojda learns that her sister, Dilan, is still in Iraq.

Official Selection: Berlinale (Perspective Deutsches Kino)

In English, German and Kurdish with English subtitles
Starring: Almila Bagriacik, Zübeyde Bulut, Maryam Boubani

Source: Berlin and Beyond Film Festival 2021.

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