For the past three years, Mij Film Company has been organized film workshops to teach children who are interested in Cinema from different refugee camps in Iraq how to make their own movies and narrate their lives stories to the world.
Retrospective guest Bahman Ghobadi is a pioneering Kurdish filmmaker, who uses his films to raise awareness of the difficult predicament of his people and gleans mesmerizing stories from his rugged homeland. Ghobadi was born in the Kurdish part of Northern Iran 1969 near the Iraqi border.
22.02.2016Life on the Border- Berlinale
It iIt is easy to foresee that in years to come the refugee crisis will not be defining this decade. So enormous has it now become, not just in the Mediterranean but also throughout the Middle East, that this great movement of people, displaced by heinous acts of terror and the surrounding civil wars, has irreversibly changed the shape of the modern world.