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Mijn vader, Nour en ik

Director: Wiam Al-Zabari
After filmmaker Wiam Al-Zabari fled Iraq with his family as a child and ended up in the Netherlands, they never talked about it anymore. Now he is a father himself and has many questions, in this film about passing on traumas.
Twenty years ago, filmmaker Wiam Al-Zabari fled Baghdad with his family. In the Netherlands, his father was already waiting for them. They have not said a word about it ever since. Now that Al-Zabari is a father himself, many questions come to his mind, in this documentary about transgenerational trauma. Why did they actually have to flee? And what influence did their flight and their arrival in the Netherlands have on the course of their lives? To find out, he breaks the silence for the first time and starts talking with his child and his family.

Credits

Production company
Witfilm
Een van de jongens
TV company
Evangelische Omroep (EO)
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Title: Mijn vader, Nour en ik
Year: 2023
Duration : 56 minutes
Category: Short documentary
Edition: NFF 2023

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Documentaire (2023)
Wiam Al-Zabari

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