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ZAGROS (Belgium)

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm

Kurdish shepherd Zagros is stunned to learn that his family has accused his wife of infidelity and that she has fled with their daughter.  Convinced of her innocence, Zagros leaves his family and joins his wife in the west.  While trying to adjust to a new life in a strange city, he begins doubting her.

Starring:  Feyyaz Duman, Halima Ilter, Daria Hachem Mohamed Gulli, Brader Musiki, Suat Usta

Director:  Sahim Omar Kalifa
Writers:  Sahim Omar Kalifa, Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem
Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  102 minutes
Distributor:  Global Screen
Country:  Belgium
Languages:  Kurdish|Dutch|Farsi w|English Subtitles
Rating N|R
Belgium, Gent International Film Festival; Sweden, Stockholm International Film Festival; Movies That Matter Festival, Netherlands; Edinburgh International Film Festival; UK

France, Annonay International Festival of First Films, Audience Award; Kurdistan, Duhok International Film Festival, Best Film; Belgium: Film Festival Oostende, Best Film, Best Screenplay; Ghent International Film Festival, Best Film; NY, Grand Prix Festival, Best Director, Writer

“Zagros paints the portrait of a man who, by yielding to the sirens of suspicion, rumours and family tradition, is also alienated by the degradation of women which his class seeks to perpetuate.”   Cineuropa

Official Website w|Trailer & Press Kit: http://www.flandersimage.com/browse-titles/detail/zagros



December 15, 2018
10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
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