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HEVI Screening News
2019 Tampere Film Festival
2018 29th Carthage Film Festival - Official competition.
2019 Qumra festival by Doha Film Institute.
2019 Haifa Independent Film Festival
2019 Les Nuits Med Film Festival Paris
2019 Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève (FIFOG)
HEVI won the FIFOG Silver Award !!
2019 Festival Cinéma Arabe Amsterdam
2019 Festival de Centre culturel de chateau de Goutelas
2019 Festival des Films Kurdes de Paris
2019 9th Kurdisches Filmfestival Berlin
2019 Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival
2019 Duhok International Film Festival
2019 Elia Short Film Festival
2019 Festival de Cinéma St Paul Trois Châteaux
2019 Festival International de Courts Métrages de la Côte Bleue
Festival des Films Kurdes de Paris on July 5 2019
Centre culturel de chateau de Goutelas on 22 Juin 2019
Festival Cinéma Arabe Amsterdam on 7&8 May 2019
Festival International du Film Oriental de Genève (FIFOG) on 30 April 2019
Les Nuits Med Film Festival Paris on 4 April 2019.
Haifa Independent Film Festival on 23 & 25 March 2019.
Qumra festival by Doha Film Institute on 14 March 2019.
Premiered at 29th Carthage Film Festival - Official competition November 2018.
Fiction I 20"00 I 2018
A short narrative film by Mohammad Shaikhow
Duration: 20 minutes / 20”40
Language of Film: Kurdish
Subtitles: English and French
Country of production: France, Syria, Qatar
Written and directed by: Mohammad Shaikhow
Co-writer: Ephrém Koreing
Cinematographers: Samuel Brien, Luca Russo
Editor: Adrien Pagotto
Cast : Wesen Isamail, Aziz Capkurt, Korkmaz Arslan
Supported by : Doha Film Institute, CinéBej, Niveau 5
A young Kurdish refugee couple meet a human smuggler to cross a border to a place of freedom.
Hévi and Walat, a young Kurdish refugee couple have arranged to meet a human smuggler to cross an undefined border to a place of freedom.
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Cinematographers: Samuel Brien, Luca Russo.
Sound Mixer: Stéphane Defossey
Boom Operator: Titouan Dumesnil
1st Assistant Director: Antoine Paolicchi
2st Assistant Director: Maruani Landa
Co-writers: Ephrém Koering, Samuel Brien
Casting director: Waly Gironi
Storyboard: Genjo Selwa
Music: Wesen Ismail a “Kurdish Lullaby”
Producer: Mohammad Shaikhow
producer associated: Sabah Haider
Assistant producers: Sirwan Rashid, Ahmed Shaikhow
Editor: Adrien Pagotto
Color grading: Dorian Lebeau
Sound designer: Stéphane Defossey
Sound mixing: Gabriel Mathé
Production manager: Luka Barrier
Assistant production: Nil Revel