Original Title: Balanja
Iraq/ 2014/ 54 min  

Director: Ali Raheem
Producer: Mohammed Abubakr Ahmad
Production Company: Iraqi council Represenntatives
Cinematography: Ayman Alameri
Scriptwriter: Yasir Kareem
Editor: Mohanad Hayal
Music Composer:  Selective
Language: Kurdish, Arabic
Main Cast: Awder Osman, Bakr Hama Sadeeq, Hoshyary
National premiere

 

 

Synopsis
The film documents the suffering, and life-events of four heroes from Halabcha, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Each one from his area of knowledge. Houshyar, lost both of his legs, trying to remove landmines. Odear, is an artist, who narrate the stories of his town through his artworks. Bakr, the lawyer who struggles for the rights of his people. Kamil, the cultivated son of Halabcha, who wants publish a book about the history of the city.

Ev filim birîndarbûn û rûdanên jiyana çar qehremanên xelkê Helebçeya Herêma Kurdistanê vedigêrit. Her yek ji wan bi warê wî yê zanînê ve. Hişyarî herdu lingên xwe winda kirine û bizavê dikit deverê ji mînan pakij bikit. Odiyar hunermendeke ko bi berhemên xwe yên hunerî çîrokên bajarokê xwe vedigêrit. Bekirê parêzer jibo mafên gelê xwe dixebitit. Kamil, korê rewşenbîr ê Helebçeyê, ko dixwazit kitêbekê li ser dîroka bajarî biweşînit.


Director’s Biography
Ali Raheem is a Kurdish filmmaker. Raheem earned his Bachelor degree in Cinema from University of Baghdad, and he is currently working at the Iraqi Independent Film Centre.

Eliyê Rehîmî filimsazekê Kurde. Elî bawernameya Bekaliryosê bi sînemayê ji zanîngeha Bexdayê wergirtiye,
û niha li Navenda Îraqî ya Serbest a Filman dixebitit.

 

Filmography
2014 Balanja