Original Title: Flickan som räddade mitt liv
Sweden, KRG/ 2016/ 79 min


Director: Hogir Hirori
Producer: Hogir Hirori
Production Company: Lolav Media
Cinematography: Hogir Hirori, Millat Hirori
Scriptwriter: Hogir Hirori
Editor: Hogir Hirori, Anders Eriksson, Bjorn Eriksson
Music Composer: Mohammed Zaki
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Souad, Hanifa, Besma, Wesila, Khalid, Tawrê, Harbia
Middle-East Premiere




 


Synopsis

In August 2014, Hogir Hirori leaves his pregnant wife in Sweden to go back to his homeland, Kurdistan, to document the stories of the IS victims. Just when he is about to board a helicopter to the Sinjar mountains, he finds an 11-year-old girl in pain among hundreds of thousands of people who are stuck without having access to food or water. He decides to stay and help her. Later he learns that the helicopter he should have been on, has crashed and that the little girl saved his life.

Di heyva heşt sala 2014 ê de, Hogir Hirorî xatira xwe ji hevjîna xwe ya dûgiyan dixwazît û ji Swêdê dihête Kurdistanê da çîrok û serhatiyên qurbanîyên hêrişên Daişê bike belgefilm. Demê ew xwe amade dike ku bi helîkopterekê biçî çiyayê Şingalê, di nav bi sedan hezar awareyan da yên ku bê xwarin û vexwarin mane, çavê wî bi kiçeka 11-salî ya ku ji ber êşê dinalî dikevî. Ew biryarê dide harîkariya wê bike. Paşî ew dizanî ku ew helîkopter ya ku da pê çîte çiyayê Şingalê ketiye xwarê û wê kiça biçûk jiyana wî rizgar kiriye.


Director’s Biography

Hogir Hirori was born in Duhok, Southern Kurdistan in 1980. In 1999 he fled to Sweden and now lives in Stockholm. He works as a freelancing photographer, editor and director.

Hogir Hirori di sala 1980 ê li Duhokê başûrê Kurdistanê ji dayik bûye. Ji sala 1999 ê wêre li welatê Swêdê dijî û wek wênegir, montêr û derhêner kar dike.


Filmography

2016 The Girl Who Saved My Life
2014 ISIS Offer (Victims of IS)
2007 Hewa Starkast I Sverige