EUROPA (2021)

75 min - Fiction
Synopsis:

A young Iraqi man enters Europe on foot through the border between Turkey and Bulgaria and succeeds to escape the pushback of Bulgarian border police. Through a seemingly interminable forest, he struggles to survive while being chased by Bulgarian migrant hunters. 

Director: Haider Rashid
Writer: Sonia Giannetto, Haider Rashid
Country: Iraq, Italy, USA
Production: Berta Film, Beyond Dreams Productions, Fair Play- The Italian Cinematographers, Ministero della Cultura, ODU Movies, Radical Plans.

Funds:

AFAC - The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Toscana Film Commission

Awards / Nominations:

The Beatrice Sartori Award - Cannes Film Festival


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