Zuhur's Daughters (Germany 2021, 1h29m) by Laurentia Genske & Robin Humboldt
Co-presented with Inside Out, Toronto Arab Film & Hot Docs.
A personal and interpersonal documentary exploring family and gender roles and identities. After escaping the war in Syria, a family learns to negotiate their new lives in Germany. But when the siblings begin to explore their transgender identities within their newfound freedom, their parents push back hard as they cling to strict religious and cultural traditions.
VIKTOR DOK.deutsch Award Dokfest Munich 2021
"Full of small moments of happiness and disappointment. And it casually shows how diverse our society has become." - KINO-ZEIT
Part of the Goethe-Institut focus on German film