Film screening Europe on Screen 2019 - Of Fathers and Sons

Europe on Screen 2019 - Die Kinder des Kalifats © Courtesy of Europe on Screen 2019

19.04.2019 | 2.30 PM


Pusat Kebudayaan Jerman Jakarta
Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15
10350 Jakarta

Director: Talal Derki, colour, 99 min., 2017

April 19, 2019, 2.30 PM, GoetheHaus Jakarta
April 22, 2019, 5.15 PM, Erasmus Huis Exhibition Jakarta
April 27, 2019, 4.30 PM, Wisma Jerman Surabaya

The director of the film spends two years living with a radical Syrian family led by Abu Osama. By focusing on his two eldest sons, Osama and Ayman, this film captures the boys who were trained to be Jihadi fighters by their loving father.

talal derki

Talal Derki was born in Damascus and is based in Berlin since 2014. He studied film directing in Athens and worked as an assistant director for many feature film productions and was a director for different Arab TV programs between 2009 and 2011. Furthermore, he worked as a freelance cameraman for CNN and Thomson Reuters.