Q&A | Zanyar Adami | The Guerrilla Son (2021)

  • Q&A
  • 16min

Global Kurdish Film Festival Q&A with Director Zanyar Adami, moderated by Ferhan Sterk.

The Guerilla Son Synopsis:

During all these years the memories of war have haunted them, but the history has been buried and nobody has broken the silence. Not until now, when son decides to confront his father about their past.

A guerilla fighter sends his five-year-old son to Sweden from the war in Kurdistan. 23 years later the son is to become a father himself. During all these years the memories of war have haunted them, but the history has been buried and nobody has broken the silence. Not until now, when son decides to confront his father about their past.

Zanyar Adami Director Biography:

Zanyar Adami is a Swedish-Kurdish screenwriter and director born in 1981, in East Kurdistan. Zanyar is the founder of the award-winning magazine Gringo, and has worked as a journalist, lecturer, and entrepreneur before he became a filmmaker. Zanyar’s feature debut, The Guerilla Son, has been screened by numerous broadcasters and festivals, winning several prizes. He has also written and directed several short films such as Krigsduvor, Senses, and Anoyma. He is currently developing his feature film The Lioness.

Language

English