Of Fathers and Sons reż|dir Talal Derki | DE, SY, LB | 2017 | 98 min prod|pro Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme, Tobias Siebert, Hans Robert Eisenhauer zdj|ph Kahtan Hassoun muz|mus Karim Sebastian Elias mon|ed Anne Fabini dys|dis Autlook
Talal Derki returns to his homeland where he gains the trust of a radical Islamist family, sharing their daily life for over two years. His camera focuses on Osama and his younger brother Ayman, providing an extremely rare insight into what it means to grow up in an Islamic Caliphate.
2018 Sundance FF – Grand Jury Prize (World Cinema)
2018 Sarasota FF – Jury Prize Nomination for Best Documentary Feature
Talal Derki (1977), studied film directing in Athens and worked as an assistant director for many feature film productions , was also a director for different Arab TV programs between 2009 and 2011. Furthermore, he worked as a freelance cameraman for CNN and Thomson & Reuters. Talal Derkis short films and feature length documentaries received many festivals awards. His feature documentary “Return to Homs” has won the Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Grand Jury Prize in 2014.
2017 O ojcach i synach|Of Fathers and Sons
2013 Powrót do Homs |Return to Homs
2010 Hero of the Sea