Big Village

Beri Shalmashi / Lyangelo Vasquez

2020, 20 min.

Various

Spoken language: Kurdish, English

World premiere

In Studio A at Filmhuis Den Haag, you will find Big Village, an interactive story about the obliterated headquarters of an Iranian-Kurdish resistance movement, with memories of fighters and their children of the perilous times in the mountains.

In Big Village, filmmaker Beri Shalmashi and co-director Lyangelo Vasquez follow the trail to Gewredê, the place where Beri was taken by her parents as a baby and then fled from. The headquarters of a Kurdish movement feared by Iran in the 1980s, during their fight against the Ayatollahs. In the interactive documentary you walk through a reconstruction of the peshmerga camp in the middle of the mountains, illustrated by Suzan Hijink. At your own pace, you explore stories of former residents, about the most beautiful but most difficult days of their lives.

Saturday, March 21, 13.00hr to Saturday, March 28, 17.00hr
Studio A, Filmhuis Den Haag

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 Free entrance!

  Saturday 21 March 13hrs to
  Saturday 28 March 17hrs 
  Studio A, Filmhuis Den Haag