Zagros: Q&A with director Sahim Omar Kalifa


Language: Engels

We speak with director Sahim Omar Kalifa about cultural conflict and clashing values, changing male-female relationships, Kurdistan and his film Zagros.

Sahim Omar Kalifa immigrated to Belgium when he was 20 years old and studied film at the Sint-Lukas Film school in Brussels. In 2010 he went to Irak to create his first short film Land of the Heroes, which won a jury prize at the Berlinale. His next shorts Baghdad Messi and Bad Hunter both won several prizes and were shortlisted for the Oscars. Zagros is his first feature film and work of fiction.