september, 2016

201618sep3:30 pmThe Drowned DreamsFarshid Akhlaghipour | AUS| 2015| Documentary | 53:30 min | Persian with Eng. Subtitles| European Premiere3:30 pm Country:AustraliaGenre:DocumentaryPremiere Status:EuropeanFilm Tags:Followed by Discussion

Time

(Sunday) 3:30 pm

Location

Moviemento Kino

Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Berlin

Synopsis

In 2013, 6,400 Iranian asylum-seekers arrived in Australia on Indonesian fishing boats. On one of these boats, a father and his 7-year-old son were struck by lightning on the boat, severely burning the child. After their release from a detention centre, they started a new life in Australia, but with many mental disorders and physical ailments, as the son’s brain had suffered drastic changes.

 

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