Sores & Sîrîn

film type fiction Production Country Germany production year 2008 runtime 24'00
screening format 35mm aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Digital languages Kurdisch Subtitles Englisch
screening format Beta SP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Digital languages Kurdisch Subtitles Englisch

The Kurdish siblings Sores and Sîrîn lose their parents in the Iraq war. Though they survive the horrors of war, they sustain severe injuries. Through an aid organisation they are able to begin a new life in Germany. But despite painful memories, Sores longs to return to his home country with his little sister Sîrîn. When their grandfather suddenly appears to take his grandchildren back to Iraq, Sîrîn wants to stay.

director Katrin Gebbe Besetzung / Cast Aram Arami, Brader Musiki, Jasemin Soltau, Ulrike Folkerts Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Mehmet Ergin Schnitt / Editing Ulf Albert Bildgestaltung / DOP Moritz Schultheiß Produktion / Production Stephanie M. Blum Drehbuch / Script Serkal Kus Tongestaltung / Sound Design Rolf Manzei film school Hamburg Media School
Festivals
Seagate Foyle Film Festival, Derry, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Giffoni Film Festival, Italy
Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Germany
CAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, Lodz, Poland
U.Frame - Internacional Academic Film Festival, Porto, Portugal
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, Saarbrücken, Germany
Chicago International Children's Film Festival, USA (1st Prize)
BRNO SIXTEEN - International ShortFilmFestival Brno, Czech Republic (Silver Medal/Kategorie Student)
Naoussa International Short Film and Video Festival, Naousa, Greece (Naoussa Award)
Euganea Film Festival, Monselice, Padua, Italy (Best International Short Movie)
Sehsüchte - Internationales Studierendenfilmfestival, Potsdam, Germany (Produzentenpreis)
Production
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Stephanie M. Blum
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • +49 40 41327120
  • http://www.hamburgmediaschool.com
Distribution
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Petra Barkhausen
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 40 41346861
  • http://www.hamburgmediaschool.com
Sales
  • Hamburg Media School
  • Petra Barkhausen
  • Finkenau 35
  • 22081 Hamburg
  • Deutschland
  • +49 40 41346861
  • http://www.hamburgmediaschool.com
School

Katrin Gebbe

2002 to 2006, Bachelor of Design: Visual Communication ArtEZ AKI (NL);
2005 exchange with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;
2006 to 2008, postgraduate film studies in directing at the Hamburg Media School

Filmography
2007 EINLADUNG
2007 NARZISSEN
2008 FRIEDENSTAUBEN
2008 PEPLOWS TRAUM