Nowhere to Hide
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Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Program:Twin Cities Arab Film Festival
Tags:Documentary
Release Year:2016
Runtime:86 mins
Country:Iraq
Sweden
Norway
Language:Arabic
w/ English Subtitles
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96yMquZrL0E
Cast/Crew
Director:Zaradasht Ahmed
Description

This is the story of one man’s struggle in Iraq, where war has become the norm. The enemy is invisible and there are no safe places to hide. Nori Sharif, a 36-year-old nurse, husband, and father of four, takes up a camera and begins documenting life in one of Iraq’s most dangerous provinces, Diyala. As the Americans retreat in 2011 and the war erupts anew, Nori records the destruction without choosing sides. The film covers a period of five years and a series of dramatic events, beginning with hope for a better future, through witnessing the growth of ISIS, and eventually documenting the fall of Nori’s home town. As Nori films, he begins to turn the camera on himself.

Director Biography

Zaradasht Ahmed is a Kurdish/Norwegian filmmaker, born and raised in Northern Iraq. His previous work includes the award-winning Road to Diyarbakir (2010). He has made documentary films and taught filmmaking in North Africa, the Middle East, and other parts of Asia.


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