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ECFA Award Winner

Armed Lullaby

Germany, 2019, 9 min., no dialogue

Director: Yana Ugrekhelidze
Production company:
Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
50676 Cologne
Phone: +49 221 - 20189 - 0

Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Film genre: Animation

In the 1993 Abkhazian civil war, Georgian children and their families are forced to flee their home town, Sokhumi. Escaping war, they head into the unknown.

In this poetic animated photo collage, Yana Ugrekhelidze depicts the children's terrifying experiences while acknowledging their longing for warmth and safety. She crafts images of the unspeakable which demand a closer look at the children’s suffering

Women's Film Festival Köln/Dortmund 2021 (ECFA Award)
International Short FF Oberhausen 2021
Berlinale 2019