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Armed Lullaby

Germany, 2019, 9 min., no dialogue

Director: Yana Ugrekhelidze
Production company:
Academy of Media Arts Cologne
Peter-Welter-Platz 2
50676 Cologne
Germany
Phone: +49 221 - 20189 - 0
zentrale@khm.de

Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Film genre: Animation

Synopsis:
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.

Comments:
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

Festivals:
Berlinale 2019