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Karama Feather Award | Best Feature Documentary

Karama Feather Award | Best Feature Documentary

“Karama Feather Award” for Best Feature Documentary- 2015 goes to "A Flickering Truth"

In recognition of the great energy and dedication of filmmakers presenting us with unforgettable pictures that document humanity in its sincere moments.

The Jury

 

 

hana foto novy.jpgHana Kulhankova graduated from Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University in Brno, with a degree in English and American studies. She worked on several film festivals, taught history of American avant-garde film, gender and queer theory. Since 2005 she has worked for People in Need, currently she is a director of One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

 

grit.jpgGrit Lemke is a freelance curator, journalist, film critic and Head of Documentary Programme at DOK Leipzig. She studied cultural anthropology, literature and ethnology and has a PhD in European ethnology. She has been working for several film festivals (Leipzig, Sheffield, Cottbus, Wiesbaden) since 1991. Beyond that, Grit Lemke curated numerous film programmes in Germany and abroad, teaching assignments for visual anthropology and documentary.

 

ibrahim.jpgIbrahim Nasrallah is an influential Jordanian- Palestinian Critic, Poet and Novelist born in Wihdat Refugee Camp in Jordan. In addition to a career in Journalism, Nasrallah was Director of Cultural Activities at the Darat-al-Funun - Khalid Shoman Foundation in Amman where he is currently Vice-President. He has published several acclaimed poetry books and novels, many of which have been translated into English and other foreign languages. In 2012, he won the inaugural Jerusalem Award for Culture and Creativity for his literary work.

 


 

 

The Winner

A Flickering Truth

 

As Afghanistan teeters on an unpredictable future, a flickering time bomb unwraps the world of three dreamers and 8000 hours of film covered by the dust of 100 years of war. Can these men who risked their lives to protect this vessel of culture, restore the record of Afghanistan's colorful and diverse past? And what surprises will emerge from the cloak of time?

 

Language: Dari. Subtitles: English, Arabic. Director: Pietra Brettkelly Country: New Zealand, Afghanistan. Year: 2014 Producer: Pietra Brettkelly Sound: Dick Reade Music: Benjamin Wallfisch Genre: Documentary. Length: 91 minutes

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