Of Fathers and Sons
  • Year2017
  • Duration98 min

Posing as a sympathetic war photographer, Syrian director Talai Derki (Return to Homs) gains access to the world of minesweeper Abu Osama, who is raising his many young sons to be Jihadi fighters. Shot over two years amongst a Northern Syrian militia fighting for an Islamic caliphate, this is an intimate and unforgettable foray into extremist religious indoctrination. [CN]

Rating: 18


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  • Director(s): Talal Derki
  • Producer(s): Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme, Tobias N. Siebert, Hans Robert Eisenhauer
  • Country: Germany, Lebanon, Qatar, Syria
  • Language: Arabic, English
  • Premiere status: UK Premiere