BEKAS

By Karzan Kader

FACTS

Title: BEKAS
Original title: BEKAS
Director: Karzan Kader
Cast: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil
Genre: Adventure
Duration: 92 min
Country of origin: Sweden / Finland / Iraq
Scriptwriter: Karzan Kader
Cinematographer: Johan Holmquist
Editor: Sebastian Ringler, Michal Leszczylowski
Production Company: Sonet Film AB
Producers: Sandra Harms
Production year: 2012
Executive producers: Peter Possne
Budget EUR: 2.0M
Local release: 12-11-2012
Film status: Internationally Premiered

Early 90's, Saddam Hussein's regime has put great pressure on the Kurdish region of Iraq. Two homeless Kurdish boys see Superman on the city's first cinema and decides to go to America. To get there, they need passports, money and a lot of luck. Unfortunately they have neither, but they still start their journey towards the dream of America.

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Festival overview

Cinemateket
2013-05-23

Dubai Int. Film Festival
2012-12-09

Edinburgh Int. FF
2013-06-19

Giffoni Film Festival
2013-07-19

Helsinki Love and Anarchy
2013-09-19

Int. FF For Children and Youth/Czech Republic-ZLIN
2013-05-27

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia
2013-06-19

Munich International Film Festival
2013-06-28

Winnipeg Freeze Frame
2016-06-06