Mahmoud Chakmaki, Rawan Jomi
- Country Syria, Spain
- Year 2022
- Running time 10 min
- Language Kurdish
- Subtitles Catalan
- Image Colour
- Format Digital
Subtitled in Catalan
with the support of the
Department of Culture
The story of a blacksmith whose life changed after the 2014 Islamic State attack on his city, Kobanê. He wanders the streets and alleys of his city picking up the remnants of weapons and missiles to turn into objects and artistic structures in an attempt to create hope and spread a spirit of optimism through art.
Mahmoud Chakmaki is a writer and filmmaker from Jiay Kurmanj Afrin. He took part in the 2021 Palestinian Return Festival and 2020 Lelun International Film Festival. He is the director of Lorînê Dayikê (2019).
Rawan Jomi is a Yazidi writer from Afrin. He wrote the screenplay for the short film Al Majnun (2016). He cowrote the documentary The Mother’s Wailing – Afrin the Last Days, directed by Mahmoud Jaqmaki, in 2019. He won the Ya Mal al-Sham award for poetry in 2016.
- Production company Rojava Film Commune
- Producer Mahmoud Chakmaki, Rawan Jomi
- Distributor Mahmoud Chakmaki, Rawan Jomi
- Premiere Catalan premiere