ROJEK
ROJEK

ROJEK

Director Zaynê Akyol

Production year 2022

Length 129min.

Country Canada/Kurdistan

screenings

13 Jul 2022 12.00 Moscow Cinema, Red hall
15 Jul 2022 22.00 Moscow Cinema, Red hall

SYNOPSIS

After the impressive Gulistan, Land of Roses (2016), the Kurdish filmmaker Zaynê Akyol has returned with these conversations with imprisoned members of the Islamic State, alternating their words with aerial views of the countryside. An unexpected look at a far-reaching current political issue and a film whose subject matter and rhythm create an impressive cinematic object.

CAST & CREW

Zaynê Akyol
Zaynê Akyol

Director

Producer(s)

Audrey-Ann Dupuis-Pierre, Sylvain Corbeil, Zaynê Akyol

Script

Zaynê Akyol

Director of Photography

Nicolas Canniccioni, Arshia Shakiba

Music by

Roger Tellier-Craig

Sound

Arshia Shakiba, Sylvain Brassard

Edit

Mathieu Bouchard-Malo

Production company(ies)

Metafilms

Zaynê Akyol

Born 1987. Zaynê Akyol, born in Turkey, graduated from Université du Québec à Montréal, where she obtained a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Communication, with a specialization in film. Her first feature documentary, Gulîstan, Land of Roses was selected by 80 international film festivals, with 50 nominations and won 12 awards, including the prestigious Doc Alliance Award given at Locarno FF. Zaynê Akyol is also a photographer whose exhibitions have been widely seen. Rojek is her second documentary.


Filmography

Gulistan, Land of Roses (2016), Rojek (2022).

FILMS 2022