“Dedicated to cleaning the city”: A young Kurdish man named Samir tries to present himself on social media as a very helpful and kind man, though in real life, he is not.
Sarkaut Mostefa is a Kurdish filmmaker born in Iraq in 1986. He started out as an art director and assistant director. So far, he has directed one music video, “New Year” (2015), and three shorts: “Remote Control” (2014/18), “Two Faced” (2015/18) and “Fruitless” (2017). The latter had its world premiere at Duhok International Film Festival. Sarkaut fled from Iraq to Austria, where he now lives, and studies at the University of Arts Linz (MORE Initiative).
Local Artists 2018
Iraq / Austria 2015/18
OV with English subtitles
Austrian PremierePremierenstatus / Premiere Status
Kombi-Programm (72 min)
XIRIŞ / Fruitless
THE FIRST GENERATION - ZWISCHEN ÖSTERREICH UND KAMBODSCHA / The First Generation - Memoirs of Cambodia