8th edition: 10 April – 14 April 2019

Ali’s Boat (2016 Short Film)

Marisol Gómez Mouakad | Puerto Rico, Mexico | 2016 | color | DCP | 90 min | Spanish, English | e.s.

When Sadik left Baghdad, his nephew Ali handed him an envelope and asked him not to open it until he reached his home in the Netherlands. In it there was a drawing of a boat.

Year in
Festival

2016

Director

Sadik Alfraji

Country

Netherlands

Editor

Peter van de Zanden

Language

David Darling

Length

7 min

Music

David Darling

Producer

Sadik Alfraji

Sales

Sadik Alfraji

Year of Production

2015

Website

Sadik ALFRAJI (1960, Iraq) is a multimedia artist. He studied Philosophy and was educated in Fine Art, Painting and Plastic Art at art academies in Iraq and the Netherlands. His work often features a recurring character in charcoal reflecting on existence. His short film Ali’s Boat (2015) is being screened at IFFR 2016. Alfarji works and lives in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.

 

Filmography

(selection) Ali’s Boat (2015, short)