26.9. - 5.10.2019

The Green Wave Germany 2010 | 80 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Ali Samadi Ahadi

Ali Samadi Ahadi (*1972)left the Iran at the age of 12 to escape theiranian-irakian war and grew up in Hannover.His documentary Lost Children won theDeutscher Filmpreis in 2006.

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Since the 2009 elections, nothing is like it once was in Iran. The demonstrations and brutal repressions have pushed the country into a state of paralysis. Where does Iran go from here? Will the current system prevail or is the opposition gaining enough momentum to overthrow the political establishment? Through animating sequences of personal testimonies and interviews with leading political thinkers, the Film casts a spotlight on events surrounding the presidential elections. We capture the atmosphere that led to the surprisingly high election turnout and afterward prompted mass demonstrations.
Orig. Title: The Green Wave
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: German, Farsi, English
Section: Agenda 10
Director: Ali Samadi Ahadi
Screenplay: Ali Samadi Ahadi
Cast: Navid Akhavan, Pegah Ferydoni
Producer: Oliver Stoltz,Jan Krüger
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Ali N. Askin
Camera: Peter Jeschke, Ali Samadi Ahadi
Set Designer:
Cutter: Andreas Menn, Barbara Toennieshen
Redaktion: Sabine Rollberg, Sabine Bohland, Mathias Werth
Format: dcp
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