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Category: Edition 2020

Jamila and her friends are practicing for a talent show, and nothing can get in her way. Not even her little sister Leila's question about the family's asylum case. But when the police suddenly appear at school, Jamila starts to worry. Will performing risk their safety, or should she leave and risk her new friendships.

Original Title JAMILA
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +16
Tipology Short Film
Duration 13' 2''
Production Year 2019
Nationality Sweden
Directed by Sophie Vuković
Screenplay Sophie Vuković
Director of photography Karin Stenwall
Editor Anton Hemgren, SFK
Production Design Clara Isaksson, Cecilia Hägglund
Costume Design Anna Sheild
Sound Jonathan Dakers
Main cast Hanna Rizgar
Venezia Taher
Jenna Chaaraoui
Malek Farhat
Sandy Kellan
Mats Setreus
Produced by Eliza Jones, Markus Waltå

regista Sophie VukovićSOPHIE VUKOVIĆ
Sophie Vukovic graduated in social anthropology at the university of Edinburgh. She worked in theatre and journalism, and studied documentary filmmaking at Nordic Folk High School on Biskops-Arnö. She debuted with the short 09:55-11:05 INGRID EKMAN BERGSGATAN 4B (2015) which was nominated for and won several prizes at international festivals like SXSW, Slamdance, Mezipatra Queer Film Festival, Mix Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival and Stockholm International Film Festival. In 2017 she directed her first feature film SHAPESHIFTERS, about what she calls “transithood”, a certain state that appears within immigrant children searching both an identity and a natural sense of belonging.


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