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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - 20.28 july

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2018

Ahmed and Markus are two boys who attend the same class. Their story will show us that perpetrators not seldom are victims and victims not seldom become perpetrators.

Original Title AHMED & MARKUS
Category Official Competition
Section Elements +10
Tipology Short Film
Duration 9'
Production Year 2018
Nationality Sweden
Directed by Maria Eriksson-Hecht
Screenplay Pelle Rådström
Main cast Abdullahi Sheek Elmi
Mikail Akalin
Produced by Petter Schanche

 regista Maria Eriksson HechtMARIA ERIKSSON-HECHT
Maria Eriksson-Hecht is a Swedish filmmaker with a master degree in film directing from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. For the last ten years she has made several short films that have been screened at film festivals around the world. During her master studies she immersed herself in the director's work with children in film. This work resulted in the graduation film SCHOOLYARD BLUES and the master thesis Directing Children. Her short I THINK I HAVE A CRUSH ON YOU premiered at Clermont Ferrand in 2018.


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