The Journey Competing in Eastern Vista: Iraqi Director Mohamed Al Daradji to Attend Screening

The Journey Competing in Eastern Vista: Iraqi Director Mohamed Al Daradji to Attend Screening

The Journey by Mohamed Al Daradji will compete in the Eastern Vista section of 2018 Fajr International Film Festival.

According to the Secretariat of this year’s event, the director and two cast members will attend the film screening, which is a 2017 co-production of Iraq, Canada, Britain, France, Qatar, and The Netherlands.

The Journey is a 2017 Iraqi drama film directed by Al-Daradji. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

Mohamed Al Daradji was born in 1978 in Baghdad. He is a producer and director, known for Son of Babylon (2009), Dreams (2006) and In the Sands of Babylon (2013). He studied filmmaking in London and is the cinematographer of No. 438 (Short).

His career record includes: Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Berlin International Film Festival, Brooklyn International Film Festival, Cairo International Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Istanbul International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Warsaw International Film Festival

His film Son of Babylon was a Fajr Film Festival Nominee for Special Jury Award International.

The Journey (2017)

1h 22min | Drama, Thriller

Director: Mohamed Al Daradji

Country: Iraq | Canada | UK | France | Qatar | Netherlands

Language: Arabic | English

Main Cast: Zahraa Ghandour, Ameer Jabarah, Michel Kandinsky

Synopsis:

As Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, an unforeseen and awkward encounter gives her the opportunity to witness the potential consequences of her destructive action. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt?

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