• Day

    Friday 12 March

    Time

    18.00

    Where

    Draken Film

  • This rain will never stop

    After they fled the war in Syria, the Suleyman family was scattered across Europe. Lazgin lives with his family in Ukraine, but his brother Koshnhav is in Germany, while a third brother is in Kurdish Iraq, and a fourth remains in Syria.

    This Rain Will Never Stop follows Lazgin’s son Andriy, who is now a volunteer with the Red Cross and dealing with another military conflict, this time in Ukraine. Whether to escape the war or help relieve the suffering on site—such is the dilemma that Andriy struggles with during a visit to his brother in Germany and an emotional reunion with relatives in Iraq. After the sudden death of his father, Andriy decides to accompany the body back to Syria.

    Andriy’s journeys are interspersed with footage of humanitarian relief efforts, displays of military strength, festive gatherings, and slices of everyday life—like an endless cycle of war and peace, in striking black-and-white cinematography. A dark atmosphere and the sparingly supplied information emphasize the grief and uncertainty within a war-torn family.

    Release on Friday 12 March at 18.00. The movie is available for streaming for 48 h.

    This Rain Will Never Stop (Festival Trailer) from Tabor Production on Vimeo.

    • Director

      Alina Gorlova

    • Producers

      Maksym Nakonechnyi / Tabor, Olena Yakovitska for Tabor, Avantis Promo, Bulldog Agenda

    • Year

      2020

    • Country

      Ukraine

    • Subtitles

      English

    • Duration

      102 min

    • Festivalsection

      Stefan Jarl International Documentary Award

    • Premiere

      Swedish premiere

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