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Dolma Diaries

 Pilot Serie of Armenia-Azerbaijan-Georgia Series.

Eine Produktion der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

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Female Voice of Afghanistan

Animation for music festivals “Female voice of Afghanistan”

Eine Produktion der Zeitgenössischen Oper Berlin   
in Kooperation mit CrossGeneration Media

Film Crew

Artistic director: Yalda Yazdani
Director/Producer: Andreas Rochholl
Creative Director: Sebastian Leitner
Moderator: Sharmila Hashim

Head of Sound-department: Volker Wendisch • Filmteam Afghanistan, assistant director: Zabiullah Saifi Askari • Animation – Fidan Akhundova • Additional camera in Berlin – Christoph Wieland • Translator – Qayce Alamdar

• Singers: Mashal Arman, Rouya Doost, Gulshan, Freshta Farokhi, Sumaia Karimi, SadiQa MadadGar, Naria Naria, Wajiha Rastagar, Ghawgha Taban

• Musicians for the Fusion-projects: Valentina Bellanova, Shukria Hameedi, Ceyhun Kaya, Mahan Mirarab, Petra Nachtmanova, Faroogh Rahmani, Golnar Shahyar, Mischa Tangian, Nora Thiele and a reading with Mariam T. Azimi

"Die Krähe" Animation
(Based on the song „The crow“ from Schubert’s Winterreise) 

This film is about dealing with personal and archetypal shadows of personality. At the centre of the film befall a child frightened of the vicious crow. She escapes from the bird but gains nowhere a sense of security. In the end, completely exhausted of flight and fear, the kid is forced to look at this archetypal shadow (which symbolizes the crow) into the eyes and fight with it. The child slaps with small fists into the deeper matter of the plumage, which is what the squawk consists. The girl rages and beats in horror until she realizes that cannot defeat the crow. Each blow falls into the black void, with every touch the grave matter of the bird flows through the fingers of the child and drips down.


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