Abdul & Hamza

Abdul & Hamza

Abdul & Hamza

  • Marko Grba Singh
  • Serbia
  • 2015, 49 min
Script: Marko Grba Singh
Photography: Marko Milovanovic
Editing: Jelena Maksimovic
Sound: Milan Andjelovic
Producer, Co-producer: Nevena Tomić
Color: Colour
Language: English, Serbian, Somali
The feelings of rootlessness and life concerns that prey on thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees migrating to Europe resonate in this minimalist documentary about two young Somali emigrants. On the path to a better future, they have found temporary shelter in an abandoned house in the mountains near the Serbian-Romanian border. The camera simulates the perspective of an inconspicuous impartial observer capturing moments that often lack any action, but are still full of internal tension arising from the feelings of uncertainty that the silently waiting men cannot escape.

“My friend, everyone who has kids is a lucky man. And what’s the situation with your family? – My three children and my wife are waiting for me. It’s great that they are together.”

Serbian director Marko Grba Singh, age 27, was born in Belgrade and spent part of his life in London. He is currently studying at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in his hometown, where he is finishing his bachelor’s degree in film direction. His filmography to date includes a number of short films including At Least We’ve Met (2011) and We’re Getting There (2011).

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Marko Grba Singh / Paunova 43 / Belgrade / Serbia / 11000 / +3816 4164 2252 / pinklayne@gmail.com

Festival edition: 2015
Sections: Between the Seas
Premiere Type: Central European Premiere
Awards: Special Mention of the Between the Seas Jury
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
30.10.2015 16:00
01.11.2015 10:00


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