Allah does not wink

Alláh nemrká

Alláh nemrká

Script: Viera Čákanyová
Photography: Viera Bačíková
Editing: Saša Gojdičová
Music: Veronika Bartošová
Color: Colour
Language: Czech

Part of the Family Crossroads cycle which was soon after its premier criticized by a conservative internet portal for spreading yet another Muslim propaganda on Czech TV. In brief and simple images of households in blocks of flats, it draws portrays of two young Czech women whose lives turned similar ways with their decision to convert to Islam. The film is searching to find out why the women chose Islam and how their surroundings, family and friends reacted to their internal and external transformation.

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Festival edition: 2008
Sections: Czech Television Documentaries
Exhibition format: DigiBeta PAL


The leitmotif of this year’s edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be memory