Zagros / Sahim Omar Kalifa

Zagros / Sahim Omar Kalifa


New York première

A shepherd named Zagros is stunned to learn that his family has accused his pregnant wife of infidelity and that she is leaving their simple life in Kurdistan and taking their daughter to live in Brussels. Convinced of her innocence, Zagros leaves his family behind to join them. But starting a new life in a strange city is filled with challenges. Caught between tradition and modernity, he’s baffled and outraged by the contrasts in lifestyles and by his wife’s behavior. When his dad follows him to Belgium his doubts resurface with tragic consequences.

Zagros premiered at the 2017 Dubai International Film Festival

Jacob Burns Film Center: Wednesday 9/26/2018 7:00 PM - 8:42 PM

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM): Monday 10/1/2018 7:00 PM - 8:42 PM

Sahim Omar Kalifa

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