Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Paradies! Paradies!
Documentary Film, AT 2016, Farbe, 78 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2022

Director, Camera: Kurdwin Ayub
Cast: Omar Ayub und Familie
Editor: Nooran Talebi
Sounddesign: Rudi Pototschnig
Additional Credits: Dramaturgie: Constantin Wulff
Producers: Lixi Frank, Rudolf Takacs
Production: Takacs Filmproduktion

 

In 1991 Kurdwin Ayub fled with her family from Iraq to Austria. Nearly twenty-five years later she accompanies her father on a journey to his former homeland. Ayub’s feature film debut is an intimate, at times whimsical and sobering generational portrait of a generation about rooting and uprooting as the fate of an individual family and at the same time, mass phenomenon of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.