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Sipan feels uncomfortable because of the situation in Iraq, because of the ongoing war between Kurdish forces and ISIS. All he wants to do is watch the latest news on TV. Everybody else prefers a different program.

Sarkaut Mostefa is a Kurdish filmmaker born in Iraq in 1986. He started out as an art director and assistant director. So far, he has directed one music video, “New Year” (2015), and three shorts: “Remote Control” (2014/18), “Two Faced” (2015/18) and “Fruitless” (2017). The latter had its world premiere at Duhok International Film Festival. Sarkaut fled from Iraq to Austria, where he now lives, and studies at the University of Arts Linz (MORE Initiative). 

Local Artists

Sarkaut Mostefa

Irak / Österreich 2014/18
DCP / color
6 Minuten
Kurdisch
OmeU