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Rise Again

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Synopsis

Rise Again focuses on a number of men who are asylum seekers from Afghanistan. Discovering and inhabiting the wood proximate to the asylum center in which they live, they step outside of their prescribed roles as refugees and engage in voluntary social activities within this oasis, surrounded by highways at the edge of town. By combining allegorical imagery with martial arts elements, played and documentary scenes, the video develops a narrative structure in which these men appear in enfolding transformation.

Details

Year
2012
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
11 mins
Director
Katarina Zdjelar