IDFA: Short Documentary Selection
Beykoz Kundura

  • April 13 - April 21

TRAPPED IN THE CITY OF A THOUSAND MOUNTAINS

Hollanda, Çin
  / 2018 23’ / Colour
Chinese with Turkish sub.
Director
| David Verbeek

A new phenomenon of authentic Chinese rap has taken the internet by storm. But behind the unprecedented gains in popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers are trying to figure out what they still can and cannot do after new censorship is announced.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN SHANGHAI

Azerbaijan, Germany
/ 2018 35’ / Colour
Azerbaijani with English and Turkish sub.
Director
| Leyli Gafarova
(18+)

Welcome to Shanghai. No, not the Chinese megalopolis full of neon and nouveaux riches, but precisely the opposite: an eponymous slum in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. In the distance, skyscrapers built with oil money tower above the city, but here dilapidated houses are packed along a single railway line. The slum is scheduled for demolition, and now and again a child is killed by one of the freight trains slowly chugging by.

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