Nach der Vorführung der beiden Dokumentarfilme über die Qanate bei Yazd sowie den Urmiasee wurden in großer Runde zahlreiche Themen rund um die Wasserproblematik in Iran angeschnitten.
WED | 24.05. 19.00 h | Filmforum
Environmental issues like pollution or shortages of natural resources are more and more of concern for the Iranian people. Filmmakers are documenting the endangerment of Iran’s unique nature.
MI | 24.05. 19.00 h | Filmforum
2500-year-old aqueduct of Qanate near Yazd (Sarkh) is considered an environmental UNESCO world heritage. Due to corruption and mismanagement the subterranean canals are not being maintained properly. Wastewater pollution is poisoning pure and clear water on its 84 km watercourse and causing its decay.
WED | 24.05. 20.00 h | Filmforum
This is a documentary about the critical condition of Lake Urmia in north-western Iran, which is in danger of drying out completely. The Lake has been the world’s second largest hyper saline lake after the Dead Sea and is home to countless faunal and animal species.
THU | 25.05. 13.00 h | Filmforum
Somewhere in southern Iran three young men are being incarcerated. At the precinct the events that have let to their incarceration are being reenacted. At first, the story takes a backseat to the minimalistic set. But as the story unfolds the hopelessness of the protagonists becomes more and more evident.