Goethe Pop Up Seattle and the German Film Academy present Of fathers and sons (2018) as part of the film festival “…and the winners are…”.
The documentary by Syrian director Talal Derki shows the day-to-day life of Ayman (12) and Osama (13) that is filled with Koran studies, combat training and military discipline. Their father expects the two Syrian brothers to become Islamic jihadists. Filmmaker Talal Derki pretended to be a follower of the Salafists and accompanied the everyday lives of the family over a period of two years.
Film editor Anne Fabini speaks after the film during a Q&A session.
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