SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

HOMELAND

Directed by Sara Broos
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 14 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE HOMELAND
A young woman escapes the war in Syria and ends up in the forest in Sweden. Listening to music is a way for her to survive and bring her back, in dreams and memories, to her homeland. In particular, one song by the Norwegian pop band A-ha has followed her all her life. A story about the power of music and the meaning of the word homeland.
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music
About the Director(s)
Sara Broos lives and works in Sunne, Sweden and Berlin. She has directed award-winning feature documentaries, short films and experimental films. Her style is personal and sometimes experimental. She is the head of a script-writing course and runs the independent production company, Broos Film.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2015
  • Length:
    14 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, English, Swedish
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Editor:
    Sara Broos
  • Co-Producer:
    Swedish Television
  • Screenwriter:
    Sara Broos
  • Cast:
    Raghad Kanawati, Morten Harket
  • Cinematographer:
    Sara Svärdsén, Sara Broos
  • Director:
    Sara Broos
  • Grading:
    Nanna Dalunde
  • Online:
    Göran Messelt Anderson
  • Composer:
    Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Morten Harket, Peter Kvint, Sirocco
  • Producer:
    Sara Broos

Contacts
  • US Sales Contact
    Sara Broos
    Broos Film
    Sunne, 68691
    Phone: +46 70 680 7767
    broosfilm@gmail.com
  • International Sales Contact
    Sara Broos
    Broos Film
    Sunne, 68691
    Phone: +46 70 680 7767
    broosfilm@gmail.com
  • Press Contact
    Lauren Kleiman
    SHOWTIME Networks, Inc
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Phone: 310 234 5138
    lauren.kleiman@showtime.net
  • Print Source
    Sara Rüster
    Swedish Film Institute
    Stockholm, 10252
    Phone: +46 7 61 1726 78
    sara.ruster@sfi.se