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SHAHADA (FAITH)

by Burhan Qurbani

synopsis

The story of Maryam, Samir and Ismail, three young Muslims living in Berlin. During the course of their stories, their faith, and their value systems begin to falter. The film portrays three people forced by circumstances to find a new path in life and to ask themselves who they are, who they love and what they believe in.

international title: Shahada (Faith)
original title: Shahada
country: Germany
sales agent: Memento Films International
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Burhan Qurbani
film run: 88'
release date: DE 30/09/2010, FR 26/01/2011, BE 02/02/2011
screenplay: Burhan Qurbani, Ole Giec
cast: Carlo Ljubek, Maryam Zaree, Marija Škaričić, Yolette Thomas, Sergej Moya, Vivian Kanner, Alina Manoukian, Jacob Jensen
cinematography by: Yoshi Heimrath
film editing: Simon Blasi
art director: Barbara Falkner
costumes designer: Irene Ip
producer: Susa Kusche, Uwe Spiller, Robert Gold
production: Bittersuess Pictures, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
distributor: 3Rosen Gmbh, Memento Films Distribution
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