Starting Over

Evin Berazi

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Evin Berazi, Starting Over (still), 2016.

Festival Forum: New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021 Starting Over
Evin Berazi

4 Minutes
Rojava, West Kurdistan

Festival Forum

October 7–21, 2021

A picture of a despot symbolizes all dictators. Such an oblique image depicts the corruption of power until someone comes into the picture to fix it.

Starting Over is one of twelve films picked by the programmers of the fifth edition of the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival as part of a special feature on e-flux Video & Film, streaming for two weeks from October 7–21 and accompanied by a conversation between the festival’s founder Xeyal Qertel and e-flux’s Lukas Brasiskis. See the full program here.

The program is part of the series Festival Forum on e-flux Video & Film, presenting collaborations with established and emerging moving-image festivals from around the world.

For more information, contact program [​at​] e-flux.com.

Animation & Cartoons, Authoritarianism, Middle East
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Evin Berazi (b. Rojava, Syria) studied in Lebanon and Syria. They have made several films, are president of Kobani International Film Festival, and currently work as a film director for the Danish television channel DKsyd.

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