The Empty Room

La chambre vide
Jasna Krajinovic
Belgium, France | 2016 | 58 min.


Category: Family Happiness

Eighteen-year-old Sabri fooled his mother Saliha into thinking that he was going to a friend's wedding – she even prepared a wedding suit for him. Instead he went to Syria to fight for Islamic State. His last words with Saliha were a text message. But the simple announcement of his death was sent by someone else. The devastated Saliha meets with other parents who are going through the same experience. She appears with them in public and before the regional parliament in Belgium to warn about the dangers that could threaten any family today. Who is responsible for the radicalisation of young people? And can they somehow be prevented from crossing the border? The empty rooms are filled with many questions.

Projection

07. 03. 17:15 Lucerna - Small Hall Czech premiere Debate with guests Tickets
08. 03. 17:00 Atlas - Large Hall Debate with guests Tickets
15. 03. 22:00 Evald Tickets

Director

Jasna Krajinovic

Filmography:
A Summer With Anton, 2012
Damian's Room, 2008
Two Sisters, 2006
Saya And Mira Lost Dreams, 2003

Sales

Gabriella Marchese
CBA
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Belgium
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