Memories on Stone

Iraq, Germany (2014), by Mehmet Aktaş, Shawkat Amin Korki

After Saddam’s collapse in Iraq, childhood friends Hussein and Alan decide to produce a film about the Kurdish genocide. But making a film in post-war Kurdistan isn’t easy and reveals itself as an odyssey. The most difficult task of all seems finding the lead actress. Finally they find her: young and beautiful girl, passionate about the project. But she cannot decide on her own: her cousin and her uncle control her fate. Losing precious time and money the friends decide to make huge sacrifices to complete the film.