We are more than happy to announce our latest acquisition THE COW FARM, a documentary by Syrian filmmaker Ali Sheikh Khudr. It just had its world premiere at IFF Rotterdam!
In 2010, this film started out as an ordinary documentary about the filmmaker’s family and the city of Salamya where they live. However, it immediately fixates on its first subject: Hassan, the filmmaker’s farmer cousin with a shed full of cows he is very fond of. When Ali Sheikh Khudr returned two years later, the war proved to have inflicted deep wounds.
Check out his review of THE COW FARM in the New Yorker!