2021 Official Selection: Feature Film – Narrative

Inspired by a true story, “Jiyan (Life)” recounts the daily life of Nerol, a young Syrian Kurdish boy (17) who arrived in Switzerland without his parents.

Director(s): Otis Birdy
Writer(s): Otis Birdy
Producer(s): Pentamedia, Saroo
Cast: Mohammed Mohammed, Laurent Matthey, Khaled Khatib, Elena Luthi, Mohammed Hussein


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