The Empty Room

Jasna Krajinovic & 58' — 2015

Sabri left to combat in Syria, leaving his family alone in the face of such sudden and unbearable absence. Saliha, his mother, decided not to keep silent. Her story intertwines that of other parents who unite and fight against the youth indoctrination by the jihadist networks.

Belgium, France

Production: Dérives
Co-production: Arte France, RTBF Secteur Documentaires, Savage Films, CBA
With the support of the Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds/VAF, Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Commission Images de la Diversité/CGET/ACSE, Ville de Liège et de la Ministre de l’Education, de la Culture et de l’Enfance de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Director
Jasna Krajinovic
Scenario
Jasna Krajinovic
DOP
Benoit Dervaux, Joachim Philippe
Sound
Céline Bodson, Quentin Jacques, Aymen Sahli, Bruno Schweisguth
Image editor
Marie-Hélène Mora
Sound editor
Marie-Hélène Mora
Mix
David Vranken
Music
Raf Keunen
Production
Dérives (Julie Frères)
Image Format
HD
Sound Format
Stereo
BW/Colour
Color
Languages OV
FR, AR
Available subtitles
FR, EN, NL
Festivals

2018:
Festival Toiles sous toile, France, 11/18

2017:
Festival Elles tournent, Belgium, 01/17
Movies That Matter, the Netherlands, 03/17
Sguardi Altrove Int. FF – Milano, Italy, 03/17
OneWorld International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic, 03/16
Ljubljana Doc Film Festival, Slovenia, 03/17
Festival Visages – Martigny-Vevey, Switzerland, 03/17
Pärnu Ethnographic Film Festival, Estonia, 07/17
Golden Butterfly, A Matter of ACT Human Rights Award (Sahlia)
Filmes Do Homem – Melgaço, Portugal, 08/17
International Human Rights Film Festival, Albania, 09/17
Prix Europa Iris, Germany, 10/17
Bir Duino – International Festival Of Documentary Film on Human Rights – Bishkek, Kirghizstan, 11/17
Festival du Film d’Education – Evreux, France, 12/17

2016 :
Festival Millenium, Belgium, 03/16
SEEfest-, Los Angeles, USA, 04/16
Festival International de Films de Fribourg, Switzerland, 03/16
UNAFF-United Nations FF, Stanford, USA, 10/16
Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania, 10/16
Traces de Vies, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 11/16
Verzio Human Rights Doc FF, Budapest, Hungary, 11/16
Festival dei Popoli, Italy, 11/16
DokumentArt, Neubrandenburg, Germany, 11/16
Brussels In Love, Belgium, 11/16
Festival International Jean Rouch, Paris, France, 11/16
California Docu Film Festival, Menifee, USA, 12/16

Other films from Jasna Krajinovic

Rashid, le retour à Sinjar

Jasna Krajinovic & 80' — In progress

Saya & Mira

Jasna Krajinovic & 53' — 2002

Two sisters

Jasna Krajinovic & 58' — 2005

Damian's room

Jasna Krajinovic & 73' — 2008

Summer with Anton

Jasna Krajinovic & 61' — 2012

My daughter Nora

Jasna Krajinovic & 15' — 2016
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