Southern Lights Film Series – 2021

The second edition of the film series was dedicated to the cinema of the global south with a focus on mobility from November 4 to 9, 2021. Eleven current feature films, documentaries and short films celebrated their Frankfurt premiere at the DFF cinema. They deal with different facets of movement and mobility such as freedom, flight, migration, travel and physical disability.

Film Talks at DFF Cinema

Film Series Southern Lights 2021 – Introduction to the Program (in German)

DFF online editor Naima Wagner talks with Aida Ben-Achour (Outreach Manager, DFF) and Rabih El-Khoury (Diversity Manager, DFF), who curated and organized the Southern Lights film series, about the focus, films and guests of this year’s program.

Film Talk With Azra Deniz Okyay About HAYALETLER (in English)

Director Azra Deniz Okyay talked with Rabih El-Khoury (Diversity Manager, DFF) about her film HAYALETLER (GHOSTS, Turkey/France/Qatar 2020).

Film Talk With Eliane Raheb About AANAF HOB (in English)

Director Eliane Raheb talked with Heleen Gerritsen (Film Festival goEast, DFF) and Rabih El-Khoury (Diversity Manager, DFF) about her film AANAF Hob (MIGUEL’s WAR, Lebanon/Germany/Spain 2021).

Diversity Talk With Lay Gleim (in German)

Lay Gleim (Chair of Abá e.V.) talked with Sebastian Rosenow (Film Education and Outreach, DFF) about the film CASA DE ANTIGUIDADES (Brazil/France 2020, R: João Paulo Miranda Maria).