Dol – Valley of the Drums

Dol - Valley of the Drums

Dol – Valley of the Drums

  The Kurdish term “dol” stands for a traditional percussion instrument, can also denote also the drummer and also means “valley”. As the title of the new film by Hiner Saleem, who comes from the Kurdistan Region, today lives as a director in France and his struggle with the Kurdish history and the present is reflected as a central theme in his film work, refers Dol – Valley of the drums on the importance of rhythm and music for the Kurdish culture, which is especially evident during festivals and funerals,

Read the rest of this entry »

In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah

In the Valley of Elah

  That America in recent years by the war in Iraq has changed, which are feeling not only the politicians who seek to present the “primaries” for the support of the electorate, but more and more of the ordinary movie. Apparently, Hollywood would not hesitate this time, as long as the Vietnam War, which aroused such a trauma, that the film processing was delayed remarkably long. Some films have been moderate – with success – run in theaters such as Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs rather talkative / Lions for Lambs,

Read the rest of this entry »

Trailer – In the Valley of Elah

Trailer - In the Valley of Elah

Read the rest of this entry »

Trailer – In the Valley of Elah

Trailer - In the Valley of Elah

Read the rest of this entry »

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers

  For centuries one of the main trade routes between East and West, the Silk Road led through the middle of the mighty Himalayas. And it’s not just silk, which was carried on the trade routes, but also perfumes and spices, precious stones and various other rare goods. So much wealth and treasure contribute tempting, especially when the people in this sparsely populated and inhospitable region, barely able to feed themselves. And so stories and reports of the passing caravans, and identity thieves from the region,

Read the rest of this entry »