:Dugma - The Button

Screening Schedule: 08/11, 16:00, DokuKino | 08/12, 16:00, Kino Klubi

:Dugma - The Button

Norway/Syria, 2016, 58 min

An intimate portrait of a group of very different suicide bombers working for Al Qaeda in Syria. From the Saudi who loves singing and fried chicken, to a 26-year-old white British convert who worries a lot about his new wife, this remarkable film embeds with an unlikely bunch of "martyrdom seekers", each waiting for their turn to go on a final mission, known by Jihadis as 'Dugma'.

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Paul Refsdal is a freelance journalist who has spent more than three decades covering conflict around the world; he has previously reported from a dozen rebel groups in countries like Sri Lanka, Kosovo, Peru, Chechnya, Afghanistan, etc. Dugma - the Button was filmed over the course of two trips to Syria. Previously he has made the documentary Taliban Behind the Masks, which has been broadcast by a number of tv-stations, including CNN, ZDF SBS Australia, ITN UK, YLE, Planete etc.
Best Mid-Length Documentary Award – HotDocs 2016
The Golden Chair Award, for Best Documentary – Gullstolen: The Norwegian Short Film Festival 2016

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