Buurman Abdi

Neighbour Abdi

International Documentary

Country: Netherlands
Year: 2022
Language: Dutch, Somali
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Runtime: 29 mins.

How can you understand a violent past? Somali-born Abdi is furniture designer and support worker. He reenacts his life, marked by war and criminality, with the help of his neighbor and filmmaker Douwe Dijkstra. Through playful reconstructions in a special effects studio, Abdi and Douwe embark on a candid and investigative journey through a painful history, focusing on the creative process throughout.

Douwe Dijkstra

Dutch filmmaker and visual artist. He studied Illustration Design at the ArtEZ University of the Arts. His work is a mixture of video, animation and VFX, and can be described as both humorous and socially engaged.

Director: Douwe Dijkstra
Cast Abdiwahab Ali, Sharif Nuur, Ahmed Dualeh
Cinematography: Douwe Dijkstra
Production: Richard Valk
Screenplay: Douwe Dijkstra, Abdiwahab Ali
Editing: Douwe Dijkstra
Music: Rob Peters
Sound: Rob Peters
contacto: info@squareeyesfilm.com


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Teatro Estudio

San Miguel de Allende
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Teatro Santa Ana