AHMED – ALMOST 13
Ahmed is the oldest of five sons. His familiy are refugees from the Russian/Chechen war and now reside on the outskirts of Oslo. Ahmeds father is the undisputed head of the household and dreams about returning home. Soon to be 13, Ahmed is beginning to question his role as the son with most responsibility and is beginning to figure out his own dreams about the future.
Ahmed’s story is a unique glimpse inside the four walls of a Chechen family living in Norway.
FORMAT 40 minuttes
RELEASED Autum 2011
SUPPORTED BY: The Norwegian Film Institute, Fritt ord, Fond for lyd og bilde, Sant & Usant.
The film had its premiere at IDFA 2011
Review of Ahmed – Almost 13 in the Chechen website Waynak online.
Ahmed – Almost 13 to be screened at The 2012 edition of the conference ‘European days for boarder guards’ in Poland.
Ahmed – Almost 13 to be screened at Reykjavik Shorts&Docs festival.
Ahmed – Almost 13 with Norwegian premiere at Oslo International film festival.
‘Ahmed – Almost 13′ will have word premiere at International documentary film festival Amsterdam.