"NOWHERE TO HIDE" listed under the film category of ALIIFF - Talismanian

“NOWHERE TO HIDE” listed under the film category of ALIIFF

The award winning film NOWHERE TO HIDE is listed under the film category of All Lights International Film Festival which is going to held at Ramoji Film City between December 01 2017 – 04 December 2017. It is a notable winner of  Néstor Almendros Award in 2017 and International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam in 2016. This film was directed by Zaradasht Ahmed which revolves around a family man who raises his children by working as a male nurse at Jalawla in Iraq which is the most insecure and unpredictable place where in no time any kind of war can erupt.

CAST: Abu Fallah as Iraqi War Victim, Hans Husum and Mudhafar as Norwegian war surgeon,anti-war activitist  and Nori Sharif as Iraqi Paramedic.

Director : Zaradasht Ahmed

Producer :Mette Cheng, Munthe Kaas

Cinematographer : Zaradasht Ahmed

Editor : Eva Hillström

Country : Norway, Sweden, Iraq

Language : Arabic

Screening Type : 2D

Year : 2017

Duration : 1 hour 26 Mins


The Arabic movie Nowhere to Hide directed by Zaradasht Ahmed portrays the war sequences which has become a mandate in Iraq. The story deals with a family man called Nori Sharif who also serves as male nurse in Iraq. He developed himself as a videographer and started capturing the moments in the most unsafe province Diyala. There comes an unruly war without any specific rules imposed but still he continues to document the bright as well as the dark side of the war. By this war there was a downfall for Nori’s own province by the ISIS but still Nori doesn’t lose hope. This story tells about whether Nori will safeguard his family or would stand up for his own province. In Simple words, Nori is battling between family emotions and patriotism towards his country and how he overcomes it is where the climax lies.

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