Competition Programme - Documentaries Opened Today
EVERYDAY REBELLION opened the Competition Programme - Documentaries. This is an Austrian film directed by Arash and Arman T. Riahi.
With EVERYDAY REBELLION, the director duo poses the following questions: What do the Occupy movement, the Spanish Indignados and the Arab Spring have in common? Is there a connection between the Iranian democracy movement and the Syrian struggle? And what is the link between the Ukrainian topless activists of Femen and the anti-government protests in Egypt? Finally, what do Serbia and Turkey have to do with all this?
Arash T. Riahi was born in Iran in 1972 and has been living in Vienna since 1982. He works as a writer, director and producer. He studied film and art. He has received over 50 international film awards for THE SOUVENIRS OF MR. X. His film FOR A MOMENT, FREEDOM was the Austrian candidate for the Academy Awards in 2010.