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FILM SERIES: Homeland (Shortfilm)

  • House of Sweden 2900 K Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States (map)

Screening of 'Homeland'

Director: Sara Broos
Cast: Raghad Kanawati, Morten Harket

A young woman escapes the war in Syria and ends up in the forest in Sweden.

Music is a way for her to survive and brings her back in dreams and memories to her homeland. Specially one song has followed her all her life; a song by the Norwegian popband A-ha. She listened to them during her childhood in Damaskus and now that song becomes a link between the past and the present and holds a new meaning. She has a dream to meet the singer Morten Harket, someone she has admired since she was a child. A story about the power of music and the meaning of the word homeland.

Click here to see trailer.

Embassy of Sweden are continuing the popular film series "Sweden on the screen" as a part of the Embassy 2017 theme program Safe & Sound. 

English subtitles, FREE admission and no assigned seating.