24th TDF: Greek Premiere

Jabir, Usama, and Useir are three young Bosnian brothers who grew up in the shadow of their father, a strict Islamist preacher. When he gets sentenced to two years in prison for terrorism, the three brothers are suddenly left alone. They can explore the newly acquired freedom on the difficult journey to becoming men. A fascinating exploration of youth, manhood, and search for identity.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market.

Direction: Francesco Montagner
Script: Francesco Montagner, Alessandro Padovani
Cinematography: Prokop Souček
Editing: Valentina Cicogna, Klára Tasovská, Jorge Sánchez Calderón
Sound: Daniela Bassani, Marzia Cordò, Adam Levý
Production: Nutprodukce
Producers: Pavla Janoušková Kubečková
Co-production: Nefertiti Film, Rai Cinema, Arte GEIE, Czech television, Al Jazeera Documentary, FAMU
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Czech Republic, Italy
Production Year: 2021
Duration: 97΄
Contact: Deckert Distribution
Awards/Distinctions: Pardo d’oro, “Cineasti del presente” Competition – Locarno IFF 2021, Main Award (Czech Joy Competition), Best Cinematography – Ji.hlava IDF 2021, Special Mention – Verzio HRFF 2021, Special Mention – AJB DOC 2021, Special Mention – Verzio HRFF 2021

Francesco Montagner


2014 Animata resistenza
2018 Importance of Everybody (short fiction)
2021 Brotherhood