Aamir

Vika EvdokimenkoUSA / United Kingdom16 minutes2017PGColourEnglish KurdishCanadian Premiere

View Aamir during the Where I Fit event.

Separated from his home and family by war, 13-year-old Aamir does what he can to survive on his own in an unofficial refugee camp in Europe. Though a friendship with an aid worker becomes a reason to be hopeful, his struggles put pressure on this new bond.

director
Vika Evdokimenko

Vika Evdokimenko is a graduate of Cambridge University. Her short doc Relative Madness premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and her narrative short Katya & the Scarlet Sails won the Special Jury Prize at the Canada International Film Festival and Best Short at the Fargo Fantastic Film Festival. Her online spot Find Your People for Atsby Vermouth was a finalist at the 2014 AICP Awards and shortlisted for the Porsche International Student Advertising Film Awards. Her feature The Place Behind Her Eyes (15) won Best Graduate Feature Screenplay at the Fusion Film Festival and also won the NYU Purple List. Evdokimenko attended the NYU Grad Film Program where she was mentored by Rebecca Miller and Spike Lee, and was the recipient of the Movado Exceptional Artist Prize. She is a Yaddo Colony fellow and is represented by 3 Arts Entertainment. Her latest short, Aamir (17), was nominated for the BAFTA 2018 Best British Short Film Award.

Additional Credits

Director
Vika Evdokimenko
Production Company
Än-Fän Ter-rible
Executive Producer
Oleg Evdokimenko
Producer
Vika Evdokimenko
Screenplay
Vika Evdokimenko, Oliver Shuster
Cinematographer
Robbie Ryan
Editor
Vika Evdokimenko
Production Designer
Jacqueline Abrahams
Sound
Roland Heap
Original Score
Jacaszek
Cast
Alan Asaad, Jasmine Blackborow
Connect