Moderation: Fatima Moumouni
Hüseyn came to Germany with his wife as "guest workers", worked tirelessly for thirty years and saved for a condominium in Istanbul. After retiring, he finally fulfills his dream - and dies of a heart attack on the day he moves in. His family travels from Germany to join him for the funeral. They all have their own baggage of secrets and wishes with them. "Djinns" asks about the family as a structure, looking deep into the history of past decades and far ahead. "A grandiose family fresco" (ndr)
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Fatma Aydemir (*1986 in Karlsruhe) lives in Berlin and is a columnist and editor at taz. In 2017, her multi-award-winning debut novel "Ellbogen" was published, and in 2019 she co-edited the anthology "Eure Heimat ist unser Albtraum" with Hengameh Yaghoobifarah. "Djinns" was awarded the Robert Gernhardt Prize.
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