Haytarma

Illustration
  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: April 13, 2017, 18:00 – 21:00

The story of the Tatars in director Achtem Seytabaev’s film.

A hero of the Soviet Union, the pilot Ahmetan Sultan, returns from the war to his home city, straight into a vortex of violence. His fate and that of his nearest and dearest was a foretaste of the terrible fate of the entire nation.

Ahead of the screening the Golden Accordionist, Tatar musician Server Abkerimov, will perform.

A discussion with Achtem Seytabaev on the history and present of Crimea will follow the film.

Film screened with English titles. Interpretation of discussion provided.

In cooperation with KITAP, the Tatar Association in Prague. 

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