The Sorrow of our House

in 2018 Competition

Documentary Films

Documentary, Short | Russia (Georgian, Russian, Turkish) | 25 min
  • Kirsten Gainet
  • Kirsten Gainet
  • Kirsten Gainet
  • Minnihan Gainetdinov

Firuza, a ten-year-old girl, writes an essay in Russian entitled “Homeland”. She asks her grandmother Mushkinaz to help her. The old woman tells the story of her hard life, about the childhood in Georgia and the life in Kazakhstan after the repressions of Meskhetian Turks in 1944.


6th Woodengate International Film Festival
14th Human Rights International Film Festival
History Film Festival
14th International Festival of Muslim Cinema
10th International Unseen Film Festival “Film Sozialak”