Chiaroscuro: House Without Roof

House without a roof

Date and Time

Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:00 PM


UICA Movie Theater: 2 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503


House Without Roof  (Haus Ohne Dach)  (Iraq (Kurdistan)/Germany/Qatar) is a 2017 film directed and written by Soleen Yusef. The journey of siblings Liya, Jan, and Alan who were born in the Kurdish area of Iraq and grew up in Germany. The three of them want to fulfill their mother`s last wish to bury her in her home village beside her husband who got killed in the war under the Saddam Hussein regime.

This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 11 in the UICA theater.

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages reflecting the regional cuisine of the film's origin.


Panel Discussion for House Without a Roof:

Moderator: Gretchen Minnhaar

Panelist(s): Anal Shah and Sebastian Maisel 


Chiaroscuro International Film Series
44 Grandville Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503


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