Azerbaijan's 'Sholler's Archive' wins award at film festival in Germany
Azerbaijani film 'Sholler's Archive' has received an award at the Best Independents international film festival in Germany, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov said.
He said the film is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the resettlement of German colonists in Azerbaijan. The film highlights the commitment of Azerbaijanis to the European culture, the Azerbaijan-Germany friendship and the multicultural values of Azerbaijan. During World War II, 22, 841 Germans were exiled to Kazakhstan and Siberia. One of the families were the Shollers. And Mrs. Sholler gave her 6 month old granddaughter to an Azerbaijani family due to the harshness of the conditions of exile.
Starring in the film are Sabir Mammadov, Ajdar Zeynalov, Rovshan Karimdukt, Shirzad Pirallahi, Ramiz Valiyev and others. The film gained five gold medals so far and narrates a story of the German colonist and his family, who moved to Azerbaijan, AZerTAc reported.