Emmy-awarded documentary

Author: ARTE G.E.I.E.

Moving documentary about the dancer Ahmad Joudeh who flees the Syrian war and finds a new life in Holland. Emmy-awarded in the category "Arts Documentary".

  • Dance or Die by Roozbeh Kaboly | Copyright: © Roozbeh Kaboly, ZDF/ARTE

    Dance or Die by Roozbeh Kaboly © Roozbeh Kaboly, ZDF/ARTE

"Dance or Die" - These three words are written on the back of Ahmad Joudeh's neck. The tattoo is Ahmad's declaration of war against ISIS, in case it might pick him up. "Dance or Die" is a moving documentary by TV journalist Roozbeh Kaboy about a young Syrian dancer who flees the war and finds a new life in Holland. But the ghosts of the past won't let him go. Awarded the Emmy in the category "Arts Documentary" in 2019, already available on until 2 April 2021.



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