Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival
April 3, 2022 6:00 PM
Run Time 1 hr 43 minutes / Drama / Director Damir Lukacevic / Germany / 2021/ Language German with English Subtitles
The 16-year-old Iranian Soheil moves with his parents from the tranquil, middle-class German town of Göttingen to Berlin-Wedding. He quickly makes friends with the young people in Husseyn's gang. Turks, Arabs, Kurds - in Wedding everyone is family, Soheil is welcomed by Husseyn. What his new friends don't know: Soheil is Jewish. When he wears his Star of David necklace in the supermarket, he is insulted by two Arab teenager and chased away. From now on, Soheil keeps hiding his Jewish identity. Soheil learns quickly. He adapts his language to the street slang, moves around the streets with the gang and becomes a sprayer. His tags are cool, "King Star" is his pseudonym.