Stephan Talneau

Film Director, Camera & Editing

www.stephantalneau.com

Petra Nachtmanova

Protagonist & Music Researcher

www.petranachtmanova.com

Selcen Kucukustel 

Assistant Director - Turkey

Tea Mikic 

Assistant Director - Bosnia

Yalda Yazdani

Assistant Director - Iran

Verjana Abazaj

Assistant Director - Albania

Florent Chaintiou

Field Sound Recording & Mixing

https://www.nadanadi.de/

Rashid Aghamaliyev

Assistant Director - Azerbaijan

Neda Milanova

Assistant Director - Bulgaria

Based on an idea by

Petra Nachtmanova

Peter McMurray

 

Script

Petra Nachtmanova

Stephan Talneau

 

Direction & Camera

Stephan Talneau

 

Sound

Florent Chaintiou

 

Editing

Levent Çelebi aka LewQ

Stephan Talneau

 

Director Assistants

Tea Mikić (Bosnia)

Verjana Abazaj (Albania)

Neda Milanova (Bulgaria)

Selcen Küçüküstel (Turkey)

Rashid Aghamaliyev (Azerbaijan)

Yalda Yazdani (Iran)

 

Translations

Yasemin Ural

Emma Greenfield

Golnar Tabibzadeh

Selcen Küçüküstel

Rashid Aghamaliyev

Gülistan Yiğit

Production managment

Stephan Talneau

Petra Nachtmanova

Florent Chaintiou

 

Production

C. Cay Wesnigk

 

Comissioning Editor Arte Musica

Dieter Schneider

 

Many thanks to the musicians:

Berlin: Hasan Kuzu, Ali Ekber Akşahin, Carmelo Leotta, Bülent Emir, Deniz Mahir Kartal, Engin Işık, Erkut Kaya, Seçkin Karasu, Adir J Tekin Kosovo: Erjad Karpuzi, Reshat Murati Turkey: Arif Sağ, Engin Arslan, La Trio, Emre Dayıoğlu, Osman Kırca, Ali Ulutaş, Aydın Çekiç, Burhan Ertaş, Kul Kemal Işık, Sakine Işık, Rabia Zorlu Tbilisi: Şamil Hüseynov, Renat Hüseynov, Şöhret Hüseynova Aghstafa: Aşıq İlqar Qelemçeli, Aşıq Hüseyin Hüseyinov, Aşıq Rauf İsmayilov, Aşıq Mahir Aslanov, Gədəbəy Aşıq Məktəbi: Etibar Əliyev, Aşıq Şahin Əkberov, Aşıq Araz Hasanov, Aşıq Zülfüqar Samilov, Aşıq Mübariz Ceferov ve çocuklar

Thank you for all your support:

Volker Barth, Betrand Glosset, Emine Bütüner, Elise Lein, Jochen Sandig, Philipp Griess, Aurelie Païta, Ece Pazarbaşı, Philipp Dümcke, Brigitte Kramer, Jörg Jeshel, Thorsten Niemann, Cihan Şimşek, Yaman Kaya, Ahmet Yurdakul, Ali Ekber Akyol, Taner Akyol, Joël Betton, Hubert Kolland, Nevzat Çiftçi, TD Plattform, Metin Ürgen, Tom Ehrhardt, Mano Eigen, Eddy Wong, Bruno Quelennec, Antoine Villoutreix, Romain Grandjean, Celine Marin, Damien Orcel, Milo Orcel, Arthur Lochmann, Guillaume Breton, Małgorzata Stawowczyk, Eléonore Fourniau, Gülay Hacer Toruk, Cangül Kanat, Jerôme Cler, Prof. Dr. Mandy Schulze, Tamo Chaintiou, Naël Chaintiou, Laetitia Verbauwhede, Zoe Çelebi, Elio Çelebi

BALKANS

Selmir Šljivić, Artan Malaj, Berkant Curi, Jetmir Misini, İsmail Pireliev, Katya Barulova, Krassi Jeliazkov, Bozhko

TURKEY

Cenk Güray, Hasan Saltık, Haris Rigas, Emre Nişanci, Fatih Bildencan, Müjde Yazıcı Ergin, İsmail Altunsaray, Begüm Karahan, Doğa Okulu, Nazender Süzer Gökçe, Gürsel Gökçe, the family of Aşık Veysel, Yücel Paşmakçı, Ilgın Su, Selim Şükrü Atakan, Sevinç Yeşiltaş, Mercan Erzincan, Şener Temelli, Öner Temelli, Yener Temelli (Aşıklar Kahvesi Erzurum)

GEORGIA

Mirze Feteli Axundov Museum of Azerbaijani Culture in Tbilisi, Aşıq Mehman Memmedov (Sadaxli House of Culture), the People of Kepenekçi Village

AZERBAIJAN

Jahangir Mamadov, Asif Ibrahimov, Olga Aghamaliyeva, Eldar Aghamaliyev, Sehfayet Əliyev and family, the family of Akif İsmayilov, Selman Tosun and family, Əlekber İlyasov, Mikayil Əsedov, Elshan İsmayilov, Ibrahim Ahmadov, Gurban Əlekberov, Naiba Şirinova, Nargiz Baghirzade, Ali Isa Jabbarov

IRAN

Babak Rahati, Mojtaba Yousefi, Majid Tekkeh, Hamed Bolland, Eskandar Shahryari, Mehrdad Varasteh (Naghmeh Music Institute in Hamedan), Ayyoub Saeidi, Kaveh Sadeghi, Hemmat Agh and his family, Said Akbarzadeh (Atro Reisebüro), Saleh Mirsaeedi

We thank all the people we met for their incredible hospitality

and the people who helped and supported the project during the many years of development.

Developed with the support of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

supported by

the Filmförderung Hamburg

Schleswig Holstein FFHSH

 

and

ZDF/ ARTE

A Production of

ANTHRO MEDIA GbR Wesnigk & Barth

© 2019