Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

Veins of the World


Year: 2020
Country: GERMANY
Run Time: 97 minutes

Veins of the World
Veins of the World
Veins of the World
Veins of the World
Veins of the World
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In a province in the middle of the Mongolian steppe, 11-year-old, Amra, lives a traditional nomad life with his mother, Zaya, father, Erdene, and little sister, Altaa. While Zaya takes care of the flock, Erdene works as a mechanic and sells Zaya's homemade cheese at the local market. Their peaceful routine is threatened by the encroachment of international mining companies, digging for gold and devastating the natural habitat. Erdene is the leader of the last nomads opposing them, and tries to unite and convince his comrades not to accept the compensations the companies have offered. But after Amra's father dies in a tragic car accident, his mother wants to give up the nomad life and trade the steppe for the city. But Amra refuses and tries to carry on his father's David vs. Goliath fight with his cleverness and the tools of an 11-year-old boy in VEINS OF THE WORLD. — Global Screen

CIFF44 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Saturday, April 04, 2020 at 1:45 PM ET

Sunday, April 05, 2020 at 7:10 PM ET

Accessibility (?): No closed captions, audio description, English subtitles

Pan-Asian Cinema

International Narrative Competition
ReelWomenDirect Award for Excellence in Directing by a Woman


Byambasuren Davaa

Eva Kemme, Ansgar Frerich, Tobias N. Siebert

Byambasuren Davaa, Jiska Rickels

Talal Khoury

Anne J√ľnemann

Principal Cast
Bat-Ireedui Batmunkhw, Enerel Tumen, Yalalt Namsrai, Algirchamin Baatarsuren, Ariunbyamba Sukhee

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