Each night, the only border-crossing between India and Pakistan on a 1000 km stretch becomes the scene of an extraordinary event. Thousands of people gather to witness the ritual closing of the border. The masses get as close to the gate as possible to greet their former neighbours.

Original title: Wagah
Director: Supriyo Sen
Cinematography: Ranu Ghosh, Najaf Bilgrami
Others: Editing: Szilvia Ruszev; Sound: Sk. Abdul Rajjak, Ghulam Mohudin Chand
Production: DETAiLFILM, Henning Kamm
Dialogue: Urdu, Hindi, Persian
Subtitles: German
Clearance of minors: 0 years
Licensed territory: Worldwide

Jury and Audience Award Hamburg Competition, ISFF Hamburg 2009

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