Death Island

Documentary / 2018 | 40 min.

Movie Info

  • Release Date: 31 Mar, 2018
  • Country Azerbaijan
  • Author Kamal Deniz
  • Broadcaster Xezer TV
  • Submitting institution Xezer Media Center
  • TV Programme Field Man


Competition status – Participant

“Death Island”, an episode of the television programme “Field Man” is about a place where thousands of people were killed
and tortured first by Tsarist Russia and then by Soviet ideology. The Boyuk Zira is one of the largest Islands of Baku Achipelago, called the “Death Island” because people were killed there. The documentary shows the history of this place that became a graveyard for so many throughout Azerbaijani History.

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