“Waiting for the End” is a film written and directed by Memetjan Semet, a Uyghur, and it reflects the current situation of Uyghurs. The film will be premiered in Washington on February 10, Uyghur Times Uyghur Edition reports.
Following the mass detention of the Uyghurs by the Chinese communist party in 2017, the terror shadow stretches over the population of overseas Uyghurs, including Shirzat, a university student in the United States. One day, he found out that his family also became one of the victims of China’s repressive policy. Overnight, his peaceful life suddenly turns into a nightmare, IMBd website introduces the film.
The film is about the life, identity, work, love, and struggles of a young Uyghur in exile and how he starts to advocate for his father due to his father’s imprisonment.
According to the film producer, ticket sales for the screening are limited.
Image: IMBd website / Waiting for the End