A visual document that testifies to the daily struggle of the Kurdish people against the oppression of the Turkish army. A living fragment of contemporary epic: a cross-section of Kurdish identity today. The visual diary of the journalist Berfin Kar carves the collective memory of every Kurd.
A passionate, no-holds-barred video diary shot during the siege of Cizre, Kurdbûn – Essere curdo is also a vital ode to the power of resistance. Comprised of dramatic unreleased footage filmed by a Kurdish journalist, this urgent documentary takes us to the frontlines of injustice and oppression.
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Alain Resnais, 1956, France
Chris Marker, 1983, France
Stephen Kijak, 2006, United Kingdom
Steven Sebring, 2008, United States
Stuart Samuels, 2005, Canada
Agnès Varda, 2008, France
Peter Lennon, 1968, Ireland
Rob Epstein, 1984, United States
James Marsh, 2008, United Kingdom