Kurdbûn - Essere curdo

88 mins
9.2 / 10 (162)


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.

MUBI's take

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.

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