MERYEM

Netherlands, 2017, 15 min, Colour

Filmed during the battle of Kobani, this film reveals the women at the heart of the fight against IS. With stoical perseverance and the aid of American airstrikes, these women are leading the fight for freedom.

CREDITS

Director:

Reber Dosky

Producer:

Jos de Putter

Cinematography:

Reber Dosky

Editing:

Rémi van der Heiden

Sound:

Taco Drijfhout,Huibert Boon

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Reber Dosky (1975, Dohuk/Kurdistan) is a Kurdish-Dutch filmmaker. Living in The Netherlands since 1998, he went studied film direction at the Netherlands Film Academy. He completed his studies with The Call (2013), about the impact of war and displacement on the relation between a father and a son. The Call won several awards on international film festivals. The short documentary the Sniper of Kobani (2015) brought the international breakthrough of Reber Dosky and was awarded at multiple festivals. His feature debut Radio Kobani (2016) premiered at IDFA where it won the national competition. It played at numerous festivals and won 14 awards a.o. at CPHDOX and Camerimage.

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Sweden, 2017, Uppsala IShFF, EFA Nominee

Uppsala IShFF, Sweden 2017 - EFA Nominee

Argentina, 2017, Rio de Janeiro Curta Cinema, International Competition - Special Jury Prize

Rio de Janeiro Curta Cinema, Argentina 2017 - International Competition - Special Jury Prize

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