Fronte Kurdistana

The Front Lines of Kurdistan

  • Documentary TV Film
  • 55’
  • 2015
  • Slovenia

The Front Lines of Kurdistan is a TV documentary about the modern history of the Kurds, an oppressed and besieged people attempting to create an independent state on the ruins of Middle East. The Kurds are the largest ethnic group without one; Kurdish-inhabited areas reach into Iran, Turkey, Iraq, and Syria. The documentary takes us to the battle lines between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State

The Front Lines of Kurdistan is a TV documentary about the modern history of the Kurds, an oppressed and besieged people attempting to create an independent state on the ruins of Middle East. The Kurds are the largest ethnic group without one; Kurdish-inhabited areas reach into Iran, Turkey, Iraq, and Syria. The documentary takes us to the battle lines between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State in Kirkuk and the Sinjar Mountains (Iraq), and Kobani (Syria). In December 2014 and January 2015, Erik Valenčič made it to the front lines of the fierce offensives and interviewed key figures in the struggle for an independent Kurdistan.

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Premiere
03.05.2015, Slovenia
Alternative title
The Front Lines of Kurdistan (english)
Production countries
Slovenia
Languages
english, kurdish, slovenian
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,77:1 // 16:9
Duration and length
55 minutes
Colour
Colour
Sound
stereo
Negative format
digital XDCAM

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