The Netherlands 2018

Synopsis

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.

Director's Biography

Reber Dosky (1975, Dohuk/Kurdistan) is a Kurdish-Dutch filmmaker. Living in The Netherlands since 1998, he 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.

Filmography:
2017 – MERYEM, doc.
2016 – RADIO KOBANI, doc.
2016 – YEZIDI GIRLS, doc.
2015 – THE SNIPER OF KOBANI, doc.
2015 – HORSEPOWER
2015 – ONE HAPPY DAY
2014 – 4EVER, doc.
2013 – THE CALL, doc.
2012 – MY GOOD FORTUNE IN AUSCHWITZ, doc.
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Cast & Crew

Directed by : Reber Dosky

Produced by : Jos de Putter

Director of Photography : Reber Dosky

Editor : Rémi van der Heiden

Sound Design : Taco Drijfhout, Huibert Boon

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2018