The Other Side of the River 

Original title: The Other Side of the River

A feature length documentary by Antonia Kilian

 

Length: 90 min

Genre: Documentary

Year of production: 2020

Production country: Germany / Finland

Starring: Hala

Director: Antonia Kilian

Director of Photography: Antonia Kilian

Editing: Joona Louhivuori & Antonia Kilian

Producer: Frank Mueller (Doppelplusultra), Antonia Kilian

Hala, a young Arab woman, joins the Kurdish women's movement to flee the Islamic State (IS). After months, she returns to her hometown to help build a free society. She encounters resistance not only within the patriarchal traditional society, but also within her own family.

 

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