Meryem

A film by: Reber Dosky

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.

Country: the Netherlands
Genre: documentary
Length: 15’11″
Completion: 03/2017
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Kurdish
Subtitles: English

Festivals::

  • Tampere Film Festival, Finland (8 – 12 March, 2017)
    International Competition
  • REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada (15 – 19 March, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (5 – 9 April, 2017)
    Dutch Competition
  • VIS Vienna Shorts Film Festival, Austria (1 – 6 June, 2017)
    Fiction & Documentary Competition
  • Art Film Fest Kosice, Slovakia (16 – 24 June, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Lago Film Fest, Italy (21 – 29 July, 2017)
    Borders Competition
  • Pleinbioscoop, the Netherlands (9 – 27 August, 2017)
    En Plein Public
  • Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany (10 – 14 August, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Sarajevo Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina (11 – 18 August, 2017)
    Official Selection: European Shorts
  • Concorto Film Festival, Italy (19 – 26 August, 2017)
    Borders Competition
  • São Paulo International Short Films Festival, Brazil (23 August – 3 September, 2017)
    International program
  • Quebec City Film Festival, Canada (13 – 23 September, 2017)
    International Short Film Competition
  • Riga International Film Festival, Latvia (13 – 16 September)
    Short Riga International Short Film Competition SHORT RIGA
  • FESTCURTASBH – Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil (29 September – 8 October)
    Special program: Atravessamentos
  • BFI London Film Festival, United Kingdom (4-15 October, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Festival International Signes de Nuit, France (5 – 15 October, 2017)
    International Competition

Director: Reber Dosky
Producer: Jos de Putter
Cinematographer: Reber Dosky
Additional camera: Nina Badoux
Sound: Taco Drijfhout, Huibert Boon
Editor: Rémi van der Heiden