Radio Kobani

A film by: Reber Dosky

Radio Kobani tells the story of young female radioreporter Dilovan against the background of the fight against IS and the return to daily life in the Kurdish city of Kobanî.

Country: the Netherlands
Length: 69’19”
Completion: 11/2016
Genre: documentary, human rights
Screening format: DCP
Spoken language: Kurdish
Subtitles: English


  • International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Netherlands (16 – 27 November, 2016)
    National Competition Won: Beeld en Geluid IDFA Award for Best Dutch Documentary
  • CPH:DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, Denmark (16 – 26 March, 2017)
    F:Act Award Won: F:Act Award
  • Movies That Matter, the Netherlands (24 March – 1 April, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • Ismailia International Film Festival, Egypt (19 – 25 April, 2017)
    Documentary Competition Best Documentary Award & Jury of Film Critics Society of Egypt Award
  • Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Australia (4 – 18 May, 2017)
    Official Selection
  • DOCUMENTAMADRID – International Madrid Documentary Festival, Spain (4 – 14 May, 2017)
    International Competition
  • DocuTIFF – Tirana International Documentary Film Festival, Albania (10 – 17 May, 2017)
    Feature Documentary Competition

Director: Reber Dosky
Producer: Dieptescherpte: Jos de Putter
Cinematographer: Nina Badou
Additional camera: Reber Dosky
Sound: Taco Drijfhout
Sound design: Taco Drijfhout
Editor: Xander Nijsten
Composer: Juho Nurmela
Co-production: HUMAN