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Gulîstan, Land of Roses

Gulîstan, Land of Roses

| 1 h 26 min
Gulîstan, Land of Roses
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This documentary travels deep into the mountains and deserts of Kurdistan, where armed female guerillas from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) defend Kurdish territory against ISIS. These women share their most intimate thoughts with filmmaker Zaynê Akyol, resulting in an immersive audience experience. By offering a window into this largely unknown world, the film exposes the hidden feminist face of a revolutionary group united by a common vision of freedom.

  • participation
    Sozdar Cudî
    Rojen Bêrîtan
    Nupelda Herekol
    Silan Doxan
    Sozdar Cemal
    Avasin Silan
    Devrim Ciziri
    Evindar Delila
    Edessa Amara
    Zozan Botan
    Beritan Derik
    Azer Pepule
    Adar Ararat
    Bercem Amed
    Ronak Gever
    Erivan Mako
    Ahmet Rubar
    Feride Alkan
    Roza Sila Nuda
    Nujin Derik
    Binevs Batman
    Duran Kalkan
    Cuma Biliki
    Rubar Teyi
    Medya Huner
    Viyan Dilara
    Dayan Efrin
    Tavin Tekosin
    Beritan Urfa
    Berivan Sarya
    Serbest Zagros
    Berivan Dersim
    Axin Kici
    Hevidar Devrim
    Nuda Xemgin
    Tirej Serhed
    Berivan Efrin
    Simal Dilsoz
    Delil Cudi
    Kendal Amanos
    Xelil Gever
    Simko Sorkew
    Dilbirin Gewer
    Herekol Kici
  • writer
    Zaynê Akyol
  • director
    Zaynê Akyol
  • executive producer
    Yanick Létourneau
    Colette Loumède
    Mehmet Aktas
  • producer
    Sarah Mannering
    Fanny Drew
    Yanick Létourneau
    Mehmet Aktas
    Nathalie Cloutier
    Denis McCready
  • director of photography
    Étienne Roussy
  • editor
    Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
  • assistant director
    Pamina Dittmann
  • additional images
    Zaynê Akyol
  • soundman
    Vincent Laroche-Gagnon
    Adel Ton
  • additional sound recording
    Shahram Ahmadian
  • associate producer
    Zaynê Akyol
  • production manager
    Sarah Mannering
    Fanny Drew
    Said Nur Akkus
  • production coordinator
    Constance Malpel
    Chinda Phommarinh
    Isabelle Limoges
  • production accountant
    Pascal Larose
  • production assistant
    Janna Heine
    Nihat Nuyan
    Erdal Kirik
    Imad Lezgin
  • driver
    Serdar Alturk
  • script consultant
    Diane Poitras
    Mehmet Aktas
  • post-production supervisor
    Andrée-Anne Roussel
  • assistant editor
    Andrée-Anne Roussel
  • sound design
    Olivier Calvert
  • music composer
    Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux
  • online editor
    Yannick Carrier
  • technical support - editing
    Pierre Dupont
    Isabelle Painchaud
    Patrick Trahan
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
  • foley
    Lise Wedlock
  • foley technician
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • graphic designer
    Marie-Claude Marquis
    Gabriel Jasmin
  • marketing manager
    François Jacques
  • marketing manager - assistance
    Michelle Rozon
  • administrator
    Sia Koukoulas
  • administrative assistant
    Pascale Savoie-Brideau
  • technical coordinator
    Mira Mailhot
  • line producer
    Mélanie Lasnier
  • legal consultant
    Remy Khouzam
  • insurance
  • financial services
    Banque Nationale du Canada
  • translation
    Zaynê Akyol
    T&S Coop
    Berivan Almami
    Hatice Aktas
  • subtitles
    Zaynê Akyol
    T&S Coop


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