08 19 Oct '24

Beatrice Michel Leuthold, Hans Stürm

Sertsjawan

Edition 1993
90' - 1993 - Drama - Dialogue: German
Director: Beatrice Michel Leuthold, Hans Stürm
In March 1988, 25 Iraqi planes descended on the village of Halabja, and released a deadly cargo of chemical gas, killing hundreds of Kurds. Using the incident as a departure point, this docu's examination of Kurdish culture is particularly relevant as world attention focuses on 'ethnic cleaning' in other parts of the globe.( ... ) Starting with a news photo of a dead Kurdish man holding a child in his arms, filmmakers Beatrice Michel Leuthold and Hans Stürm offer a sensitive look at Kurdish history, culture and continued persecution under Sadam Hussein.

Credits

Director

Beatrice Michel Leuthold, Hans Stürm

Scenario

Beatrice Michel Leuthold

Director of Photography

Hans Stürm

Editor

Hans Stürm, Beatrice Michel Leuthold

More information

Dialogue

German

Countries of production

Switzerland

Year

1993

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