From a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, an 8-year-old girl, EVLIN, characterizes the resistance of her homeland. Her heroes, the Kurdish female fighters, are defending the city of Kobane against the onslaught by ISIS militants. The power of the human spirit emanates through Evlin as she shows us that hope and resilience prevail even in the most tragic of circumstances. Resistance is Life or “Berxwedan Jiyane” in Kurdish, is the motto of the spirit in which the people of Kobane persist through months of devastating attacks. Embodying that spirit, Evlin takes us on a journey that introduces the many different faces of the resistance on both sides of the border and provides a unique look at the extraordinary spirit behind the first major victory against ISIS.

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Studio
Burn a Light Productions
Genre
Documentary
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© 2017 Burn a Light Productions

Languages

Primary
Kurdish (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English (Subtitles), French (Subtitles), German (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles)

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