12' / 2015 / Netherlands
English and spanish subtitled
Audience vote 7.11
The Sniper of Kobani is a portrait of Haron, a Kurdish fighter who came to the Syrian town of Kobani to end the IS occupation. Haron works as a sniper, amidst the enormous ruins of the city. In his hide-out, he reflects on his hopes and nightmares.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands (18 – 29 November, 2015) - Panorama Section / REGARD - Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada (16 – 20 March, 2016) - Official Competition Won: Critic Award / Vera Documentary and Short Film Festival, Finland (16 – 20 March, 2016) – Competition / Movies that Matter, the Netherlands (18 – 26 March, 2016) - Out of competition: Media that Matter / Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (6 – 10 April, 2016) - International Competition / It's All True - International Documentary Film Festival, Brazil (7 -17 April, 2016) - Short Film Competition / San Sebastian International Human Rights Film Festival, Spain (15 – 22 April, 2016) - Short Film Competition
Reber Dosky (1975) is a Kurdish / Dutch filmmaker, who finished his study in directing at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam in 2013. Reber shows in his films short stories of human relationships and puts them in a broader social context.
|Photography:||Reber Dosky, Nina Badoux|
|Music:||Wouter van Bemmel|
|Producers:||Jos de Putter|
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