The Kobane Press Club (2015)
43min · Documentary, War · 1 January 2015
For more than three months, the Kurdish Syrian border city of Kobane has been under siege by Islamic State fighters. The international media from Turkish border watched the city and most of them were relying on a group of Kurdish journalists/ Activists for information from inside the city. Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Zanyar Omrani managed to go inside Kobane. For two weeks he follows these young men and woman. He reveals how they do news-gathering under constant Islamic State shelling and snipers. While he follows the journalists we meet the defenders of Kobane. it is raw and intimate documentary that shows the resilience of the defenders of the city.