ARTE documentary on Kurdish woman fighters on Women’s Day
German-French TV channel ARTE is broadcasting a new documentary on the struggle of woman fighters in Kurdistan.
German-French TV channel ARTE is broadcasting a new documentary on the struggle of woman fighters in Kurdistan. The documentary entitled ‘Kurdistan, Girls at War (Der Freiheitskampf der Kurdinnen/Kurdistan, La Guerre des Filles) was prepared by Mylene Sauloy, documents Sauloy’s visits to Rojava and Shengal in 2015, and will be broadcast this evening. ARTE will broadcast the documentary at 22:35 in its French channel and 21:55 in its German channel (European Time).
In its promotion text, ARTE emphasizes that the struggle of YPJ fighters is a successor of Sakine Cansız’s struggle that began in North Kurdistan 40 years ago.
The documentary highlights the military struggle of women in Rojava, Qandil and Shengal, as well as the democratic and pluralistic goals of these women.
The documentary can be watched in French and German through the following links until March 15: