WOMEN WITH GUNPOWDER EARRINGS / Zanani ba Gooshvarehaye Barooti

Bullets fly past her as an Iraqi female journalist covers the shocking stories of Syrian and Iraqi women and children in the war against ISIS in this utterly moving documentary.

Shot entirely in the heart of one of the today’s deadliest wars, Women with Gunpowder Earrings provides a truly honest and arresting portrait of war and its true meaning to the civilians who live every second of their lives in absolute fear.

Director: Reza Farahmand

Premiere: Locarno IFF

Iran, 2018, 77’, Arabic, Farsi, EN + CZ subtitles

Screenings:

Thursday 17. 1.    20:30 – Kino Pilotů    BUY TICKET 

 

Director

Reza Farahmand graduated in agricultural engineering before he moved on to his successful documentary career.

He directed several documentaries, including Freedom and Forgotten Childhood, before he made his successful feature length documentary, Women with Gunpowder Earrings, which premiered with rave reviews at the Locarno International Film Festival.