Kobanê film screened in Qamishlo
Kobanê, a film telling the fight of the YPJ/YPG against ISIS, was screened at the Mihemed Şêxo Culture and Art Center in Qamishlo yesterday.
Qamishlo - Kobanê, a film telling the fight of the YPJ/YPG against the atrocity of ISIS, was screened at the Mihemed Şêxo Culture and Art Center in Qamishlo yesterday. The film was watched by hundreds of people. The film premiered in the city of Kobanê on September 20, 2022.
Necbîr Xanim, who portrayed a character in the film, spoke about the film and said that the aim of the film is to show the resistance in Kobanê against ISIS. Mentioning the role of women in the film, she said, “Women played an important role in production of the film. The film follows the life of Zehra. The character of Zehra tells how a revolutionary woman becomes the commander and how the battle was won led by women.”
“We want to show the resistance in Kobanê to the whole world”
Indicating that the people Kobanê supported them to shoot the film, Necbîr Xanim said, “I portray Martyr Asmin in the film. At first I was worried about how I could portray her because she was a strong woman. When I walked around the streets of Kobanê, I actually felt that Asmin's spirit lives in those streets. You feel happiness, pain, success and passion while watching the film. While we were shooting the film, some of our comrades were martyred in Girê Spi and Serêkanî. We promised to complete the shooting of the film in order not to leave their dreams uncompleted. Our people watch the heroism of Kobanê. After the film premiered in the city of Kobanê, it was screened in Manbij, Raqqa, Shahba, Hasakah, Rimêlan and Dêrîk. Today, it is screened in Qamishlo. We want to show the resistance of fighters in Kobanê to the whole world.”