Isis forces began attacking the syrian kurdish city of kobane, or kobani, in september 2014. To edit the content on this page, go to the pages section of your shopify admin. See who are the peshmerga the braves courageous army who fight for humanity, freedom, justice, peace, love, home land, nation, innocent peoples, world, youre not alone when you have peshmerga. Peshmerga fighter openly taunts isis sniper about how. Look for the winner posted next to each awarded nominee. It consists of a closeup look at the peshmerga, the fighting force of the kurds, battling to establish the state of kurdistan across the existing states of syria, iraq, iran, and turkey. In close quarters with the peshmergas, these kurdish fighters who show unfailing determination in their fight against obscurantism and jihadi fundamentalism, the film takes us from the heights of mosul to the heart of the sinjar mountains passing on the way via the last christian monasteries threatened with destruction. This is a video about that awkward moment when you realize the sniper couldnt hit you, even if you stood. A chilling and openended story, the road to mosul is an eyeopening report on the current climate of violence in the middle east. Kurdish peshmerga fight endless stream of isis militants. As jules suzdaltsev explains in todays seeker daily report, the peshmerga can be considered the standing army of iraqi kurdistan, the autonomous region of iraq that spans roughly 15 thousand. While at the time of filming the peshmerga continued to maintain their stronghold in the region, it remains to be seen how the situation will resolve. The peshmerga are engaged in small running battles with isis fighters along a 600mile stretch of border between the kurdish region and the area were isis has footholds in villages and towns used.
Watch peshmerga full movie in hd visit movie 398626 from july to december 2015, with a camera team in tow, bernardhenri levy jou. The bbc looks at the background to the peshmerga kurdish fighters who have been taking on islamic state militants in northern iraq. Fury road had 10 nominations and took home the most awards with 6 oscar wins. The hexagon society is honoured to invite you to an exceptional screening of bernardhenri levys latest documentary, in official selection at cannes film festival this year, about the peshmerga, the kurdish name for the warriors battling isis. Peshmerga 2016 full movie download full hd youtube.
A huge coalition of iraqi troops, kurdish peshmerga allies and iraqi irregulars press forward with their assault to recapture mosul from isis. Kurdish forces battling against islamic state in iraq tell the abc the militants have used chemical attacks and spy drones in a war they warn will get tougher even with a. A peshmerga fighter, standing out in the open on purpose, openly taunts an isis sniper about how bad of a marksman he is while laughing. Peshmerga arrested isis fighter, look what he says.
Members of the peshmerga modern brigade course are given instruction on basic rifle marksmanship in the vicinity of irbil, in northern iraq in march 2016. Peshmerga 1h 32min documentary, war 8 june 2016 france from july to december 2015, bernardhenri levy and a team of cameramen travelled the kilometres of the frontline that separates iraqi kurdistan from daeshs troupes. Peshmerga is a documentary film by the french intellectual bernardhenri levy. It consists of a closeup look at the peshmerga, the fighting force of the kurds, battling to establish the state of kurdistan across. Write a few sentences to tell people about your store the kind of products you sell, your mission, etc. Alongside the peshmergas kurdish fighters imbued with unfailing. You can also add images and videos to help tell your story and generate more interest in your shop. Peshmerga special forces kill isis during night operations. Iraqi kurdish peshmerga ask uk for help against isis. During the recent peshmerga liberation of bashiqa, a town on the eastern outskirts of mosul city, kurdish forces stumbled upon a few dozen beleaguered isis fighters held up at isolated buildings across the town in one rare instance, an islamic state militant who clearly suffered from poor hygiene surrendered himself to the advancing peshmerga soldiers. The journey resulted in a visual logbook offering a special insight into an unfinished war with a global impact.
American peshmerga in the fight against isis the atlantic. Aid workers told human rights watch that on october 9, 2016, kurdish forces, including peshmerga, asayish, and kirkuk police, surrounded the kirkuk governorate arab village of. Kurdish fighters who show unfailing determination in their fight against obscurantism and jihadi fundamentalism, the film takes us from the heights of mosul to the heart of the sinjar mountains passing on the way via the last christian monasteries threatened with destruction. Read the latest news about kobane the kurdish project. Kurdish peshmerga getting heavy weapons for mosul push. From july to december of 2015, french writerphilosopherfilmmaker bernardhenri levy followed the kurdish troops fighting isis in the trenches on the 1,000 kilometers of the frontline between. Retaking mosul will take 2 months, general says cnn. Peshmerga a controversial french writerphilosopher redeems past attempts at selfaggrandizement with this in. The kurds cannot force shia and sunni arabs to live together in peace. Since the iraqi army is forbidden by iraqi law to enter kurdistan region, the peshmerga, along with their security subsidiaries, are responsible for the security of kurdistan region.
The 24yearold university student smiled as he left his parents home in slemani, a city in iraqi kurdistan, bought cigarettes, made a few phone calls. Due to the citys prime location, near oil pipelines, supply routes and the turkish border, it was a strategic target for isis to attack and for the kurds and other allies to defend. View the list of winners below from oscar sunday as well as the complete list of 2016 oscar nominees. It is corroborated by satellite imagery revealing evidence of widespread destruction carried out by peshmerga forces, or in some cases.
Peshmerga is both insufferable as a documentary and downright insulting as a tribute to the men and women risking their lives against daesh. Forced displacement and deliberate destruction in northern iraq, is based on field investigation in villages and towns and testimony gathered from more than 100 eyewitnesses and victims of forced displacement. News on the battlefront against isis with the peshmerga. For 50 years, film at lincoln center has been dedicated to supporting the art and elevating the craft of cinema and enriching film culture. Bernardhenri levy travels into iraq to document the kurdish forces taking on isis and praises their commitment to equality as well as their bravery. A more detached film might have wondered aloud if our admiration for the plucky peshmerga is the equivalent of our praise for afghanistans. From this journey, comes a logbook in images that offers a privileged view of a war that is unfinished but whose stakes are of global importance. Peshmerga definition of peshmerga by the free dictionary. It was granted a late entry to the 2016 cannes film festival as a special screening.196 619 651 720 562 826 564 478 559 1330 1637 1441 801 77 1409 1580 1213 1500 306 523 781 529 1001 1167 487 1473 19 457 644 334 226 627 1353 1547 1243 179 271 661 1235 1441 156 1362 1342 504 1101