Sidik and the Panther
For 25 years Sidik has been searching for a leopard in the mountains of Kurdistan. Sidik believes his homeland will survive once the leopard returns.
For 25 long years Sidik has been searching for a snow leopard in the genocide-scarred mountains of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. If he can capture one of the magical creatures on film Sidik believes his homeland will survive. The region will be declared a national park. And the bombs will never fall again. As he travels through the Kurdish mountains, he meets animals, rivers, plants, and people whose memories and stories mesh with his own...
82' / colour
Original title: SIDIK EN DE PANTER
Dir: Reber Dosky
Prod: Dieptescherpte - Jos de Putter
Sc: Reber Dosky
D.O.P.: Roy van Egmond
Completed: November 2019
Second feature length documentary.
Meryem (2017, short doc) Award: Best Non-Fiction Short Award-Short Shorts FF, RADIO KOBANI (2016, doc) Awards: a.o. Beeld en Geluid-Award Best Dutch Doc-IDFA, F:Act Award-CPH: Dox, Best European Feature Award-DocuTIFF, FIPRESCI Award-Bergen IFF, THE SNIPER OF KOBANI (2015, short doc) Awards: a.o. Best Int. Short-Int. Doc FF Mexico City, Best Doc-Sapporo Short FF, Best Doc-It's All True FF.
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