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Antonia Kilian’s CPH:DOX Screener ‘The Other Side of the River’ Explores Female Emancipation in Syria’s Rojava Region

Published May 01 2021 at 9:54 AM GMT
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  • As a feminist filmmaker, Antonia Kilian was inspired to travel to northern Syria after forces of the Kurdish autonomous region known as Rojava liberated the'city of Minbij from ISIS militants.
  • It was in Minbij that Kilian met Hala, a young Arab woman who had fled her conservative family and the prospects of a forced marriage.



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  • Published May 1, 2021 9:54 AM GMT
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