Kobane documentary to help Heyva Sor Italy

Before that the coronavirus pandemic stopped the activities planned by Heyva Sor Italy, the association had begun screening the documentary On the road to Kobane by Enrico del Gamba.

As the pandemic emergency continues in Italy, Heyva Sor and the director have decided to screen the documentary online for a small fee.

Half of the profits will go to help financing projects carried out by Heyva Sor Italy in Rojava.

The trailer

Filmmaker Enrico Del Gamba presented the documentary together with Alican Yildiz, the Kurdish activist founder of Heyva Sor a Kurdisanê-Italy Onlus just before the coronavirus emergency.

Del Gamba met Yildiz in 2015 in his kebab shop in Livorno. Alican Yildiz told him his story and that of his people and one day asked the director to follow him on one of his humanitarian expeditions to Turkey to help Kurdish refugees from Syria.

"What happened next changed my way of seeing the world" - explained Enrico Del Gamba, adding: "It connected me to people as different from my culture as far from my land."

Headquartered in Livorno, Heyva Sor a Kurdistanê-Italy has dedicated its work to solidarity with Rojava for the last 8 years.

The film can be watched here: