Documentary about Sidik Barzani’s frenetic efforts for twenty-five years to make the panther return to the gorgeous, but partly war-stricken Kurdish mountains.
For many years, Sidik Barzani has been hiking through the gorgeous, but partly war-stricken mountains of Kurdistan (North-Iraq). During these treks, he cares for and patches up nature wherever he can. To Kurds, the mountains are sacred. Sidik has one ultimate goal; the return of the panther to this area. Where he looks for the panther, he finds people, other animals and plants; he notes down stories, observations and memories in his diary. This documentary, with its observing style, shows how nature and man are inextricably bound.


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Title: Sidik en de panter
Year: 2019
Duration : 1 hour, 13 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2020

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Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Lange Documentaire (2020)
Reber Dosky

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