In the shadow of Djebel Sindjar

Australia, 1970

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Since Kurdistan is divided between Turkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia, a variety of lifestyles is evident throughout the country. This film tells of life in a tiny Yazidi village - Jedalla - in Kurdistan and compares this with life in a nomad camp.

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