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Gulîstan, Land of Roses – Kurdish Women in combat against the Islamic State [Video documentary]

Gulîstan, Land of Roses (French title: Gulîstan, terre de roses) is a 2016 feature-length documentary film about women guerillas in a Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Free Women’s Unit, in combat against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, directed by Kurdish Montreal filmmaker Zaynê Akyol. Shot in Iraqi Kurdistan, the film is co-produced Montreal’s Périphéria Productions, Germany’s MitosFilm and the National Film Board of Canada.

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