A film by Hussein Hassan.
Reşeba – The Dark Wind is the first feature narrative dealing with the genocide against the Yazidi people living in the Kurdish Shingal region through the so called Islamic State.
The young Yezidi love couple Reko and Pero gets separated when the Islamic State attacks their village in the Shingal region of Iraqi Kurdistan. The terrorists murder many villagers and sell the beautiful Pero on a slave market. But Reko searches for his fiancée and finds her in Syria. They find shelter in a refugee camp but Pero is deeply traumatized and the future of their love is uncertain.
Irak, Deutschland, Syrien, Katar 2016, 92 Min., OmU
Regie: Hussein Hassan
Drehbuch: Mehmet Aktaş, Hussein Hassan
Darsteller: Rekish Shahbaz, Dimen Zandi, Maryam Boobani, Nalin Kobani, Helket Idris