Facing Death with Wirecutter (2017) 

Documentary Film

Directed by Sarwar Abdullah 

45 minutes 


Kurdish with English subtitles 


A military engineering team of Kurdistan Peshmerga forces, working with some simple equipment like wire cutters and wire blades remove bombs and mines planted by the ISIS group, often facing many obstacles and making sacrifices on the way. Three members of the team were killed by planted bombs whilst shooting scenes of the film.   

SOAS, 21st April 2018 @12:00