The Pasha, my mother and I

Amsterdam Koerdisch Film Festival

Director Nevine Gerits' personal journey revisiting her rich Kurdish family history with the help of her mother

Nevine’s childhood was dominated by her mother’s dream of a free Kurdistan. Pervine inherited this dream from her father, Ekrem Cemil Pasha, one of the founders of the modern Kurdish movement. Pervine was raised in exile, but kept fighting for the Kurdish cause. Will Pervince be the last in the line of this Pasha dynasty to fight for their long-lasting family legacy?