The Rain Bride | AKFF

This film interweaves traditional storytelling, music, and dance to connect the past and present, highlighting the recurring history of war in Kurdistan and the emerging social resistance against it.

The Rain Bride explores a fight held not only on the frontlines but also within communities and families, highlighting one woman’s struggle for a self-determined life. Intertwining the past and present through the use of traditional storytelling, music, and dance, the film reflects both the repetitive history of the war in Kurdistan and the growing social resistance to participate in it in the present.