Good Kurds, Bad Kurds:No Friends but the Mountains

‘Good’ Kurds live in Iraq and are persecuted by Saddam Hussein. The US supports their struggle. Meanwhile, across the border in Turkey, the ‘Bad’ Kurds are involved in an armed struggle against US ally Turkey. Filmmaker and freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan, investigates this dichotomy, aided by famed cinematographer Haskell Wexler.

Duration:
79 minutes

Country of origin:
USA

Year of production:
1999