I am not afraid of the night anymore

by Sarah Guillemet and Leïla Porcher

Documentary

2019

Directed by
Sarah Guillemet and Leïla Porcher

Authors
Sarah Guillemet
Leïla Porcher

Format
52', feature film
Produced by
SISTER productions
Les Productions du Lagon
Synopsis
In the heights of the Kurdish mountains between Iran and Iraq, Helia and Sama decide to take up arms clandestinely so they no longer have to endure the violence suffered by Kurdish and by women in Iran. Inside the Komala party’s encampment, they begin their political and military formation...
Festivals & awards
  • Fronts Populaires — Cinéma du Réel (Paris, France), 2020
  • Official selection — FIGRA (Festival International du Grand Reportage d'Actualité) (Touquet-Paris-Plage), 2020
  • Out-of-competition section for the young public — FIFF (Festival International du Film Francophone) (Namur, France), 2020
  • Official selection — Festival Chantiers Réels (Marseille, France), 2020
  • Out-of-competition selection — Les Escales Documentaires (La Rochelle, France), 2020
  • Official selection — Les Écrans Documentaires (Arcueil, France), 2020
  • Opening of the Documentary Film Month — Eden cinema (La Ciotat, France), 2020
  • Documentary Film Month — CINA (Nouvelle-Aquitaine independent cinemas) (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France), 2020
  • Official selection (in competition) — Traces de Vie (Clermont-Ferrand), 2020
  • "Field view" selection — Festival Jean Rouch (Paris France), 2020
  • Official selection — Festival International du film de Montagne d'Autrans (Autrans, France), 2020
  • "Docs au Féminin Selection — Comptoir du Doc (Rennes, France), 2021
  • Official selection — Festival de Cinéma de Douarnenez/Gouel ar filmoù (Douarnenez, France), 2021
  • Documentary Film Month — Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France), 2021
  • Documentary Film Month — Région Bretagne (Bretagne, France), 2021
  • Official selection — Le Grand Bivouac (Albertville, France), 2021
Partners
France 3 Corse ViaStella
CNC
PROCIREP-ANGOA
Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Région PACA