RUS

The Other Side of the River (18+)

Germany, 2021, colour, 91 min.
Director: Antonia Kilian
In order to avoid a forced marriage, 19-year-old Hala finds shelter across the Euphrates, at the Kurdish Female Military. While learning how to fight, she gets inspired by the promise of freeing more women. When the Kurdish military liberates her hometown from ISIS, Hala finds herself ready to fulfil her greatest dream: to free her sisters from her father's hand.
Russian premier

Antonia Kilian

Antonia Kilian

is a director, cinematographer and producer. She studied Visual Communication as well as Art and Media at the Berlin University of Arts and Cinematography in Film University in Potsdam Babelsberg and at the ISA in Havana, Cuba. In this time she worked as DoP for several films, both fiction and documentary that run on numerous festivals and created video installations and directed documentary shorts.

FILMOGRAPHY

Welcome to Europe, 2015; Hades Treptow, 2015; Stille Nacht, 2015; The Other Side of the River, 2021.
Germany, 2021, colour, 91 min.
Director: Antonia Kilian
In order to avoid a forced marriage, 19-year-old Hala finds shelter across the Euphrates, at the Kurdish Female Military. While learning how to fight, she gets inspired by the promise of freeing more women. When the Kurdish military liberates her hometown from ISIS, Hala finds herself ready to fulfil her greatest dream: to free her sisters from her father's hand.
Russian premier