Tens of thousands of Kurds' and revolutionary people in Turkey were sent to jail following the military coup in Turkey on September 12, 1980. Kurds, imprisoned in Diyarbakir Prison, which is listed as one of the 10 worst prisons in the world, were subjected to vicious acts of torture. A group of Kurdistan freedom fighters started an unprecedented resistance protesting torture and prison conditions and to fight for their basic human rights and freedoms. As part of their resistance, they went on indefinite hunger strike on July 14, 1982.

Turkey/ 2017/Turkish-Kurdish with English subtitles

Director: Hasim Aydemir

Running time: 140mins

Note: Actor Suat Usta for 14 July and Kudret Gunes for Buka Barane are expected to attend and participate in a post-screening Q&A.

Short film: Buka Barane by Kudret Gunes


15.04.2018 SUNDAY 8PM



Vue Wood Green, 180 High Rd, Wood Green, London N22 6EJ