March 1988, the Ba’ath-Regime attacks the city Halabja with chemical weapons. The attack was part of a bigger plan to murder the Kurds. After 25 years the victims can still not hide their tears. This film tells the story of these victims and seeks to portray how the attack actually happened, but also to find out if it is nevertheless possible to discover some hope amongst the people of Halabja.
Sirini, born in Slemani in 1973, has a European Master of Media Arts, with a focus in script writing and film directing. Also, he was the Director of Slemani Cinema Directorate and worked as project leader at the Media West Foundation.
2013 There is Hope Behind the Tears
1992 The Crazy’s
THERE IS HOPE BEHIND THE TEARS
Original Title: Hîway pişt firmêskekan
Production Company: Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs
Production Year: 2013
Director: Ako Sirini
Script: Ako Sirini
Cinematography: Wefa Mela Rahim
Editor: Nerwan Taha
Music Composer: Ako Aziz Inayet
Running Time: 25min
Main Cast: the victims of Halabja Chemical Attack