Songs of the Era

Sarkot Nikdel

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Sarkot Nikdel, Songs of the Era (still), 2017/2018.

Festival Forum: New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival 2021 Songs of the Era
Sarkot Nikdel

19 Minutes
Rojhilat, East Kurdistan

Festival Forum

October 7–21, 2021

Songs of the Era documents Kurdish musicians working hard to revive a Kurdish music style that has lost its popularity, and is not practiced widely anymore.

Songs of the Era is one of twelve films picked by the programmers of the fifth edition of the New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival as part of a special feature on e-flux Video & Film, streaming for two weeks from October 7–21 and accompanied by a conversation between the festival’s founder Xeyal Qertel and e-flux’s Lukas Brasiskis. See the full program here.

The program is part of the series Festival Forum on e-flux Video & Film, presenting collaborations with established and emerging moving-image festivals from around the world.

For more information, contact program [​at​] e-flux.com.

Film, Music
Documentary, Folklore & Tradition, Middle East
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Sarkot Nikdel (b. 1996, Kurdistan Province, Iran) is an English teacher and filmmaker. He has made several short films, including most recently Fifth Narcissus.

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