Peshmerga protecting civilized world, says director Bernard-Henri Levy

Waar, Duhok:

French thinker Bernard-Henri Levy’s documentary film “Peshmerga” has been screen at Duhok International Film Festival (IFF) on Monday.

The 92-minute picture shows a close-up look at the Kurds’ battle against the Islamic State militants, the festival organizers said.

“The Kurds are defending the civilized world…Without the Kurds, the world would be alone,” the French director told Waar.

The 67-year-old philosopher, long a supporter of the Kurdish cause, reportedly filmed battles in Kurdistan Region between the Peshmerga and the militant group.

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