Two Documentaries Tell Different Stories About Syrian Refugees | May 27, 2017 | Voice of America by Penelope Poulou

Two new documentaries have shed light on the plight of Syria's refugees and how they are regarded by the world around them. Apo Bazidi's "Resistance is Life" chronicles the siege of Kobane, a primarily Kurdish town in northern Syria that Islamic State militants seized in 2014, forcing many of its inhabitants to flee.  [Click here to read further and watch the video report...]

The Fight of the Kurdish People on the Big Screen In Argentina 
(En Español)
May 26, 2017 | El Furgón by Nathalia Benavides

Se estrena en Argentina el documental Resistencia es vida del director kurdo Apo W.Bazidi. En esta entrevista, el realizador habla sobre cómo fue la experiencia de filmar a ambos lados de la frontera entre Siria y Turquía, un hecho que lo marcó definitivamente, no sólo en términos profesionales... [Haga clic aquí para leer más...]

Film Forum: Resistance is Life | April 05, 2017 | Hosted by 90.3 WCPN's Lawrence Daniel Caswell

With brilliant immediacy, Resistance is Life reminds us [about Syria as we] ignore it at the peril of global peace and our own humanity. Lawrence Caswell sat down with Resistance is Life Director Apo W. Bazidi, Producer Goran Zaneti, and Syrian activists Naser Danan and Leen Midani..  [Click here to read further and listen...]

Life Shines A Light: Hope In A Refugee Camp On The Turkey-Syria Border | April 03, 2017 | CIFF The Daily by Amy Brown

With media reels constantly highlighting the devastation in the Middle East, it’s hard to picture any signs of peace or progress in these war-torn regions. But Apo W. Bazidi reveals a glimmer of light and cultural collaboration that all begins with an eight-year-old girl.. [Click here to read further...]

CIFF41 Meet the Filmmakers with Resistance is Life Director Apo W. Bazidi | April 03, 2017 | Cleveland International Film Festival

CIFF41 sits down with Apo W. Bazidi 

Everyone of us is trying to tell a story for one reason: Because we want to inspire and create. And filmmakers are the illuminators of the future. Every story shapes one other person. [Click here to watch the interview...]