'Brothers of Silence' won the Jury Award for the Best Kurdish Documentary

The Duhok International Film Festival

Brothers of Silence


'Brothers of Silence' by Taylan Mintaş, Erol Mintaş & Sedat Yildiz from Turkey

won the Jury Award for the Best Kurdish Documentary at the Duhok International Film Festival!

Toso and Çao, are two successful and popular brothers, married to strong women, father to healthy children and grandchildren and live a fairly ‘ordinarily’ life despite the fact that they are both deaf. 'Brothers of Silence' follows these two ‘extra-ordinary’ men as they work and struggle to live and survive like all ‘normal’ men in rural Turkey.