Hard Life – I fought my way out of poverty

Cihad works tirelessly as his family’s sole breadwinner. His parents, Kurdish political refugees, set up a business in Germany once they had settled. But it eventually went bankrupt. Today, thanks to Cihad, the family is financially secure. Now the young man is focussing on his next big dream: to become a professional kickboxer. And he’s getting ready for his first big fight.

This programme by German channel ARD is part of The European Collection, a joint initiative of European public media (ARD, ARTE, France Télévisions, SRG SSR and ZDF), coordinated by ARTE.






22 min


From 06/10/2023 to 05/10/2024


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