Kurdish childhood friends Hussein and Alan direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity by the means of cinema and to face their own identity, it's worth putting everything on the line - even their own life.
Directed by: Shawkat Amin Korki
This is a story about two homeless brothers (Zana, 7) and (Dana, 10) who live on the edge of survival. In the beginning of the story they catch a glimpse of Superman through a hole in the wall at the local cinema. Zana and Dana decide that they want to go to America and live with Superman. Once they get there he can solve all their problems, make their lives easy and punish everyone that has been mean to them. Zana, the ...
Directed by: Karzan Kader
A woman tries to give a pair of shoes to her husband, who is in prison. The story takes place in Diyarbakır, Turkey in 1984 after the military coup in 1980, where the only language allowed to be spoken in prison is Turkish. The film won “Palme D’or” for short film in Cannes Film Festival 2012.
Directed by: L. Rezan Yesilbas
Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he sets out for the long and troublesome journey in a derelict bus, denying a recurring vision of his own death at half moon. Halfway the party halts at a small village to pick up female singer Hesho, which will only add to the difficulty ...
Directed by: Bahman Ghobadi