KURDISH CINEMA

Ants Apartment

Original Title: Koshki Merulekan
KRG / 2014 / 10 min

Director: Tofigh Amani
Producer: Abbas Abdolrazaq
Production Company: General directorate of culture and youth- Garmyan
Cinematography: Mohammad Rasouli
Scriptwriter: Tofigh Amani
Editor: Loghman Sokhanvar, Marjan Shirazi
Music Composer: Selective
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Farshid Gaweli - Shewbo Soleimani
National Premiere

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Home and Key

Original Title: Mal u Kilîl
KRG/ 2014/ 15 min

Director: Shwan Atoof
Producer: Shwan Atoof
Production Company: Directorate of Cinema Arts- Suleimani
Cinematography: Amjad Mohammad
Scriptwriter: Shwan Atoof
Editor: Rekawt Mohammad
Music Composer: Selective
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Hamarashid Haras, Jwan Saleh
Premiere: Kurdistan Premiere

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Memories on Stone

Original Title: Bîranînên li ser Kevirî
Germany/ Kurdistan/ 2014/ 97min

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki
Producer: Mehmet Aktas
Production Company: mîtosfilm
Cinematography: Salem Salavati
Scriptwriter: Mehmet Aktas, Shawkat Amin Korki
Editor:  Ebrahim Saeedi
Music Composer: John Gürtler, Özgür Akgül
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Hussein Hassan, Nazmi Kirik, Shima Molaei
National Premiere

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Come to My Voice

Original Title: Were Dengê Min
Turkey/ 2014 / 105 min

Director: Huseyin Karabey
Producer: Huseyin Karabey
Production Company: Asi Film Yapim
Cinematography: Anne Misselwitz
Scriptwriter: Huseyin Karabey,Abidin Parilti
Editor: Baptiste Gacoin
Music Composer: Serhat Bostanci, Imran Erin, AliYekbas
Language: Kurdish, Turkish
Main Cast: Feride Gezer, Melek Ulger, Muhsin Tokcu
Kurdistan Premiere

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Letter to the King

Original Title: Brev til Kongen
Norway/ 2014/ 75 min  

Director: Hisham Zaman
Producer: Hisham Zaman and Alan Milligan
Production Company: Zaman Film
Cinematography:  Marius Matzow Gulbrandsen
Scriptwriter: Hisham Zaman and Mehmet Aktas
Editor: Sverrir Kristjansson Inger Lise Langfeldt Arild Tryggestad
Music Composer: David Reyes
Language: Kurdish, Norwegian, German, English
Main Cast: Nazmi Kirik, Aliba Salimi, Ivan Anderson, Hasan Demirci, Zheer Ahmed Qader, Amin Senatorzade, Raouf Saraj

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Song of my Mother

Original Title: Klama Dayika Min
Turkey, Germany, France / 2014 / 103 min

Director: Erol Mintas
Producer: Asli Erdem, Erol Mintas
Production Company: Mintas Film
Cinematography: George Chiper Lillemark
Scriptwriter: Erol Mintas
Editor: Alexandru Radu
Music Composer: Bashar Under
Language: Kurdish, Turkish
Main Cast: Feyyaz Duman, Zubeyde Ronahi, Nesrin Cevadzade
Middle East Premiere 

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Pako

Original Title: Pako
KRG/ 2015/ 68 min

Director: Welid M. Taher
Producer: Welid M. Taher
Production Company: Directorate of Cinema Arts - Duhok 
Cinematography: Kurt Braun
Scriptwriter: Welid M. Taher
Editor: Ebrahim Saeedi
Music Composer: Mohammed Zaki
Language: Kurdish, Arabic
Main Cast: Rekesh Shahbaz, Berivan Isa
National Premiere

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Mikael

Original Title: Mikael
KRG, USA, UAE / 2015 / 79 min

Director: Kordo Doski
Producer: Kordo Doski, Jose Moreno Brooks, Nameer Al Durrah
Production Company: Saidwho Productions
Cinematography: Michael Ciulla
Scriptwriter: Kordo Doski
Editor: Jose Moreno Brooks
Music Composer: Tim Martin, Wavetourists
Language: Kurdish, English
Main Cast: Kordo Doski, Jose Moreno Brooks, Sitara Hewitt, Mivan Shaban
World Premiere

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Farewell Analog

Original Title: Malawa Analog
Iran / 2015 / 60 min

Director: Hiwa Aminnejad
Producer: Hiwa Aminnejad
Production Company: Hoze Honari Kurdistan
Cinematography: Hamid Ghavami – Sarkew Mesgari
Scriptwriter: Hiwa Aminnejad
Editor: Hiwa Aminnejad, Reza Alaee
Music Composer: Selective
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Ali Mahmodian, Ahmad Majidi, Rabee Sharifi
World Premiere

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The Dance of Horses

Original Title: Semay Espekan
KRG/ 2014 / 80 min

Director: Sardar Khalil
Producer: Azad Sawza
Production Company: Directorate of Cinema arts- Sulaimaniya
Cinematography: Safen Esmaeil
Scriptwriter: Sardar Khalil
Editor: Hayedeh Safiyare
Music Composer: Member of the Swedish Radio
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Omer Dilpak, Nzar Salami
National Premiere

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