COMPETITION

The Kurdish Dream - War or Peace

Original Title: The Kurdish Dream - War or Peace
Kurdistan, UK/ 2016/ 95

Director: Kae Bahar & Claudio Von Planta
Producer: Kae Bahar & Claudio Von Planta
Production Company: Joka Films & Von Planta Productions
Cinematography: Claudio Von Planta
Scriptwriter: Kae Bahar & Claudio Von Planta
Editor: Besnik Mohamed & Simon Pearce
Music Composer: Barrie Bignold
Language: Kurdish, English
Main Cast: Kae Bahar
World Premiere

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White Sycamore

Original Title: Çinara Sipî
Turkey/2015/83 min

Director: Kazim Öz
Producer: Kazim Öz
Production Company: Koz Film
Cinematography: Kazim Öz
Scriptwriter: Kazim Oz
Editor: Kazim Öz, Mehmet Dalmaz, Özcan Vardar
Language: Kurdish, Turkish
Main Cast: Zeynel Kahraman
International Premiere

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My Paradise

Original Title: Bihuşta Min
Kurdistan, Germany/ 2016/ 104 min

Director: Ekrem Heydo
Producer: Ekrem Heydo
Production Company: Artîstîk Film
Cinematography: Ekrem Heydo
Scriptwriter: Ekrem Heydo
Editor: Franziska von Berlepsch
Music Composer: Suleyman Çarnewa Gültekin, Marie Awadis, Ralf Ehlert, Egîdê Cimo
Language: Kurdish, Arabic
Main Cast: Ara Keshishian, Almaza Eyanê, Abid Xelîl, Siyamed Osman, Muzhar Osterkhan

International Premiere

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Gulîstan, Land of Roses

Original Title: Gulîstan, Land of Roses
Canada, Germany/ 2016/ 86min


Director: Zaynê Akyol
Producer: Sarah Mannering, Mehmet Aktaş, Fanny Drew
Production Company: Périphéria, Mîtosfilm, National Film Board Of Canada
Cinematography: Etienne Roussy
Scriptwriter: Zaynê Akyol
Editor: Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Music Composer: Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux
Language: Turkish, Kurdish
Main Cast: Sozdar Cûdî, Rojen Bêrîtan, Nupelda Herekol, Şîlan Doxan
Middle-East Premiere

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The Girl Who Saved My Life

Original Title: Flickan som räddade mitt liv
Sweden, KRG/ 2016/ 79 min


Director: Hogir Hirori
Producer: Hogir Hirori
Production Company: Lolav Media
Cinematography: Hogir Hirori, Millat Hirori
Scriptwriter: Hogir Hirori
Editor: Hogir Hirori, Anders Eriksson, Bjorn Eriksson
Music Composer: Mohammed Zaki
Language: Kurdish
Main Cast: Souad, Hanifa, Besma, Wesila, Khalid, Tawrê, Harbia
Middle-East Premiere

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