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Duhok International Film Festival reveals the hosted cinema for this edition's Country Focus section.

Each year, one country´s cinematic culture takes stage in Duhok. Festival Artistic Director Shamal Sabri states that this year South Korea will be focused on. For the first time, the Country Focus section has chosen an Asian country.

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Duhok International Film Festival announces a new festival President

Duhok International Film Festival is honored to announce Mr. Farhad Amin Atrushi, to preside the festival.

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New Programmes, New Jury, New Awards Format

The Duhok International Film Festival continuously develops its recognizable concept as an international film festival.

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SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Submissions are now open for the 5th Duhok International Film Festival 2017.

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Duhok IFF 2016 Closing Ceremony

On Friday, September 16th The 4th edition of Duhok International Film Festival turned off its large screens with the announcement of the festival’s awards.

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The 9 competition feature films in the Kurdish Cinema Section are announced

Duhok IFF has announced the feature films competing in the Kurdish Cinema Section. Nine films are competing for eight different awards

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8 films are competing for the Yilmaz Güney Award

At this year's festival's edition 17 International Feature Films will be screened as part of the World Cinema Section and 8 of them are competing for the Yilmaz Güney Award

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YOUTH by Oscar-Winning director Paolo Sorrentino in the International Program

YOUTH, starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Paul Dano and Rachel Weisz and Jane Fonda is the latest masterpiece by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino who received the Academy Award

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‘The Swallow’ by award-winning director Mano Khalil, competes in the Kurdish Cinema Section of Duhok 4th IFF.

“The Swallow, set in Duhok, Kurdistan, was made a few days before Isis took the city of Mosul. It’s a love story, but it’s also a political story.

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“Drum” by Keywan Karimi, From Venice 2016 to Duhok 4th IFF

Duhok 4th International Film Festival is proud to premiere Keywan Karimi’s first feature film ‘Drum’ in the Kurdish Cinema Competition.

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