Duhok / Berlin - Duhok IFF is pleased to announce its partnership with Cinema for Peace Foundation, a non-profit organization, which has been aiming to influence the perception and resolution of global, social, political and humanitarian challenges of the time after 9/11 through films.


The Cinema for Peace Foundation supports a variety of important topics. Currently the foundation has set a a major focus on dealing with the refugee crisis, anti- radicalization and AIDS education in Africa, partly in cooperation with federal government programs.


The partnership includes an annual selection of 8-12 Cinema for Peace awarded films to be screened free of charge in Duhok IFF’s Special Screenings Section.


Apart of these film screenings, Cinema for Peace presents its "The Cinema for Peace Duhok IFF award" to one of the feature length competitive films containing a peaceful message. Annually, this award will be presented by a member or supporter of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, as part of Duhok IFF Jury.