- 29 Aug 2015
On Thursday’s afternoon, August 27th, 2015, Duhok IFF held its second press conference in the festival’s center.
- 28 Aug 2015
Duhok IFF’s opening film is Iraq’s candidate for Oscars
- 17 Aug 2015
The object around which encloses the core concept of this year is the Nazar, a symbol that encloses many meanings; the eye of god, luck, tradition and cultural identity.
- 06 May 2015
Duhok International Film Festival looks back to film history. In this years festival edition the Retrospective Kurdistan presents feature films and documentaries all about the Kurdish region and its culture. The retrospective unites big and small cinema movies with television productions.
Photography Exhibitions: Rû bi Rû / Invisible Landscapes by Savaş Boyraz and Sign of Shame by Khaled Hasan
- 25 Feb 2014
Rû bi Rû / Invisible Landscapes is a two-piece work by the Kurdish artist Savaş Boyraz. Chapter I − observations consists of a photography exhibition in the documentary tradition: “Having used a large format camera, I photographed Kurds living in villages close to the state borders that separated them from a neighboring Kurdish village. With the help of the photographic image I was attempting, in a symbolic way, to unite a Kurdish identity that is torn by four borders”, Boyraz explains the aim of his exhibition.
- 25 Feb 2014
The civil war in Syria forced tens of thousands of Kurdish people to leave their homes, of whom many fled to the Kurdistan Regional Government and found refuge in the Domiz Camp. Now through a cooperation between the UNHCR and the Duhok IFF 2000 Kurdish refugees from all ages are given the opportunity to participate at selected film screenings of the festival for free. This cooperation was initiated by Protection Officer Erdogan Kalkan and Mehmet Aktas, the festival's Artistic Director.