UNESCO Cultural Diversity Award goes to REŞEBA – THE DARK WIND

Hussein Hassan receives the Asia Pacific Screen Awards Cultural Diversity Award, under the Patronage of UNESCO, for REŞEBA – THE DARK WIND.

International Jury member Nansun Shi (Hong Kong PRC) said “The Dark Wind is a wonderful film, but very sad. Coming to these Awards, I had not realised the subject matter of the Yazidis, and we wanted to highlight this to the world, and bring more attention to these people.”

Producer and screenwriter of THE DARK WIND Mehmet Aktaş dedicates this prize to all Yazidi women who are imprisoned by ISIS.

REŞEBA – THE DARK WIND wins the Grand Newcomer Award Mannheim-Heidelberg

REŞEBA – THE DARK WIND wins the Grand Newcomer Award Mannheim-Heidelberg for the best fiction feature film. 
"By its impressive directing, strong script and great actors performance, „The Dark Wind“succeeds in overpassing its dramatic and urgent topic to make it an achieved cinematographic work." - The independent International Jury of 65th International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. 

THE DARK WIND is Closing film at Busan IFF 2016

Reşeba - The Dark Wind gathered 4.000 people in the audience as Closing film of the 21st Edition of Busan International Film Festival.

house without roof wins friedensfilmpreis in osnabrück

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF by Soleen Yusef was awarded with the Friedensfilmpreis at the Filmfest Osnabrück. Congratulations!

The Hive receives german-turkish development funding

We are very happy about the support from the German-Turkish Co-Production Development Fund for our latest feature film project THE HIVE. The script is written and the film to be directed by Turkish director Eylem Kaftan. It is the first co-production between mîtosfilm and the Istanbul based production company Pero Film. Thanks a lot to the selection committee.  

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF wins first steps award

We are proud of Soleen Yusef who received the FIRST STEPS AWARD yesterday evening. Her film HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF was awarded as Best Feature Film. The First Steps Award is the most important award for German young filmmakers. Congratulations to the director and the entire team for this outstanding prize.

Gulîstan - Land of Roses and House without Roof awarded at the Duhok IFF

At the 4th Duhok International Film Festival we received two awards. GULÎSTAN - LAND OF ROSES by Zayne Akyol received the award for Best Kurdish Documentary. HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF by Soleen Yusef which was mainly shot in Duhok and surrounding areas, convicnced the local audience. Yusef's debut film received the Audience Award.

House without Roof wins Special Grand Prix of the Jury in Montreal

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF won the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the 40th Montreal World Film Festival . We are honored and very happy. Special congratulations to Soleen Yusef (writer & director), producer Jana Raschke and executive producer Mehmet Aktas. 

House without Roof invited to Montreal World Film Festival

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF by Soleen Yusef is invited to Monreal World Film Festival where the film is going to be presented internationally for the first time on 30.08.2016. The film is selected for the main competitive section "World Competition". Fingers crossed for young director Soleen Yusef and her HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF.

House without Roof nominated for first steps awards

HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF is nominated twice for the prestigious First Steps Award. Congratulations to writer and director Soleen Yusef for being nominated in the category "Best Feature Film". We are also happy to announce that Producer Jana Raschke is nominated for the "No Fear award which honors the best production. The ceremony takes place on the 19th September in Berlin.