INVITATION FROM SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL
We are happy to announce that our feature film project HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF has been invited to CineLink at Sarajevo Film Festival 2014. Director Soleen Yusef and producer Mehmet Aktaş will present the project to representatives of the international film industry.
BEFORE SNOWFALL starts in cinemas across Germany
On September 11th, 2014, BEFORE SNOWFALL (Der Junge Siyar) starts in German cinemas. We are glad to present the film about the odyssee of a Kurdish boy across Europe to regaign the family honour by killing his sister.
Amanda Nomination for Aktaş and Zaman
It's our pleasure to announce that mîtosfilm author and producer Mehmet Aktaş is nominated with the film "Letter to the King" for Best Script on behalf of the Norwegian Film Prize Amanda Awards 2014. Director Hisham Zaman as well as supporting actors Hasan Demirci and Ivan Anderson got nominated for Best Director and Best Supporting Actor.
"Letter to the King" already won the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film doted with 1 Mio. SEK at Göteborg International Film Festival 2014 in February.
World premiere MEMORIES ON STONE
We proudly announce that our new film “Memories On Stone” is going to celebrate its world premiere at the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The film was directed by Shawkat Amin Korki and will be screened on the 6th of July.
Thanks to our team, friends & supporters!
MFG Filmförderung supports HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF
We are very happy!
The MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg supports our project HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF (Writer&Director: Soleen Yussef) with the production fund.
Thanks to Stuttgart and to our co-producer Essence Film!
Dear friends, partner and supporter,
Thank you for the wonderful work we did together this year.
We wish you all a peaceful and relaxing christmastime and a happy new year!
And we are looking forward to the future projects we will do together.
With the warmest greetings,
SPECIAL AWARD OF THE JURY FÜR BEFORE SNOWFALL IN MANNHEIM-HEIDELBERG
We are very glad to announce, that Taher Abdullah Taher has been awarded by the jury of the International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg for his "charismatic courage portrait of the character" in Before Snowfall.
AWARD FOR BEFORE SNOWFALL AT ABU DHABI FILM FESTIVAL
Before Snowfall wins the award within the New Horizons section for the Best Film from the Arab World for portraying an inner transformation of a young man anchored in his traditions through a personal journey, discovering humanity, love and cultural intersections.
FESTIVAL UPDATE – GERMAN PREMIERE
The last weeks have been very succesful regarding our film „Before Snowfall“. The film is currently nominated for 7 awards by the International Jury of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. And on the upcoming weekend, we are very glad to present the film for the first time in Germany, when Before Snowfall will be presented within the competition of the International Film Festival in Mannheim-Heidelberg.
BEFORE SNOWFALL AT DUHOK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Suzan Ilir has been selected by the Jury of the Duhok International Film Festival as the Best Actress. In addition, the film has got the Duhok City Award for Best Film and finally, the film as itself a special mention by the Jury.