MEMORIES ON STONE wins two awards at the 3rd Duhok International Film Festival
Last week MEMORIES ON STONE finally premiered in Kurdistan Regional Government at the 3rd Duhok International Film Festival. All screenings were sold out. Congratulations also to Shawkat Amin Korki for the "Best Kurdish Director" award and the Duhok City Award for "Best Feature Lenght Film filmed in Bahdinan Region".
MEMORIES ON STONE has also its cinema release in Kurdistan Regional Government on the 24th September!
Memories on Stone is Iraq's Oscar entry
We are very happy and grateful that MEMORIES ON STONE by Shawkat Amin Korki has been selected as official Oscar entry from Iraq. Many thanks to the selection committee. Fingers crossed for the nomination as "Best Foreign Language Film".
House without roof shooting completed
After 37 exciting days in Germany and Iraqi Kurdistan, we are happy to announce that HOUSE WITHOUT ROOF by Soleen Yusef was successfully finished yesterday evening. Many thanks to our great crew and cast. Working with all of you was a pleasure. Now, we are looking forward to the post-production.
Again three awards for Memories on Stone at RiverRun international Film Festival
Once again, MEMORIES ON STONE by Shawkat Amin Korki has been awarded at an international film festival with several prizes. The film was supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. At the RiverRun International Film Festival in North Carolina, USA, the drama received awards for: Best Narrative Feature Film, Best Actor (Hussein Hassan) and Special Jury Prize for Editing (Ebrahim Saeedi). Many thanks to the jury an congrats to the awards winners.
Memories on Stone awarded as Best Feature Narrative at the Peace on Earth Film Festival
We are happy to announce that MEMORIES ON STONE received the award for "Best Feature Narrative" at the Peace on Earth Film Festival in Chicago. Congratulations to Shawkat Amin Korki and Mehmet Aktas. Many thanks to the jury!
Memories on Stone being honored with multiple Awards at Fantasporto 2015
Shawkat Amin Korki's film wins three Awards at the 35th Fantasporto International Filmfestival in Porto, Portugal: Best Film, Best Screenplay and the Special Mention of the Critics. The 25th Directors Week/MANOEL DE OLIVEIRA AWARD honors films with subjects as intercultural problems and the discrimination of minorities. Congratulations to the Director and thanks to the Jury!
Memories on Stone wins unesco prize at the asia pacific screen awards
This year's UNESCO AWARD for outstanding contribution to the promotion and preservation of cultural diversity through film was awarded to Shawkat Amin Korki for directing MEMORIES ON STONE. The award honors movies fighting globally for human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty. Korki gladly received the award personally at the ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN AWARDS in Brisbane, Australia. We are very proud of this special prize. Many thanks to Brisbane!
Production Support for "Ersatz" from Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
The Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein supports our project ERSATZ (Writer & Director Peter Ott) with the production fund. We are very glad and grateful!
Shawkat Amin Korki wins "Best Director"-Award at Cinedays Skopje - 13th Festival of European Film
Shawkat Amin Korki was honored as "Best Director" at the Cinedays Skopje - 13th Festival of European Film. It's the second award for MEMORIES ON STONE. Congratulations!
Memories on Stone part of the "Official Selection" at Cinedays Skopje
Another reason to be happy. MEMORIES ON STONE is going to be screened in the "Official Selection" at Cinedays Skopje - 13th Festival of European Film. and therefore gets another chance to receive an award. We are looking forward to the festival which presents an outstanding program this year.