Most Popular Kurdish-Language Feature Films
My Sweet Pepper Land
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace... Dir: Hiner Saleem With: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta Drama 100 mins.
The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague. Dir: Danis Tanovic With: Colin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Paz Vega Drama | Mystery | War 99 mins.
Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing... Dir: Karzan Kader With: Zamand Taha, Sarwar Fazil, Diya Mariwan Drama 97 mins.
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq
Dir: Serdar Akar, Sadullah Sentürk With: Necati Sasmaz, Billy Zane, Ghassan Massoud Action | Adventure 122 mins.
Turtles Can Fly
Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate. Dir: Bahman Ghobadi With: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal Drama | War 98 mins.
In a remote, isolated village in post-Soviet Armenia, Hamo, a widower with a pitiful pension and three worthless sons... Dir: Hiner Saleem With: Romen Avinian, Lala Sarkissian, Ivan Franek Comedy | Drama 90 mins.
Bilal is 17 years old, a Kurdish boy from Iraq. He sets off on an adventure-filled journey across Europe... Dir: Philippe Lioret With: Vincent Lindon, Firat Ayverdi, Audrey Dana Drama 110 mins.
A, a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend... Dir: Theodoros Angelopoulos With: Harvey Keitel, Maia Morgenstern, Erland Josephson Drama | War 176 mins.
Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran... Dir: Samira Makhmalbaf With: Said Mohamadi, Behnaz Jafari, Bahman Ghobadi Drama | War 88 mins.
Before Your Eyes
Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force. Dir: Miraz Bezar With: Senay Orak, Muhammed Al, Hakan Karsak Drama 102 mins.