Most Popular Kurdish-Language Feature Films
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.
In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them. Dir: Fatih Akin With: Tahar Rahim, Simon Abkarian, Makram Khoury Drama | History 138 mins.
Valley of the Wolves: Iraq
The film covers through fiction real-life events like the occupation of Iraq, the execution of Daniel Pearl, the Hood event and the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. Dir: Serdar Akar, Sadullah Sentürk With: Necati Sasmaz, Billy Zane, Ghassan Massoud Action | Adventure 122 mins.
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.
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.
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.
Jin, a guerrilla, lives in a cave and decides to escape from the organization. She finds some civilian clothes and goes down from the mountain to the city. However, the city is no safer than the mountain. Dir: Reha Erdem With: Deniz Hasgüler, Onur Ünsal, Yildirim Simsek Drama 122 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.
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.
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.