Awards

Abu Dhabi Film Festival

2013 Won
Narrative Competition
Best Film from the Arab World
In the Sands of Babylon (2013)
Nominated
Black Pearl Award
Best Narrative Feature
In the Sands of Babylon (2013)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2012 Won
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
In My Mother's Arms (2011)
Shared with:

Berlin International Film Festival

2010 Won
Peace Film Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)
Won
Amnesty International Film Prize
Syn Babilonu (2009)
Tied with Waste Land (2010).

Black Movie Film Festival

2012 Won
Young Adults Jury Award
Iraq: War, Love, God & Madness (2011)

Brooklyn International Film Festival

2006 Won
Spirit Award
Best Feature
Ahlaam (2006)

Cairo International Film Festival

2010 Won
Best Screenplay
Arabic Film Compitition
Syn Babilonu (2009)
Shared with:

CPH:DOX

2011 Nominated
Amnesty Award
In My Mother's Arms (2011)
Shared with:

Dubai International Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Muhr Arab Award
Best Film - Short
Atfal al harb (2013)
Shared with:
Best Film - Short
Atfal Allah (2013)
Shared with:

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Best New International Feature
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Fajr Film Festival

2011 Nominated
Special Jury Award
International Competition
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Hawaii International Film Festival

2010 Won
Halekulani Golden Orchid Award
Narrative Feature
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Istanbul International Film Festival

2006 Won
Special Prize of the Jury
Ahlaam (2006)

Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival

2006 Won
Geber Award
Ahlaam (2006)

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2010 Won
Netpac Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Film depicts human suffering not only in Iraq but in any other war, with a sensitively controlled ... More

Film depicts human suffering not only in Iraq but in any other war, with a sensitively controlled camera.


Leeds International Film Festival

2006 Won
Golden Owl Award
Ahlaam (2006)

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

2011 Won
Audience Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Raindance Film Festival

2010 Won
Jury Prize
Best International Feature
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

2011 Won
Rotterdam Award
Works Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Seattle International Film Festival

2010 Won
Emerging Masters Showcase Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Seville European Film Festival

2010 Won
Golden Giraldillo
Best Film
Syn Babilonu (2009)
Best Film
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Sundance Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Dramatic
Syn Babilonu (2009)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2014 Nominated
Grand Prize
In the Sands of Babylon (2013)
2011 Won
Special Jury Prize
FICC Jury Prize
Syn Babilonu (2009)
Shared with:

Tribeca Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Jury Award
Best Documentary Feature
War, Love, God & Madness (2008)

Warsaw International Film Festival

2010 Nominated
Competition 1-2 Award
Syn Babilonu (2009)

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