Festival Ânûû-rû Âboro
No Burqas Behind Bars has been selected to compete at the New Caledonian film festival Ânûû-rû Âboro. The english translation of the festival name is – "A Man's Shadow". They put a great effort on finding and screening films with unique languages and visual styles. The festival is a great forum to detect interesting new films.
The festival will be held in the beautiful location of New Caledonia, between October 17th - 25th. For more information about Ânûû-rû Âboro and the up-coming festival, check out their website here.
We are happy to announce that the "The Death Row" by Maryam Ebrahimi, has been chosen for official screening at the International Human Rights Film Festival in Albania.
The festival kicks off September 22nd. For more information about screening dates you can keep updated via the festival's website here.
Yesterday was the final day of the 17th edition of Brooklyn Film Festival. Unfortunately we could not attend the ceremony, however the outcome just reached us – No Burqas Behind Bars took home the prize for Best Feature Documentary.
We are moved by this award, and thrilled that the film has found new audience. Thank you BFF!
You can read more about the festival and ceremony here.
East Coast Premiere
Great news – Brooklyn Film Festival has officially selected No Burqas Behind Bars for the 2014 edition line-up. The film is in Competition for Best Feature Documentary. The festival kicks of May 31st and ends June 8th. This is No Burqas Behind Bars second premiere in the states – and its first east coast. So make sure to catch it during the festival dates.
For more information, see the festival website.
Middle East Now Festival
Competition In Florence
The 2014 Middle East Now Festival is kicking off tomorrow in Florence. We are happy to announce that No Burqas Behind Bars is in competition for the Best International Documentary Award. It will be a crowded event full of activities, so make sure to tune in if you are nearby.
The festival ends April 14, cklick here for the full programme and screening dates for No Burqas Behind Bars.