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.
From Cretéil To Rome
This past week Nimafilm has had the honour of being presented with two international awards. No Burqas Behind Bars receaved the Cretéil Women's Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary.
The film was also awarded at RIFF – Rome Independent Film Festival for Best International Documentary. You still have the chance to see it if you are in Rome this week.
Cretéil Women's Film Festival
No Burqas Behind Bars Competing For Best Feature Documentary
The prestigious international women's film festival in Cretéil - Festival International de Films de Femmes - has officially selected No Burqas Behind Bars for thir 34th edition of the festival. Nimafilm is happy to announce our nomination for Best Feature Documentary.
The first screening of No Burqas Behind Bars takes place on the opening day of the festival, this Saturday, March 15th. Our producer Farima Karimi will be attending the screening for personal Q&A with the audience. If you are nearby Cretéil or Paris, make sure to stop by.
You can find the entire festival program here.