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.



APSA Celebration


 Special Screening Of No Burqas Behind Bars In Washington DC

The Motion Picture Association Of America (MPAA) together with the Embassy of Australia are going to arrange an event, celebrating of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Nimafilm is honoured as a special screening of No Burqas Behind Bars will be held due to the film being one of the recipients of the MPA APSA Academy Film Fund 2011.

Our producer Maryam Ebrahimi will be guesting the event and special screening, which will be held March 20th in Washington DC. You can read more about the MPAA and APSA collaboration in this Variety article





No Burqas Behind Bars Nominated For The Guldbagge Award!

The Swedish Film Institute has just presented the nominies for this years Guldbagge Awards - Swedens annual film gala. We at Nimafilm are extra happy today as No burqas Behind Bars is nominated for best documentary. You can watch the Awards Ceremony live at SVT1 20.00 or online at SVTPlay.