International Emmy Awards
Fantastic news! No Burqas Behind Bars have been nominated for the International Emmy Awards 2014 - the TV industry's equivalent of the Oscars. Director Nima Sarvestani will guest the prestigious ceremony held in New York, November 24th, where the film will be competing for Best Documentary.
PRIX EUROPA Nomination
Great news! No Burqas Behind Bars has been nominated for Best TV Documentary Award at the prestigeous Prix Europe - One of the worlds biggest TV festivals.
We will be present during the festival which kicks of October 18th in Berlin. The winners will be presented friday the 24th.
It will be one entire week filled with great TV and films - so make sure to be in Berlin!
If You Are In Berlin Next Week...
... don't miss Berlin Favourites Film Festival. The festival program consist of a special selection of award winning films from all over the globe. No Burqas Behind Bars is one of them, screening wednesday September 4th. For more info check their website here.
Swedish Television Awards
No Burqas Behind Bars has been nominated for Best TV documentary at the annual Swedish Television awards ceremony Kristallen. The gala takes place this friday at 8 pm swedish time, and will be broadcasted live on TV4.
Director Nima Sarvestani and producer Maryam Ebrahimi will be attending the awards. You can follow everything live online via their webiste here.
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.