International Emmy Award For No Burqas Behind Bars!
Fantastic news! No Burqas Behind Bars has just received the worlds biggest TV prize – the International Emmy Award for best Documentary.
We are so very proud and honoured by this recognition, and also by the recent sucess of the film around the world. The subject is dear to our hearts and it pleases us that so many people share this with us.
World Premiere At IDFA 2014
Nima Sarvestani's latest film Those Who Said No will have world premiere at this years IDFA – and is selected for main competition.
Below are the screening dates - Nima Sarvestani will be present during the entire festival. Make sure to stop by if you are in Amsterdam.
23/11, 12:30 Tuschinski 2 – Movies That Matter event
25/11, 16:45 Tuschinski 1
27/11, 11:15 Eye Cinema 2
29/11, 20:45 Munt 10
30/11, 12:30 Munt 09
Short summary of the film: For the first time an International People’s Tribunal convenes in The Hague court of justice to investigate the mass executions of political prisoners in Iran during the 1980s. Iraj is one of the survivors who lead this fight for justice, together with other victims he testifies against a crime that has been kept secret from the world for over 25 years.
Winner Of Prix Europa
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!