16/10/2013 Awards

MY SWEET PEPPER LAND wins top awards in Festival Duhok, Kurdistan

Best Kurdish Film, Best Kurdish Script and Best Kurdish Actress Awards go to My Sweet Pepper Land at  Festival Duhok 2013

Jury Statements:
"The jury has decided to award a special mention in the category “Best Kurdish Feature Film”. This promising debut tells an important story about topical issues concerning the clash between traditional and modern values."

"The award for Best Kurdish Script goes to a film which we think will attract a broad audience with its surprisingly good storytelling in a cinematic way. The screenplay allowed the filmmakers to shoot an entertaining film with interesting characters, important topics, action, pace and a touch of irony.
According to the jury, the two scriptwriters created the most well developed script of all the fiction films in the competition. They skillfully transformed the story into a complete film on paper.
We are happy to give the Best Kurdish Script award to Hiner Saleem & Antoine Lacomblez for
MY SWEET PEPPER LAND.
"

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