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David & Layla released
in USA from 20th of July
2007

5th London Kurdish
Film Festival

Kurdish director Hiwa Aminnejad

KurdishCinema.com - 18 December 2007

Hiwa Aminnejad was born in 1973 in Baneh,
Kurdistan, Iran from a Kurdish middle class family.
He obtained a diploma in Film Direction at the
Association of Cinema for Youth in Tabriz. From
1998 to 2001, he practiced photography and
participated in several national photos exhibitions. In
2001, he made his first short film “ Parasite”. “Atesh
e Kebrit” won the “Best Picture” award at “Esfahan
International Film Festival for Youth and Young
Adults”. “Agar do bare harf bezanam” was selected
among 20 films for the Retrospective of
Contemporary Iranian Films in Berlin in 2004.
“Afsoon” was selected for the “Hull Short Film
Festival in London”. “Hannabadan e dictator” was
shot in Kurdistan, Iraq in 2005.

He can be contacted at: www.kanifilms.com

Filmography

Four Prayers for Kirkuk
42 min  
2007
short
HDV



The Henna Ritual for a Dictator
(Hennabandan-e Dictator)
14 min
2005
Documentary
DVCAM




Enchantment
(Afsoon)
13 min
2004
Documentary
DV   



Light on this match
(Atesh e in kebrit)
14 min
2003
Short
DV  


Agar dobare harf bezane
(If he speaks again)
20 min
2003
Fict-Doc
DV  


Symphony Kuhestan  
2002
Documentary
DVCAM  


Parasite  
1981
Short
DVCAM