'Toren' wins best feature film in Brazil


3/9/2019 17:59:00
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"Toren", directed by Nawzad Shekhani, won the best feature film at the Brazil International Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro.

 

Director of the film Nawzad Shekhani thanked the festival's management team and the jury members for their crowning and evaluation of the film "Toren" after receiving the award, and also dedicated this winning to Iraqi cinema, and to the Yezidi people whom which the film carrys their pain and aspirations.

 

The film examines the tragedy of the Yezidi Kurds, who have been subjected to the most horrible human rights abuses by the ISIS terrorists and their ongoing exposure to genocide throughout history.

 

 It is noteworthy that the film was produced in 2018 and has been presented at dozens of international film festivals, during which it managed to gain an international reputation on a large scale, as it presented a hot topic, bold and full of humanitarian messages.

 

 

 

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