PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War
Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.
Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman
Votes: 18,390 | Gross: $0.26M
88 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.
Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan, Caner Cindoruk
M | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
The story of Chloe's relationship with Rachel Amber before the manifestation of Max Caulfield's abilities.
Directors: William Beacham, Chris Floyd, Webb Pickersgill | Stars: Rhianna DeVries, Kylie Brown, Bootsie Park, Dan D.W. McCann
100 min | Drama
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »
Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan
TV-MA | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Australian journalist Michael Ware's experiences in Iraq during the 2003 war and after.
Directors: Bill Guttentag, Michael Ware | Stars: Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, Michael Ware
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he... See full summary »
Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Ismail Ghaffari, Allah-Morad Rashtian, Farzin Sabooni, Kambiz Arshi
Votes: 2,679 | Gross: $0.00M
74 min | Drama, Mystery
Set in a dystopian landscape, SCALES is the story of a young strong-willed girl, Hayat, who lives in a poor fishing village governed by a dark tradition in which every family must give one ... See full summary »
Director: Shahad Ameen | Stars: Basima Hajjar, Yagoub Alfarhan, Abdulaziz Shtian, Ibrahim Al-Hasawi
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A love story between a poor boy and a rich girl.
Director: Shwan Attoof | Stars: Halwest Muhammad, Nzar Salami, Narin Alan, Reshan Hemo
102 min | Drama
Havin, the young wife of Kurdish shepherd Zagros, is being accused of adultery. She flees with their daughter Rayhan from Kurdistan to Brussels. Zagros is convinced of her innocence, leaves his family to start a new life.
Director: Sahim Omar Kalifa | Stars: Maaike Neuville, Feyyaz Duman, Janne Desmet, Aziz Çapkurt
79 min | Drama, Romance, War
2006, Baghdad is ravaged by sectarian violence. Haifa Street is the epicenter of the conflict. Ahmed gets dropped off there by a taxi on his way to his beloved Suad's home to ask for her ... See full summary »
Director: Mohanad Hayal | Stars: Asaad Abdul Majeed, Iman Abdulhasan, Redhab Ahmad, Rudhab Ahmed
91 min | Horror, Thriller
Five strangers, one nightmare, Hell reincarnated. Curse of Mesopotamia is the first english language genre film coming out of the Middle East. Starring a diverse international cast, it is based on the Newroz legend.
Director: Lauand Omar | Stars: Melissa Mars, Terrell Carter, Karim Saidi, Kaoutar Boudarraja
150 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1959 underground revolutionaries try to assassinate Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Kassem in Baghdad. News reports claim they have failed, and at first the revolutionaries lay low, but as ... See full summary »
Directors: Tewfik Saleh, Terence Young | Stars: Saddam Kamel, Nada Siham, Mohsin al-Azzawi, Ibrahim Jalai
TV-MA | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
Hollywood collides with a group of veterans who are tired of the typical PTSD and valor-portrayed movies and decide to make an original dark humor zombie apocalypse film all on their own.
Director: Tim O'Donnell | Stars: Mana Afshar, Sean Astin, Mat Best, Dane Bingenheimer
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
A willful young boy follows his just as obstinate grandmother in a journey across Iraq, determined to discover the fate of her missing son, Ahmed's father, who never returned from war.
Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Shazada Hussein, Yasser Talib, Bashir Al Majid, Salih Abdul Rahman Farhad
95 min | Drama
Two Kurdish little people in Iraq risk their lives to fulfill their dreams and that is to meet football hero Cristiano Ronaldo.
Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ahmed Adel, Wrya Ahmed, Dana Ahmes, Kamaran Raoof
100 min | Drama, History
Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »
Director: Jamil Rostami | Stars: Nezar Selami, Rinas Voria, Abdol Hama Javan, Jian Ebrahim
90 min | Documentary, Biography, War
HONDROS follows the life and career of famous war photographer Chris Hondros by exploring the poignant and often surprising stories behind this award-winning photojournalist's best-known ... See full summary »
Director: Greg Campbell | Stars: Pancho Bernasconi, Greg Campbell, Chris Hondros, Justin Merriman
51 min | Documentary
German journalist Jürgen Todenhöfer uses this unique opportunity to expose ISIS' apocalyptic vision for the world and to document everyday life in the cities it controls. He finds a ... See full summary »
Director: Matías Basso | Star: Jürgen Todenhöfer
334 min | Documentary
Chronicles of everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion.
Director: Abbas Fahdel
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Carne Ross was a government highflyer. A career diplomat who believed Western Democracy could save us all. But working inside the system he came to see its failures, deceits and ulterior ... See full summary »
Directors: John Archer, Clara Glynn | Stars: Carne Ross, Hussein Azam, Pelai Pagès i Blanch, Murray Bookchin
170 min | Drama, War
This movie is about the 1920 revolution in Iraq against the English occupation.
Director: Mohamed Shukri Jameel | Stars: Oliver Reed, Ghazi Al-Takritee, James Bolam, Youssef El Ani
119 min | Documentary
A group of American veterans and a Muslim heart surgeon return to the Middle East to aid Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the grasp of ISIS.
Directors: Matthew Charles Hall, Jennifer Salcido | Stars: Richard Campos, Jimmy Cooper, Nemam Ghafouri, Kevin Graves
97 min | Documentary, War
A documentary about Kurds, middle-east war and "Kurdistan", a nation with about 45m population and still without a country.
Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Nariman Anwar, Helly Luv
96 min | Drama
A sixteen-year-old boy gets wrapped in plastic, and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. That's how Hisham Zaman's long awaited feature film debut begins.
Director: Hisham Zaman | Stars: Abdullah Taher, Suzan Ilir, Bahar Ozen, Ava Abdulsattar
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, War
From July to December 2015, Bernard-Henri Lévy and a team of cameramen travelled the 1000 kilometres of the frontline that separates Iraqi Kurdistan from Daesh's troupes. From this journey,... See full summary »
Director: Bernard-Henri Lévy | Star: Bernard-Henri Lévy
145 min | History
The movie is about the four days battle of qadisiyya between the Arab army under the command of Saad and the Persian army Andre the command of Rustum in the year 640 AD in Iraq
Director: Salah Abouseif | Stars: Suad Husni, Ezzat El Alaili, Shada Salim, Laila Taher
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Six year old Azad (a Kurd from Iraq) was engaged to his cousin Vian but after that the two kids were separated due to the political situation. At 19, Azad accidentally witnessed the murder ... See full summary »
Director: Antony Donchev | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Violeta Markovska, Mehmet Selim Akgul, Mihail Bilalov
The Show is telling a real romantic love story between the protagonists, as they struggled to reach to each other. In each episode, a separate romantic dramatic tale gathers Shams and Amir in Baghdad's magical atmosphere.
Stars: Zahra Habib, Eser West, Kadhim Al-Quraishiy, Anaam Al-Rubaye
90 min | Documentary
The Glock pistol has been fetishized in films and the arts, and is a regular top seller in the international arms market. This documentary tells the story of the rise of the Glock: the most sought-after service and murder weapon worldwide.
Directors: Fritz Ofner, Eva Hausberger
11 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Two young men have escaped persecution in Baghdad. Now separated in the United Kingdom their reunion is dependent upon the remembrance of a sonnet by Shakespeare and a paper boat.
Director: Andrew Steggall | Stars: Waleed Elgadi, Amir Boutrous, Jane Bertish, Raad Rawi
77 min | Drama, Romance
The teenagers Shirin and Soran are in love, and want to marry, but Shirin's father has arranged her marriage, and forbids them. On her wedding night Soran kidnaps her for them to be together.
Director: Halkawt Mustafa | Stars: Ali Ahmed, Soran Ebrahim, Soran Ibrahim, Shahen Jamal
45 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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Stars: Nasser Al Qasabi, Reem Abdullah, Yousef Al-Jarrah, Abdulelah AlSinani
92 min | Drama, Romance, War
Radical Islamist militants attack a village in Iraq where a young Yazidi love couple prepares for marriage. From that moment onwards their lives are turned into a nightmare.
Director: Hussein Hassan Ali | Stars: Rekish Shahbaz, Diman Zandi, Adil Abdolrahman, Meryem Boobani
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Set during the Iraq-Iran war in the 80s, the film tells of a tragicomic road trip set in Iraq's Kurdistan.
Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Nazmi Kirik, Eyam Ekrem, Belçim Bilgin, Ehmed Qeladizeni
82 min | Drama, Thriller
As Sara stands on the cusp of committing an unthinkable act, an unforeseen and awkward encounter gives her the opportunity to witness the potential consequences of her destructive action. But is this a second chance or an admission of guilt?
Director: Mohamed Al Daradji | Stars: Haydar Abdulamir, Huda Abdulamir, Bennet De Brabandere, Zahraa Ghandour
6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Crows, memories, emotions and minimal colours; Baghdad-based artist, Zahraa Al-Baghdadi, guides us through her process, her family line, and which things matter most to her in work and life.
Director: Yad Deen | Star: Zahraa Al-Baghdadi
45 min | Drama, History
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Stars: Ghanim Hamid, Samar Mohammed, Sami Kaftan, Star Khudair
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Mardan is a police officer who one day meets Leila, whose husband has disappeared. Mardan takes it on himself to solve the mystery.
Director: Batin Ghobadi | Stars: Hussein Hassan Ali, Helly Luv, Feyyaz Duman, Ismail Zagros
76 min | Drama
Film about a father who takes his 8 years old daughter from Basrah to Karbala searching a cure for cancer
Director: Atia Jbara Al-Darraji | Stars: Asaad Abdul Majeed, Mohammad Atia, Shahad Atia, Fuad Hanoun
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Yara lives alone with her grandmother in an isolated valley, most of whose inhabitants have died or emigrated abroad. One day,Yara meets a young stranger.
Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Michelle Wehbe, Elias Freifer, Mary Alkady, Elias Alkady
A audio-visual experimental documentary exploring the evolution of humanity's exploitation of Earth's life and resources through four video essays on jellyfish, marine life, animals and finally robots and artificial intelligence.
Director: Lujain Jo
95 min | Drama, Romance, War
The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up. Shortly after their marriage, Mastour and Zahra are... See full synopsis »
Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Karim Saleh, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Sayed Ragab
97 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Kurdish childhood friends Hussein (37) and Alan (40) direct and produce a film about the genocide of Kurdish people in Iraq, the Anfal campaign in 1988. They learn that, to achieve veracity... See full summary »
Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Bangen Ali, Hussein Hassan Ali, Salih Arif, Nazmi Kirik
86 min | Documentary, War
"Nowhere to Hide" follows a man - the medic and father Nori Sharif - through 5 years of dramatic change in the war-torn Diyala-province; one of the most dangerous provinces in the middle of... See full summary »
Director: Zaradasht Ahmed | Stars: Abu Fallah, Hans Husum, Mudhafar, Nori Sharif
59 min | Documentary
A horrifying account of Saddam's use of chemical weapons, and the atrocities his sidekick "Chemical Ali" performed in the name of the Ba'ath Party.
Directors: Kawa Akrawi, Jano Rosebiani | Stars: Ali Hassan Al-Majid, Saddam Hussein
74 min | Drama, War
Iraqi filmmaker Hassan documents the lives of his friends and neighbors in the tumultuous days following the U.S. invasion of his country.
Director: Oday Rasheed | Stars: Samar Qahtan, Myriam Abbas, Hussein Abdul-Kareem, Youssef El Ani
74 min | Documentary, Biography
The inspiring story of three women risking their lives to incite political, activist, and armed uprisings in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq.
Director: Benedetta Argentieri | Stars: Rojda Felat, Selay Ghaffar, Yanar Mohammed
10 min | Short, Drama
The teacher, a girl from a city becomes a teacher in a village, she is in love with Shero who is a guy from the village, she has to choose one among Shero, Son of the chief of the village and humanity.
Director: Hardi Hassan | Stars: Kardina Hemn, Hama Koyi, Sirwan Mahmood Gly, Shaxawan Mustafa
73 min | Drama
A road movie set in Iraq in 2003 during the fall of Saddam. Two Kurds are looking for the parents of a five-year-old boy who has been found in the street in tears. His name is Saddam too. ... See full summary »
Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Adil Abdolrahman, Hussein Hassan Ali, Aba Rash, Eyam Ekrem
72 min | Documentary, History, Music
Four hundred years ago, during the Safavid and Ottoman era, forty thousand Afsharid Turks were resettled by the King of Persia from Anatolia to the northeastern frontiers of the Persian ... See full summary »
Director: Soran Mardookhi