News & festivals
Excited to announed Heroines of the Pipes is completed!
An amazing film about the world of the tobacco pipe, those who make
them and those who collect them.
The Man Who Wanted to Change the World screens at Millenium Int. Documentary Film Festival
Great news for The Man Who Wanted to Change the World which screens in Panorama Planet http://www.festivalmillenium.org/en/type-de-competition/panorama-planet
No Land's Song at the Berlinale!
It is with great pleasure we announce the screening of NO LAND’S SONG at the Berlin Film Festival!
Little Black Dress premiers on Sky Arte
The co-production between Molly Aida Film and DocArt, the Little Black Dress, had its television debut on Sky Arte.
The Forgotten Army is now completed
After a few years of dedicated hard work, we are delighted to announce that The Forgotten Army is now completed and will be released in Germany April 2017
The Man Who Wanted to Change the World airs 13 October 23:00 on NPO 2
Mariette Faber's documentary about artist and visionary Peter Westerfeld has its television debut Thursday. Tune in and discovery an extraordinary idea to re-green desertified land. http://www.human.nl/2doc/2016/de-man-die-de-wereld-wilde-veranderen.html
The Man Who Wanted to Change the World screens Pariscience Film Festival
We are pleased to announce the screening of The Man Who Wanted to Change the World at the Pariscience Film Festival October 9. https://pariscience.fr/session/lhomme-qui-voulait-changer-le-monde/
Drokpa screens at Margaret Meade
We are thrilled that Drokpa will be screening at theMargaret Meade Film Festival this October in the American Museum of Natural History. http://www.amnh.org/explore/margaret-mead-film-festival/films/drokpa
Life on the Border - Wins ECU
We are thrilled to post that Life on the Border won best non European Independent Documentary at the ECU awards http://www.ecufilmfestival.com/en/award-winners-ecu-2016/
Kurds key ally in US led coalition
Today a large campaign against Islamic State began. The fighters consist mainly of the Kurdish Popular Protection Units which are a key ally in the US led coalition against IS.
The documentary Life on the Border shows the plight of refugee Kurdish and Yazidis children. Produced by Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi Life on the Border speaks about the life in refugee camps on the border with Syria where Kurds seek refuge from ISIS
Life on the Border - Competes Krakow Film Festival
Having screened at the Berlinale 2016 in Generations, we are excited to announce that Life on the Border now competes in the Krakhow Film Festival
Ronahi Ezaddin’s Our Film Is Better Hotdocs shorts
Life on the Border's Ronahi Ezaddin's ironic film Our Film Is Better competes in Hotdocs shorts
Life on the Border - highlights from the ÉCU 2016 Official Selection
The astounding Life on the Border has been selected for the European Independent Film Festival
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice "jewel of a film" Asia House Film Festival
Banana Pancakes "jewel of a film" says Front Row Reviews after its screening at Asia House Film Festival http://www.frontrowreviews.co.uk/reviews/asia-house-film-festival-banana-pancakes-and-the-children-of-sticky-rice/37888
Life on the Border Berlinale
Bahman Ghobadi's powerful film project has its European Premier in the Generations program Berlinale
Make It Real: The Ones That Got Away
Film Comment chooses Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice as one of the great films of 2015 that got no US distribution. "a commitment to complications that unsettle rather than reaffirm. Such lack of condescension or self-congratulation is refreshing, if also hard to market."
The film follows the impact backpackers have on the local community in rural Laos.
No Land's Song Human Rights Watch: The Power of One
No Land's Song was in good company for this year's Human Right's Watch theme ‘The Power of One’, demonstrating the power of a single individual (for good or for evil) to impact people and events as well as provoke major change.
Banana Pancakes - Indiewire Reality Check
Indiewire "An audience and critics favorite in Rotterdam, where it had its world premiere, Dutch filmmaker Daan Veldhuizen's deceptively appealing encounter with villagers in a small Laotian town as they begin to welcome Western tourists is far more perceptive and sly than it first seems
Chosen as one of seven Great 2015 Documentaries Without US Distribution.
No Land's Song Short Listed European Film Awards
After the success of Football Under Cover, Ayat Nahafi's latest film No Land's Song is among 15 documentaries recommended for the EFW.
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice screens at the American Museum of Natural History
Margaret Mead Film Festival screens Daan Veldhuizen's Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice.
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice Golden Calf Competition NFF
We are please to announce Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice's nomination for the Golden Calf in the Netherlands Film Festival for best feature length documentary.
Banana Pancakes theatric release in the Netherlands
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice can be seen in the cinema as of the 25th of July. For information please go to https://www.facebook.com/laosdocumentary
No Land's Song New York Times
We are thrill to present the New York Times review of No Land's Song after it's screening at the International FilmCenter theater in New York. http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/06/22/iranian-musician-fights-for-womens-rights-to-perform-in-public/
No Land's Song wins at Dok Leipzig
No Land's song wins Prize of the Youth Jury at Dok Leipzig
No Land's Song wins Noor Film Festival
Ayat Najafi's new film No Land's Song wins Best Director at Noor Film Festivalhttp://www.payvand.com/news/14/oct/1140.html
Que Caramba es la Vida German Film Award
Que Caramba has been pre-selected for the German Film Award and will be part of the Lola Screenings at this years Berlinale
Moving Stills - Kadir van Lohuizen screens FIFA
We are excited to announce FIFA - International Festival of Films on Art's has selected Moving Stills for this years program. http://www.artfifa.com
Banana Pancakes and the Children of Sticky Rice premiers Rotterdam
Daan Veldhuizen's new film about the impact of backpackers in rural Loas.
Que Caramba es la Vida will be at the IDFA
Que Caramba es la Vida will have its next screening at the IDFA