My Sweet Pepper Land | Sydney Premiere


After the fall of Saddam Hussein, Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, resolves to accept a position in a godforsaken village at the borders of Iran and Turkey, an illegal trafficking Mecca. There he meets Govend, a beautiful young woman who has come to work as the teacher in the newly-opened school despite her twelve brothers' hostility to the idea.

Screening with The Boxes.



Cannes Film Festival 2013

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Price: Adult $18 | Concession $16
Screening At: Dendy Opera Quays
Date and Time: 9:00 PM | August 23, 2013
Country: Kurdistan, France, Germany
Language: Kurdish (English Subtitles)
Year: 2013
Runtime: 95 min

Director: Hiner Saleem
Producer: Marc Bordure, Robert Guédiguian

Golshifteh Farahani, Korkmaz Arslan

Director - Hiner Saleem

Hiner Saleem (also transliterated as Hiner Salim) is an Iraqi–Kurdish film director. His memoir, My Father's Rifle, has been translated into several languages. Hiner Saleem was born in the town of Aqrah in Iraqi Kurdistan. He left Iraq at the age of 17, and soon made his way to Italy, where he …Read More

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