EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi-Kurdish director Hiner Saleem is in Cannes with Un Certain Regard title My Sweet Pepperland [pictured].
EXCLUSIVE: Ambitious Tanweer has closed a slew of acquisitions led by Big Eyes and St. Vincent from The Weinstein Company for India and Turkey and Laggies and The Forger from The Solution for India and Greece.
Un Certain Regard title My Sweet Pepperland and Mohammed Al Daradji’s In The Sands Of Babylon are among the 16 films to receive grants from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Sanad fund.
Dir/scr: Mohammad Rasoulof. Iran 2013. 134mins
Dir/scr: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. France-Chad. 2013. 101mins
Dir/scr: Hany Abu Assad. Palestine. 2013. 98mins
Dir/scr: Ari Folman. Israel-Germany-France-Belgium-Poland-Luxembourg. 2013. 123mins