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2016/03/23 Press release
Zaynê Akyol's feature documentary Gulîstan, Land of Roses has its world premiere in International Competition at Visions du Réel Festival in Switzerland.
Zaynê Akyol's first feature documentary, Gulîstan, Land of Roses (Périphéria Productions/Mîtosfilm/NFB), will have its world premiere in the International Competition at the Visions du Réel International Documentary Film Festival in Nyon, Switzerland. The film follows Kurdish female fighters who share their revolutionary and feminist ideals as they fight for their territory and wage war against ISIS, the so-called Islamic State group. Directed by a young and talented filmmaker, this powerful look at a red-hot topic affirms the NFB's ongoing support for auteur documentaries destined for the big screen. The 47th edition of Visions du Réel, one of the most important festivals dedicated to documentary film, will run from April 15 to 23, 2016.
2016/03/22 Press release
Nine NFB documentaries featured at Hot Docs 2016.
On the heels of a landmark commitment by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) to gender equity in film production, the wealth of talent and diversity in women's documentary filmmaking at the NFB takes centre stage at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, with four premieres of feature documentaries as well as four classic docs.